David Mills graduated from law school in 1973. Following his graduation, he joined Lowenstein, Kohl, Fisher & Boylan, a major law firm of over 100 attorneys, where he became a Senior Tax Partner.
He was also Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey, as well as Chairman of the Partnership Tax Committee of the American Bar Association, and Chairman of the Tax Section of the New Jersey Section of Taxation.
In 1986 Mr. Mills moved to Los Angeles, California to work at Cambrent Financial Group in association with the firm of Victor, Sandler & Cogut. This position allowed him to negotiate numbers acquisitions on behalf of private and corporate investors. He resigned that position effective December 31, 1987.
In 1988, he founded Mills & Lynn Enterprises for the purpose of undertaking personal financial transactions.
In 1991, he became the chief executive officer and sole shareholder of Harbourton General Corporation, the General Partner of Harbourton Holdings, LP In 1994, he became chairman of the General Partnership of Harbourton Financial Services, LP and Chairman of Harbourton Reassurance, Inc. Mr. Mills currently serves as one of the two managing partners of Harbourton Enterprises, a large private investment firm.
In August of 1994, Mr. Mills moved to Santa Cruz, California. Mr. Mills was appointed as a lecturer in The School of Law at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California for the academic years 1996 and 1997.
In the spring of 1997, Mr. Mills was appointed Consulting Professor at The Stanford Law School. In 1999 Mr. Mills was appointed Senior Lecturer at Stanford Law School, a position he currently holds. In addition, in 2002 Mr. Mills was appointed Director of Clinical Education at Stanford Law School. He teaches various courses on law and a course on White Collar Crime. Mr. Mills serves on Boards of various not for profits as well as the Boards of a few profit making ventures.more » « less