David Flattum Global General Counsel Share Add Download Print Mr. Flattum is a managing director and global general counsel of PIMCO, based in Newport Beach, California. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2006, he served as managing director, U.S. general counsel and chief operating officer of Allianz Asset Management of America. Prior to that, Mr. Flattum was a partner at the law firm of Latham & Watkins, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and undergraduate degrees in philosophy and electrical engineering from the University of Southern California.