David Thomas represents and counsels policyholders in litigation and non-litigation matters relating to an array of commercial insurance lines, including cybersecurity and privacy, commercial general liability, umbrella, D&O, bankers professional liability, employment practices liability, and first-party property and business interruption. His litigation experience includes traditional insurance coverage and recovery of funds under insurance-related collateralization programs. Dave advises corporate policyholders in applying for or reviewing various coverages, and represents and counsels individual property owners in high-value insurance claims, including due to wildfires, mudslides, and other natural disasters.
His practice extends to a variety of corporate and commercial litigation involving contract disputes, tort claims, unfair competition and trade practices claims, and corporate disputes. He also has represented individual claimants harmed by fraudulent and unfair practices in the sale of life and health insurance products and insurance-related transactions.
Dave was an assistant district attorney on a three-month secondment to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, where he tried five jury trials to verdict.
Member, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee
Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys
Board Member, Harvard Law School Association of Los Angeles