David concentrates his practice in complex commercial and business litigation, with an emphasis on insurance, subrogation and recovery. Representing clients in state and federal courts, David has successfully defended an array of insurance coverage claims involving property, professional liability, financial institutions, fidelity, commercial crime and uninsured motorist coverage. He has litigated numerous adversarial proceedings before the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, including preference and non-dischargeability matters. Prior to joining Anderson, McPharlin & Conners LLP, David litigated copyright, trademark and other entertainment related matters and contractual disputes. He has successfully argued insurance coverage, bad faith and non-dischargeability issues before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In his spare time, David – a native of Maine – enjoys many outdoor activities, including sailing, fly fishing and golfing.


  • Southwestern University
    • J.D., 1994
  • Westminster College of Salt Lake City
    • B.S.

Admissions & Associations

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, L.A. County Bar Association


  • Summary judgment on insurance coverage matter under Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Policy.
  • Summary judgment on insurance coverage matter under a Specialty Errors and Omissions Liability Insurance Policy.
  • Summary Judgment on claims for breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
  • Judgments of non-dischargeable debt in bankruptcy adversary proceedings.
  • Recoveries on subrogation claims under Commercial Crime Policies.

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, South Shores Community Association

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