David F. Myers, a partner at Wolkin Curran, specializes in the fields of insurance coverage, bad faith defense and construction law.
In his construction law practice, Mr. Myers advises clients on legal issues in all phases of the construction process, including contract drafting, negotiation, performance, payment disputes, project delays and impacts, claims analysis and construction defects on both private and public works projects. His practice involves advocacy on behalf of the firm’s clients outside of, prior to, and during active litigation. Mr. Myers clients represent a broad cross-section of construction fields with particular experience and expertise in the glazing, façade and exterior cladding fields.
Mr. Myer’s representative clients include general contractors, specialty subcontractors, materials suppliers, architects and engineers. Mr. Myers has successfully tried several construction cases California. He recently obtained a six-figure judgment in the San Francisco Superior Court in favor of an out-of-state materials supplier while defeating a multi-million-dollar cross-claim for breach and delay. Mr. Myers has argued on behalf of clients in the First and Second District Courts of Appeal.
Mr. Myers’ insurance practice focuses on a wide variety of complex coverage disputes, including first and third-party insurance coverage issues involving all types of commercial policies. He works closely with clients on proactive measures, underwriting, claim avoidance, risk management and compliance with legal requirements.
In past years, Mr. Myers practiced in various disciplines including commercial law, employment litigation defense, tort defense, premises liability defense and enforcement of secured and unsecured liabilities.
Mr. Myers received his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola of Los Angeles Law School in 1996 and is proud to hold membership in the State Bar of California and the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Los Angeles.
J.D., Loyola of Los Angeles Law School
Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Los Angeles
Reinsurance and Bad Faith Litigation
Course of Construction Disputes