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Meet David B. Ezra.

INSURANCE EXPERT WITNESS AND ATTORNEY

 

ABOUT:

As a shareholder in Berger Kahn’s Orange County office, David Ezra has successfully represented clients involved in insurance coverage, bad faith, and employment disputes and litigation for over 25 years. In addition to litigation, David serves as an expert witness and consults in insurance matters. Having authored thousands of coverage opinions, reservations of rights, and declination letters, David is acutely aware of the behind the scenes coverage issues that often dominate mediation and control settlement.

PHONE:

949-428-3108

ADDRESS:

1 Park Plaza, Suite 340
Irvine, California  92614

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Insurance Expert Witness Services

 

Armed with extensive liability insurance coverage knowledge, decades of litigation experience, insurance consultation work, and alternative dispute resolution qualifications, David Ezra specializes in testifying on a wide variety of insurance issues including, but not limited to:

  • Underwriting practices involving primary general, excess and umbrella coverages

  • Products liability

  • Employment liability

  • Professional liability

  • Workers compensation

  • Umbrella and excess liability

  • Premium rating methods, including retrospective rating

  • Self-insurance

  • Alternative risk transfer, including captive insurance companies

  • Insurance agents’ and brokers’ duties/standard of care

  • ​Professional errors and omissions

  • Claims management

  • Reinsurance placement

  • Bad faith

  • Claims handling practices and procedures

  • Customs and practices within the insurance industry

  • Insurance agents and brokers standard of care

  • Insurance agent and broker liability

  • Insurance practices and standards

  • Policy construction and coverage interpretation

 
 

WHY DAVID EZRA, INSURANCE EXPERT WITNESS

EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE 

IN TRIAL

With significant appellate experience and reputation for successful litigation, David will ensure you are prepared for trial by providing insightful solutions that reflect the evolving legal landscape.

EXPERT

INSURANCE KNOWLEDGE

David applies over 25 years of knowledge of insurance coverage gathered from his experience as an attorney to provide you with a stronger understanding of your case.

SPECIALIZES IN

INSURANCE LITIGATION

Secure confidence in your case approach and potential solutions with an expert witness who specializes in insurance coverage and consistently delivers case-winning performances at depositions and trials.

EXPERIENCE
 
25+ years

Insurance and Employment Litigator

BERGER KAHN, A LAW CORPORATION

As a shareholder in Berger Kahn’s Orange County office, attorney David Ezra has successfully represented clients in insurance and employment litigation for over 25 years. David has been recognized for his hard work and dedication, including being named Best Lawyers 2018 and 2016 Insurance Litigation "Lawyer of the Year."

13+ years

Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience

Mediation, Arbitration, Expert Witness

DAVID EZRA MEDIATIONS & EXPERT WITNESS

After co-founding Innovative Dispute Resolution (IDR) in 2005, David has launched his own Alternative Dispute Resolution practice, David Ezra Mediations, in addition to his services as an expert witness.

ADR SECTION CHAIR

David Ezra currently holds an executive leadership position for the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA), serving as the 2018 Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution section. David organizes monthly ADR section meetings for attorneys, mediators and arbitrators, offering MCLE credits and networking opportunities.

2018 OC Bar Association

Alternative Dispute Resolutions Section Chair

Education

Graduated USC School of Law (1990)

UC Irvine (2005) - Certification in Conflict Management and Alternative Dispute Resolution

ORDER OF THE COIF

After earning his J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 1990 (Order of the Coif, Top 3%) where he served as editor of the Southern California Law Review, David completed his mediation training and certification in 2005 through UC Irvine’s Conflict Management and Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs.

 

INSURANCE LITIGATION

PERSONAL INJURY / DAMAGES

LIFE INSURANCE

HEALTH INSURANCE

WORKERS COMPENSATION

AUTO POLICIES

BAD FAITH / UNFAIR CLAIMS

LIABILITY ISSUES

COVERAGE OPINIONS

POLICY INTERPRETATION

COVERAGE OPINIONS

KEY DECISIONS
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CONTACT DAVID EZRA, EXPERT WITNESS

David Ezra

INSURANCE EXPERT WITNESS

Contact:

(949) 428-3108

dezra@bergerkahn.com

Location:

1 Park Plaza, Suite 340
Irvine, California  92614

Inquiries Email:

Hannah Hong, Case Manager

hhong@bergerkahn.com

 

Mediation Services:

davidezramediations.com

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