EXPERT KNOWLEDGE. EXPERT EXPERIENCE. EXPERT WITNESS.
Meet David B. Ezra.
INSURANCE EXPERT WITNESS AND ATTORNEY
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 30 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.
1 Spectrum Pointe Dr., Suite 340
Lake Forest, CA 92630
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
Umbrella and excess liability
Premium rating methods, including retrospective rating
Alternative risk transfer, including captive insurance companies
Insurance agents’ and brokers’ duties/standard of care
Professional errors and omissions
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
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.
David applies over 30 years of knowledge of insurance coverage gathered from his experience as an attorney to provide you with a stronger understanding of your case.
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.
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 30 years. David has been recognized for his hard work and dedication, including being named Best Lawyers 2019, 2018, and 2016 Insurance Litigation "Lawyer of the Year."
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.
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.
PERSONAL INJURY / DAMAGES
BAD FAITH / UNFAIR CLAIMS