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David Taubenfeld

David Taubenfeld



  • Climate Change and Corporate Sustainability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Recovery
  • International Arbitration

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David Taubenfeld represents policyholders in every kind of dispute they may have with their insurers. He finds coverage where others may not look, and he attempts to secure coverage for his clients through negotiation and diplomacy before litigation becomes necessary. When litigation becomes necessary, he litigates aggressively, always with the goal of securing coverage for his clients quickly and economically. He has secured millions of dollars in coverage for his clients through negotiation and litigation.

David represents corporate and individual insureds in coverage and bad-faith lawsuits and arbitrations against insurance carriers under Directors' and Officers' Liability, First Party Property/Business Interruption, Errors and Omissions, Professional Liability, General Liability, Fidelity Surety Bonds, Performance and Payment, Primary, Excess, and Umbrella insurance policies.

David also litigates construction matters for architects, engineers, contractors and owners. He litigates both the construction disputes themselves and any insurance coverage matters related to his construction work.

David is AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. David was included in The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., for Insurance Law, 2013-2018. David was also named "Appellate Lawyer of the Week" by Texas Lawyer, ALM Media Properties, LLC, December 2, 2013.

Bar Admissions



J.D., Southern Methodist Dedman School of Law, 1985, Leading Articles Editor, Southwestern Law Review
B.A., Pomona College, 1982
Areas of Practice

Climate Change and Corporate Sustainability | Construction Litigation | Insurance Recovery | International Arbitration | Litigation | Privacy and Data Security


Clearing Through the Smoke: Understanding the Short- and Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on R&W Insurance
Haynes and Boone, LLP, March 2020

The impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) across the globe remains a significant concern in every aspect of business – and the representation and warranty (R&W) insurance market is no different. The following Frequently Asked Questions are designed to address some of the more common questions that have arisen since the outbreak of the pandemic.As always, advice in this area is fact-sensitive...

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