David Suchar, partner and chair of Maslon's Construction & Real Estate Litigation Group, was interviewed for an episode of the American Bar Association's Construction Law Today podcast titled, "Insurance Issues in Construction Litigation Part 2." In the episode, David discusses builder's risk insurance, professional liability insurance, and current issues arising in COVID-related insurance litigation. The American Bar Association had David as a guest for the first installment of the "Insurance Issues in Construction Litigation" podcast in September 2019.
To listen to the full podcast episode, go to: Construction Law Today, "Insurance Issues in Construction Litigation Part 2."
David, a skilled trial attorney, regularly represents clients in construction and insurance coverage disputes, government and internal investigations, and a variety of commercial litigation. In the 2019 & 2020 Who's Who Legal worldwide rankings of construction law "Future Leaders," David was one of three ranked practitioners from the United States, described as "an impressive trial lawyer whose practice spans the spectrum of construction matters from insurance to payment claims." The 2020 Chambers USA rankings published client commentary describing David as "an excellent attorney who comes up with creative ways of resolving complicated disputes while getting things accomplished that other attorneys could not manage to do," and noting his "strengths are in mastery of insurance, understanding the construction industry, exceptional writing skills and aggressive negotiation." David has been ranked by a variety of other attorney rating organizations including The Best Lawyers in America® (2021) and Super Lawyers® (2020).
David has developed a niche national practice representing commercial policyholders in insurance coverage disputes, including on many of the largest construction projects and claims across the United States. Recent matters include the LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal Reconstruction Project (NYC); Las Vegas Raiders (Allegiant) Stadium Project; Second Avenue Subway Project (NYC); claims on Millennium Tower, Transbay Transit Center and Salesforce Tower (San Francisco); the Florida International University bridge collapse (Miami); and the NSA's Utah Data Center Project. He frequently presents at conferences across the country on construction and insurance coverage issues, drawing from his experience on the Steering Committee for the ABA Forum on Construction Law's Division 7 (Insurance, Surety & Liens) and as contributing editor of The Construction Lawyer, the flagship ABA construction publication.