David G. Harris II maintains a practice focused on advising and representing insurance carriers, including the interpretation of insurance policies, evaluation of coverage claims, and defense of bad faith and extra-contractual claims.
As an insurance coverage litigator, David represents insurers in declaratory judgment actions seeking coverage and allocation determinations, and also defends against a variety of first-party claims, including bad faith and unfair trade practice claims.
He also defends against property damage disputes involving matters such as fire, theft, and coverage issues arising out of catastrophic events.
David also represents insurers and their insureds in complex liability matters, including construction defect actions arising out of large multi-family construction projects, catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims, defective product actions, and professional negligence claims.
With a sound understanding of developing issues in the insurance industry, David has authored numerous articles on the American Law Institute’s recent development of the “Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance” project.
This knowledge enables him to assist clients with current matters while also advising carriers on forward-looking strategies to help clients achieve their desired results.
Professional Affiliations and Training:
North Carolina Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Association
Department of Labor OSHA-10 Construction Training
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2006
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., 2001