516 747-1990 Ext. 150
Email: DTavella@cklaw.com


Insurance Coverage Specialist

Mr. Tavella came to Cascone & Kluepfel with significant experience in the areas of insurance coverage litigation, premises liability, construction accidents, Errors & Omissions liability and commercial litigation.

Mr. Tavella handles insurance coverage litigation through motions, trials and appeals involving every aspect of coverage, including disclaimers, reservation of rights letters, coverage to additional insureds, and defenses to coverage. He prosecutes and defends declaratory judgment actions, and provides coverage opinions. Mr. Tavella has conducted numerous seminars involving insurance coverage in the context of construction accidents, as well as risk transfer, cost shifting, and the relationship between coverage/indemnity and defense.

Mr. Tavella is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, California and the District of Columbia, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University, and his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Tavella has written numerous articles for law reviews and the New York Law Journal.

David resides in Garden City with his wife and daughter.