David Tancona, Non-Equity Partner

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Mendes is one of the largest firms in the country entirely devoted to the practice of insurance law.

Since joining the firm in 2007, David has represented London market and domestic insurers in multiple capacities, including as coverage counsel and monitoring counsel for professional liability matters, as well as architects and engineers, contractors and technical consultants.  David also represents insurers with respect to lawsuits and claims against directors and officers, managers and business entities, arising from general management and employment activities. 

David’s practice also includes the representation of insurers in connection with Mortgage Protection and lender-placed insurance coverage for financial institutions, including both physical damage and liability claims.

For more than a decade, David’s clients have entrusted him with providing comprehensive coverage opinions, claims monitoring, and general counsel on policy wording and underwriting. 

David began his legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Bryan D. Garruto, J.S.C. (Ret.), in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County, which docket managed mass tort and Multidistrict Litigation (MDL).