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David B. Goodwin

Covington & Burling LLp

San Francisco, CA, USA

David Goodwin is partner in the San Francisco office of Covington & Burling LLP and is a member of that firm's Insurance Coverage and Appellate practice groups.

Mr. Goodwin is one of the nation's leading insurance coverage practitioners, ranked in the highest tier by Chambers USA both nationally and in California. With more than twenty-five years of experience representing corporate policyholders in insurance coverage disputes and litigation, his practice runs the gamut of insurance issues, including major property damage and business interruption losses, errors and omissions, fidelity, and director and officer claims, mortgage and financial guarantee insurance disputes, and products liability and environmental matters.  Mr. Goodwin also is a highly experienced appellate advocate and has argued more than fifty appeals.  A graduate of Oxford University and Stanford Law School, Mr. Goodwin was a law clerk for Judge Joseph T. Sneed of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Goodwin has also served as an adjunct professor at The University of California at Berkeley Law School, where he taught courses on insurance law.


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