David J. Schubert

Shareholder dschubert@schubertevans.com

David J. Schubert


  • Commercial/Business Insurance Coverage Disputes and Related Litigation (CGL, Professional Liability, Excess, Surplus Lines, D & O)
  • Serious Personal Injury Defense
  • Defense of Construction Related Lawsuits
  • Oil and Gas related Litigation
  • Professional Liability Litigation
  • Property Damage Litigation
  • Transportation Related Litigation
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Attorney Malpractice Defense
  • Accountant Malpractice Defense
  • Class Action Defense
  • Insurance Regulation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Litigation


  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Member, State Bar of Texas (Litigation and Insurance Law sections), Dallas Bar Association
  • Licensed to practice in all Texas state and federal courts, as well as the United States Fifth and Eleventh Circuits Court of Appeals
  • Licensed to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Lectures and speaks extensively on insurance and related litigation matters for a wide variety of conferences and organizations



Represented and provided counsel to policyholders and insurers on issues involving:

  • A Wide Variety of Insurance Coverage/Policy Disputes, including:
    • CGL policy disputes
    • Professional Liability policy disputes
    • Lawyer Professional Liability policy disputes
    • D & O policy disputes
    • Trucking policy disputes
    • Complex Construction Defect coverage issues
    • Oil & Gas insurance coverage issues
    • Recission/Warranty Issues
    • Duty to Defend Disputes
    • Declaratory Judgment Actions
    • “Stowers”/Failure to Reasonably Settle Within Limits Issues
    • Disputes Between Primary and Excess Carriers
    • Property Insurance Disputes
    • Governmental Entity Insurance/Risk Pool Disputes
  • Defense of a Wide Variety of Civil Lawsuits, including:
    • Premises Liability
    • Accountant Malpractice
    • Legal Malpractice
    • Negligent Security
    • Construction Site Accidents
    • Construction Defects
    • Trucking Liability
    • Oil/Gas Pipelines
    • Class Action Defense
  • Provides Guidance and Oversight to Insurers and Policyholders on:
    • Claims Handling Issues
    • Reservation of Rights Letters
    • Coverage opinions
    • Suspected Fraudulent Claims


  • Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. Nucor Corp., Citadel Security Corp. and Maurice Yezak; Case No. W-02-CA-278; In the United States District Court of the Western District of Texas, Waco Division (Additional Insured/Indemnity issues)
  • Virginia E. Swicegood as Executrix of the Estate of William R. Swicegood, Jr., M.D. and Marti T. Dean v. The Medical Protective Co.; Civil Action No. 3-95CV0335-D; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division (waiver/estoppel issues due to lack of any reservation of rights letter)


  • Baylor University (J.D., summa cum laude 1986)
  • Abilene Christian University (B.B.A., cum laude, 1984)


  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell