David B. Madariaga
Mr. Madariaga is AV-Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He focuses his practice on conflict resolution for people and business prior to and during civil litigation, and counseling clients on how to minimize the risk of litigation. Mr. Madariaga is currently the litigation manager and lead trial attorney for Fowler Law Group in state and federal court. He has extensive experience resolving matters in the areas of construction defect, home inspection, products and premises liability, trucking defense, real estate, landlord tenant, and habitability disputes, wage and hour disputes, employment litigation, insurance coverage, and business disputes and transactional work. Mr. Madariaga counsels and defends several product manufacturers nationally, and as part of his work with Fowler Law Group, managed the TPA program for a general liability insurance carrier that insured general contractors and subcontractors in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Texas. In managing the TPA program he helped draft policy language, drafted coverage opinions, drafted claims handling and reporting guidelines and best practices, collaborated with reinsurers, oversaw all claims, and supervised and directed local counsel. Mr. Madariaga graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1987, with a degree in Political Science, and earned his law degree from Loyola Law School. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1992, and became a member of the Nevada Bar in 2001. Mr. Madariaga has completed classes at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in Strategic Negotiation Skills, and Star – A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies. Mr. Madariaga is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), Claims and Litigation Management (CLM), Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC), and the California Trucking Association (CTA). Mr. Madariaga has published articles and presented seminars on risk management, report writing, and the law of home inspection for ASHI, CREIA, and other home inspection industry groups in California, Nevada, and New Orleans.