David M. Florence


  • location icon San Diego, CA
    701 B Street
    Suite 1900
    San Diego, CA 92101

David Florence is an associate in the San Diego office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. He practices in California, Florida, New York, and New Jersey.

Mr. Florence has experience in commercial litigation and the defense of civil actions including mass multi-jurisdictional toxic tort litigation, wrongful death, general liability, trucking accidents, product defects, construction defects, and defamation.

He has represented national hotels, stores and restaurants, auto dealerships, property managers and owners, contractors and individuals. He has also handled intellectual property and trust and estate litigation.

Mr. Florence was lead counsel obtaining a defense verdict in a premises liability and product liability matter with more than $1 million in alleged damages. He served as second chair obtaining a $20 million verdict in a real estate dispute also involving eminent domain and government conflicts of interest.

David Florence has drafted and argued successful motions for summary judgment regarding accessibility ramp code compliance, mold infestation, installation of fitness equipment, bathtub product defect, automobile accident fraud and first party property coverage.




New Jersey

New York

United States District Courts of California
  • Central District
  • Southern District


  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court, Alumni
  • San Diego Inn of Court, Trial Advocacy Alumni
  • Federalist Society
  • Christian Legal Society

Awards & Honors

Seton Hall University School of Law Pro Bono Service Program Award


Seton Hall University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2004

Eckerd College

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1998

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