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David Burr

David Burr

Director

400 N. Ashley Drive
Suite 1000
Tampa, Florida 33602

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Office: 813-977-1200
Fax: 813-977-1288

Clients turn to David Burr to resolve their issues effectively and efficiently, as he represents them aggressively at all stages, from pre-suit through trial and appeal. His clients rely on his comprehensive, strategic defense assessments, forthright advice, and excellent communication.

David advocates for clients in state and federal appellate matters and commercial and insurance litigation with an emphasis on first-party property insurance, general negligence, and construction defects.

A native of the Gulf Coast, David was born in New Orleans and spent a formative decade in the area before relocating east to Gulf Breeze, Florida. Outside of work, he enjoys playing guitar, participating with friends in his book club, and getting outside with his dog.

Representative Matters:

  • Represents major insurance companies in first-party, multi-million-dollar breach of contract and bad faith litigation involving commercial property and condominiums.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an insurance company based on the lack of a direct, physical loss during the applicable policy period.
  • On behalf of a lender, secured the dismissal of a quiet title action within 24 hours after filing an opposition to plaintiff’s summary judgment motion.
  • Obtained a settlement in a heavily litigated, high-exposure personal injury claim for $400.00.

OVERVIEW

Clients turn to David Burr to resolve their issues effectively and efficiently, as he represents them aggressively at all stages, from pre-suit through trial and appeal. His clients rely on his comprehensive, strategic defense assessments, forthright advice, and excellent communication.

David advocates for clients in state and federal appellate matters and commercial and insurance litigation with an emphasis on first-party property insurance, general negligence, and construction defects.

A native of the Gulf Coast, David was born in New Orleans and spent a formative decade in the area before relocating east to Gulf Breeze, Florida. Outside of work, he enjoys playing guitar, participating with friends in his book club, and getting outside with his dog.

Representative Matters:

  • Represents major insurance companies in first-party, multi-million-dollar breach of contract and bad faith litigation involving commercial property and condominiums.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an insurance company based on the lack of a direct, physical loss during the applicable policy period.
  • On behalf of a lender, secured the dismissal of a quiet title action within 24 hours after filing an opposition to plaintiff’s summary judgment motion.
  • Obtained a settlement in a heavily litigated, high-exposure personal injury claim for $400.00.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • J.D., Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, 2013
    • Co-founded and edited a legal newspaper
    • Participated in moot court
    • Taught English to recent immigrants to the Washington, D.C. area
  • B.S., psychology, Davidson College, 2007

Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

• Florida Bar Association
• New York Bar Association
• Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member
• The Tampa Bay American Inns of Court, Member