News, Publications & Speaking Events
•Toxic Mold Litigation, ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, June 2003 (Author of “Mold and Insurance Coverage” chapters) (Co-Author)
•Mold Claims: Claims Tips and Coverage Issues, Journal of Insurance Coverage (Winter 2002).
•Keeping the Faith: Avoiding Pitfalls of Insurance Claim Handling in Texas (A Bad Faith Manual), Cowles & Thompson, April 2001
•Personal Automobile Insurance Coverage Manual, Cowles & Thompson, September 2000
•Mastering Real Estate Titles and Title Insurance in Texas, National Business Institute (March 1995) (Co-Author)
•Collection Law in Texas ( Mortgages ), Lorman Education Services (April 1995) (Co-Author and Speaker)
•Judiciary Report, TLTA News, Vol. 23, No.2 (Spring 1994) (Contributing Author)
•Judiciary Report, TLTA News, Vol. 23, No.1 (Fall 1993) (Contributing Author)
•“Litigation of UM/UIM Cases,” Presented to GEICO Insurance, Dallas, Texas June 2006
• Texas Law Update: What’s Happening Now?” Presented to AIGDC, Inc. Excess Casualty Group, New York November 2005
•American Bar Assoc., Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee, “Mold Litigation and Other Emerging Issues in Toxic Tort and Environmental Law,” Phoenix, March 2003 (Panel Member: “Toxic Mold and Insurance Coverage Issues”)
•Cowles & Thompson, “The Philistines Are Still at the Gate: Texas Bad Faith and Coverage 2003” Dallas, September 2003
•Cowles & Thompson, “Survival of the Fittest: Texas Bad Faith and Coverage 2002” Dallas, August 2002
•Cowles & Thompson, “Handling Mold Claims: Claims Tips and Coverage Issues” Dallas, April 2001
•Cowles & Thompson, “Supreme Court Review” Dallas, December 2000
Awards & Honors
In 2017, David Metzler was listed in Best Lawyers as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Insurance Law.
In 2013, David Metzler was recognized by D Magazine in the Best Lawyers in Dallas magazine in the field of Insurance Law.
Since 2009, David has been selected by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers as a Texas Super Lawyer in the field of Insurance Coverage law.
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
•Member, State Bar of Texas
•Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
•Member, Certified Litigation Management Professional
•Member, Defense Research Institute (2000-2010)
•Member, Dallas Bar Association
•Advisory Council, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School (2004-2007)
•Commissioner, City of Dallas Environmental Health Commission (2007-2011)
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