David A. Shaneyfelt



David A. Shaneyfelt


24005 Ventura Boulevard, Calabasas, California 91302

Member Details


Business Litigation – Insurance Recovery

Law Firm

The Alvarez Firm A Law Corporation

Area of Practice

Insurance Recovery


California, Illinois, Oregon (inactive)

Professional Affiliations

Los Angeles County Bar Association; Ventura County Bar Association


Thomas Aquinas College, B.A.; Willamette College of Law, J.D


CA, Calabasas, California, Camarillo, Ventura


David A. Shaneyfelt represents policyholders in disputes against insurance companies. He was formerly a shareholder with the New York-based law firm of Anderson Kill, one of the nation’s leading firms representing private and public entities in coverage disputes against insurance companies.

His representative cases and matters include the recovery of insurance benefits (defense and indemnity) for employment practices liability (EPLI) cases, wage and hour class actions, director and officer (D&O) liability, public entity liability, professional malpractice, reinsurance, accidental death insurance, lifetime disability, as well as coverage for homeowner’s insurance, property damage, and loss of business income. For more than thirty years, he has handled a wide-variety of complex litigation matters in state and Federal courts across the country and formerly served as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, in Washington D.C.