David R. Scheidemantle

Contact Details


35 East Union Street, Suite F Pasadena, CA 91103


David Scheidemantle has been a lawyer for more than 30 years. He focuses his practice on protecting policyholders nationwide in insurance coverage litigation and disputes. We fight big, bad insurance companies. Don’t fall for their traps, pitfalls and swindles. You paid for your insurance. Let us fight for it.

Before founding Scheidemantle Law Group P.C., Mr. Scheidemantle was an equity partner for 10 years at Proskauer Rose LLP and Co-Managing Partner of Connon Wood Scheidemantle LLP. He has also been a partner of Lathrop Gage LLP. Earlier, he practiced at Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York, following two federal judicial clerkships.



Insurance Coverage

Law Firm

Scheidemantle Law Group

Area of Practice

Class Action Defense, Complex Litigation and Arbitration, Construction Law, Insurance Coverage (Policyholders), Products Liability Defense/Counseling, Toxic Tort Defense


New York, 1988; California, 1990; Wisconsin, 2015; U.S. Supreme Court, July 2006; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1991; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2003; U.S. District Court, Southern & Eastern Districts of NY, 1988; U.S. District Court, Central, Northern, Eastern & of California, 1991; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2007

Professional Affiliations

Scripps College for Women, Trustee, 2015-2016; Los Angeles Master Chorale, Board Member, 2015-2018; Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Chair, 2009-2012; Friends of the Levitt Pavilion, Founding Board Member, Chair, President; American Friends of Israel Philharmonic; West Coast Chairman’s Council


Fordham University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1985; Juilliard School, Bachelor of Music, 1982