David W. Kash

David W. Kash

Partner

Office: Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 602-256-0000
david.kash@knchlaw.com

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Mr. Kash is a business lawyer with extensive trial experience in international and domestic civil cases including business disputes, surety law, construction law, transportation law, insurance, products liability, aviation law, professional malpractice, director and officer liability, lender liability, RICO, and civil rights. In addition, Mr. Kash has represented clients in arbitrations, business, and commercial transactions.

Mr. Kash is an AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer in Martindale-Hubbell® as well as recognized by Southwest Super Lawyer for his Business Litigation and Surety practice. Mr. Kash has also been selected to "The Best Lawyers in America" - Commercial Litigation and is a sustaining member of "Arizona’s Finest Lawyers."  He is an active member of the American Bar Association, the International Association of Defense Counsel (past Chair of the ADR and Surety and Fidelity Committees and past President and Board member of the IADC Foundation), the National Bond Claims Association, the Transportation Lawyers Association, and the Arizona Association for Economic Development. 

Mr. Kash is a featured speaker and is a regular author of papers for numerous organizations including the following: Transportation Lawyers Association, International Association of Defense Counsel, Arizona Association for Economic Development, Financial Markets Association, Chicago Surety Claims Association, American Trucking Association, Arizona Builder's Alliance, and the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants.  

Mr. Kash is also heavily involved with his community and has served as a Past Board Member for the Phoenix Sister Cities Commission, Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra, British-American Chamber of Commerce, and Phoenix Children's Cancer Center. 

Education

  • DePaul University, 1977 - B.S. Accounting, with honors
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1981 - J.D., with honors

Licensed to Practice

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Illinois
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Trial Bar, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
    • Foundation Board President (2013 - 2014)
    • Arizona State Membership Chair
    • Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee, Past Chair
    • Fidelity and Surety Committee, Past Chair
  • National Bond Claims Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Arizona Association for Economic Development
    • Tribal Economic Development Committee, Past Chair

Professional Recognition

  • AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer in Martindale Hubbell®
  • Southwest Super Lawyer - Business Litigation and Surety
  • Selected to "The Best Lawyers in America" - Commercial Litigation
  • Sustaining Member of "Arizona's Finest Lawyers"

Speaking Engagements & Publications

  • See attached resume for complete list of speaking engagements and publications

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • General Legal Defense
  • Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Litigation
  • Commercial Trucking and Transportation Defense Litigation