At DL Law Group, our attorneys vigorously protect the rights of individuals
who have been wronged by insurance companies. With 30 years of collective
legal experience, our lawyers have detailed knowledge of current insurance
laws and are well-respected authorities on the subject.
David M. Lilienstein, the founder of our firm, has extensive experience assisting policyholders
with bad faith insurance claims and ERISA actions. As a tribute to his
experience and skill, he has achieved Advocate status from the National
College of Advocacy, American Trial Lawyers Association (now the American
Association for Justice). Practicing in all California state and federal
courts, he made regular appearances and spoke about insurance issues on
KRON-TV’s afternoon news and on KRON-TV’s morning financial
news program, Rob Black and Your Money.
Further, he has written numerous articles on disability insurance. David
M. Lilienstein also was part of the team that tried the
Hangarter v. Provident (UnumProvident, now referred to as Unum) case, which remains a landmark
disability insurance case.
Alice J. Wolfson has a proven record of success in bad faith insurance cases, with an emphasis
on individual disability insurance policies. In the landmark case of
Hangarter v. Provident (UnumProvident), which has become one of the most frequently quoted disability
insurance cases, she and her legal team obtained a five-million-dollar
punitive damages award for her client. Further, she obtained a unanimous
verdict in the federal court in
McGregor v. Paul Revere (UnumProvident). Both awards were upheld by unanimous appellate verdicts.
Her preeminence among insurance attorneys has earned Alice J. Wolfson regular
speaking engagements across the nation, sponsored by the American Trial
Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, and other highly regarded
organizations. Further, she has authored numerous articles about insurance
law and is a past chair of the Insurance Law Section of the American Association
Katie J. Spielman represents people with disabilities, workers, and insurance consumers
when their benefits are improperly terminated or denied. Katie J. Spielman
is committed to advancing the rights and interests of people with disabilities,
and to ensuring that insurance companies are held to account when they
seek to exploit their consumers. Katie J. Spielman has experience litigating
in the private and public sectors and regularly speaks on disability law issues.
Katie J. Spielman’s practice focuses on disability, health, residential
treatment, and mental health insurance claims governed by both the Employee
Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and state insurance bad
faith law. Katie J. Spielman has worked with clients from all walks of
life and backgrounds, and people with mental health, developmental, sensory,
and physical disabilities.
Prior to joining DL Law Group, Katie J. Spielman was a staff attorney at
Disability Rights California, the federally funded Protection and Advocacy
Agency for the state of California. Katie J. Spielman is a graduate of
Stanford Law School and Cornell University.
During a free consultation, we will listen to your story, provide a straightforward
assessment of your situation, and explain your options. If you choose
to retain our services, we will build a strong case designed to help you
obtain the benefits you deserve.
Our office is in San Francisco, just blocks from the courthouses.
We handle insurance cases on a contingency fee basis. That means you pay
no attorney fees until we get results for you.
For legal advice you can trust from experienced attorneys, call
(888) 910-3980 or
contact our firm online.