David L. Strong

Legal Experience

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David L. Strong joins the Menekshe Law Firm from Branson Brinkop, Griffith & Strong, LLP where his practice included representation of developers, general contractors, subcontractors and product suppliers.  He has been involved in hundreds of construction defect cases and has tried a number of those cases to favorable jury verdicts. Dave will also continue to represent clients in the defense of significant injury cases including catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. He has also represented insurance agents and brokers in insurance E & O matters. With over 30 years of litigation experience, Mr. Strong understands the tools and techniques necessary to effectively, efficiently and collaboratively represent his clients.


Practice Areas

  • Insurance litigation including general liability defense and bad faith
  • Construction Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation and Broker E&O claims
  • Insurance Subrogation and Recovery
  • Transportation Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Hospitality
  • Criminal Defense
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Arbitration and ADR
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Automobile liability
  • Inadequate Security Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Mortgage Fraud


California State Bar (1982)
Federal District Court Northern and Eastern Districts of California


University of California at Davis
B.A., (1977)

University of Santa Clara
Doctor of Jurisprudence (1981)



San Mateo County Bar Association

Santa Clara County Bar Association

State Bar of California

Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California

Member of the Transportation and Construction Defect Subcommittees

Defense Research Institute



Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers

for the 7th year in 2014


Presentation Activities

Panel speaker, ADC Annual Meeting. Topics: California Senate Bill 800 and Calderon Bill.(2006)