Insurance Defense and Coverage Attorney, Providence, RI, David W. Zizik

David W. Zizik


Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Phone: 401-421-1238
Fax: 781-658-2532

David W. Zizik is an insurance coverage, bad faith and defense trial attorney who has represented clients in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and the New England Region for over 35 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel, has received the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (“AV Preeminent”), was selected as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer, and is listed in Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Adjusters. David has served as Minority Counsel to the Rhode Island Senate (1981), President of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA) (2013-2014), and as a member of the Board of Directors of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar (2012-2015).

Areas of Practice

Insurance Coverage
Bad Faith Defense
Insurance Defense

Bar Admissions

Rhode Island
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court


Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts
J.D. magna cum laude

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
A.B., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude
Honors: Coll. of Arts & Sciences Honors Program
Major: Theology

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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Insurance Coverage, General Litigation, 2015, 2016
  • Service Award, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, 2006
  • Service Award, DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Coverage Counsel
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, President, 2013 – 2014
  • DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, Board of Directors, 2012 – 2015
  • Member, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Rhode Island State Senate, Minority Counsel
  • Member, Hope Club, Providence, RI