About Jason Daniel Feld, Esq.

Jason Daniel Feld, Esq. is a Founding Partner of Kahana & Feld where he chairs the insurance defense and real estate/construction litigation practice group.  Mr. Feld focuses in the defense of homebuilders, contractors, developers, and real estate professionals primarily in construction defect, general liability, insurance defense, construction accident and real estate matters.  Mr. Feld also represents government entities handling construction, eminent domain, general liability and environmental claims.  Mr. Feld is a nationwide leader in construction claims and active industry speaker serving as panel counsel for many prominent insurance carriers, as well as personal counsel to several California homebuilders, developers and general contractors.  Mr. Feld is licensed to practice law in the States of California, Arizona and Texas.

Mr. Feld lives in Tustin Ranch with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys playing basketball, scuba diving, traveling and coaching his daughters’ soccer and basketball teams. Most importantly he is a die-hard Houston sports fan.

Education

  • Whittier Law School (Juris Doctor, cum laude)
    • Extern to Honorable Alex Kozinkski, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • Law Review and Trial Advocacy Honors Board, Member
    • National Jewish Law Students Association, President (1998-1999)
    • Joseph A. Ball/Clarence S. Hunt Inns of Court, Member
  • University of Houston (Bachelor of Science in Political Science, cum laude)

Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Texas
  • US Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit
  • US District Court of the Central and Southern Districts of California
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Professional Highlights

  • Martindale Hubble AV Preeminent peer rating awarded to the top 10% of attorneys that are recognized for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards
  • Recognized as Rising Star by Super Lawyer Magazine (2009-2011)
  • Featured Attorney, Orange County Lawyer Journal
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Member
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Director of Education Orange County Chapter (2019-2020)
  • Orange County Jewish Bar Association, Member
  • Perrin Conferences – Annual National Construction Defect Conference, Speaker

     Publications

  • “Breaking Down California’s Ever-Changing Right to Repair Act” – Law360
  • “Steps to Curb Construction Defect Actions for Homebuilders” – Construction Defect Journal
  • “Emerging Construction Technologies” – Construction Claims Magazine

Representative Clients

Private Clients

  • S&S Homes of the Central Coast, Inc.
  • Mission Homes / Mission Development Co., Inc.
  • H/S Development Co., Inc.
  • United Development Group, Inc.
  • CoVelop Collaborative, Inc.
  • AVM Industries, Inc.
  • Signature Properties, Inc.
  • Mira Investments, Inc.
  • RKC Builders, Inc.
  • S.D. Daniels Construction, Inc.
  • Patriot Homes / DS Ventures, Inc.
  • The Olson Company
  • TRC Development, Inc. / Avalon Homes
  • Arnaiz Development, Inc. / Pristine Homes
  • Steven Walker Homes, Inc.
  • HomeCrete Homes / Key Construction, Inc.
  • Hofmann Homes
  • Pinnacle Communities, Inc.
  • Alvarado Group / Century Builders / Highlands Diversified, Inc.
  • John Mourier Construction / JMC Homes
  • Van Daele Development

Insurance Carrier Clients

  • Markel/Evanston Insurance
  • Allianz Resolution Management / Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co.
  • RiverStone Claims Management / American Safety Insurance Co.
  • Certain Underwriters, Lloyds of London
  • Houston Casualty Insurance Company
  • Tudor Insurance Company / Western World Insurance
  • AmTrust / United Specialty Insurance Company
  • York Risk Services / American Claims Services, Inc.
  • Croft Claim Services, Inc.
  • Network Adjusters, Inc.
  • Enstar / Cranmore
  • Starr Insurance
  • Arch Insurance
  • Gallagher Bassett
  • AIG Insurance Co.
  • Tokio Marine Insurance Co.
  • Cove Programs
  • Home Contractors Insurance Co.

Government Clients

  • City of Pasadena
  • County of Orange

Community Involvement

  • Congregation B’nai Israel, Board Member
  • Orange County Jewish Adventure Princesses, Founding Member
  • National Eagle Scout Association
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Regional Governor
  • Jewish Federation & Family Services – Solomon Society, Member