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Daniel G. Enriquez

Daniel G. Enriquez



Daniel Enriquez is a litigator with a focus on the insurance and financial services industries. He serves as coverage and monitoring counsel in complex insurance coverage matters. This representation includes litigating claim disputes and analyzing coverage under professional liability, general liability, and directors and officers policies.

In addition to his work in the insurance industry, Daniel has represented diverse client bases ranging from large institutional lenders and telecommunications companies to media personalities and college football coaches. He is also involved in pro bono representation, having obtained a six-figure judgment in favor of a client who was the victim of excessive force at the hands of a police officer. 

Daniel is a regular contributing writer to PropertyCasualtyFocus, the firm’s blog focused on legal developments in property casualty insurance.

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  • Office Depot, Inc. v. AIG Specialty Insurance Co., No. 2:15-cv-02416, 2019 WL 4570011 (C.D. Cal. June 21, 2019), aff’d, 829 F. App'x 263 (9th Cir. 2020). Won summary judgment on behalf of carrier against a claim for insurance coverage and indemnification with regard to a $77.5 million settlement of a qui tam action under California’s False Claims Act. Summary judgment was upheld after appeal to the Ninth Circuit.
  • PAMC Ltd. v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, No. 2:18-cv-06001, 2019 WL 2158229 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 12, 2019). Obtained dismissal of policyholder’s claim for coverage of $42 million False Claims Act settlement. Court found policyholder failed to provide timely notice.
  • Direct Gen. Ins. Co. v. Houston Cas. Ins. Co., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1306 (S.D. Fla. 2015), aff’d, 661 F. App'x 980 (11th Cir. 2016). Obtained judgment in favor of professional liability insurer on insured’s $10 million claim based on broad interpretation of “related claims” provision.
  • Windhaven Managers, Inc. v. Chartis Specialty Ins. Co., No. 8:14-cv-01808, 2014 WL 6674609 (M.D. Fla. Nov. 24, 2014). Obtained an order of dismissal with prejudice in favor of professional liability insurer in a coverage dispute in Southern District of Florida. The policyholder, an automobile insurer, sought coverage for a bad faith suit brought by one of its insureds. The coverage dispute involved whether a civil remedy notice of insurer violation constituted a bad faith claim in the context of a claims-made policy. The court found that the civil remedy notice — and not the later-filed bad faith suit — constituted the “claim first made” under the policy. Because this claim was first made before the policy period, the court found no coverage and dismissed the policyholder’s complaint with prejudice. 
  • Treece v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., No. 1:14-cv-22602, 2014 WL 7661506 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 31, 2014). Obtained an order of dismissal with prejudice in favor of lender-placed insurance provider. The plaintiff alleged that the lender-placed insurer had been unjustly enriched by its receipt of the premium for lender-placed insurance. The court held that the plaintiff’s unjust enrichment claim against the insurer was legally deficient in light of the two written contracts governing the dispute — the mortgage and the insurance policy. Accordingly, the court dismissed the sole count levied against the insurer client.
  • Foley v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., No. 0:11-cv-62314, 2012 WL 4829124 (S.D. Fla. Sept. 28, 2012). Obtained verdict in favor of loan servicer in action brought under the Truth in Lending Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1641(g). The court found that the transfer of an assignment of mortgage to the servicer from Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. did not constitute a transfer of the “debt” and thus did not trigger any obligations under § 1641(g).
  • Mercado v. Nat'l  Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, 215 So. 3d 67 (Fla. 3d DCA 2016). Denial of petition for writ of prohibition alleging lack of subject-matter jurisdiction.

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Professional & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar
  • Future Professional Liability Underwriting Society
    • Co-Chair, Southeast Chapter

Speaking Engagements

  • "Recent Cases and Developments in Bad Faith Law From Across the Country," Carlton Fields (May 28, 2020)
  • "Cybersecurity and Privacy Litigation and Enforcement in the COVID-19 Era," Carlton Fields (May 20, 2020)

Pro Bono

Obtained six-figure judgment under Civil Rights Act in favor of pro bono client alleging excessive force by a former police officer. The former police officer moved for summary judgment and argued that plaintiff’s claims were barred by the doctrine of Heck v. Humphrey. The court denied the motion and, following the subsequent withdrawal of the officer’s attorney, entered judgment in favor of the pro bono client. Robert Taylor v. David Wright, No. 11-14401 (S.D. Fla).


  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2010)
  • University of Florida (B.S., cum laude, 2007)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Florida State Courts


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