Douglas L. Christian

Douglas L. Christian

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Christian Dichter & Sluga, P.C.
 | 2700 North Central Avenue, Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602-792-1717
Fax: 602-792-1710
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Insurance Coverage (40%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Doug is in his 44th year practicing law in Arizona. His practice emphasizes insurance coverage, bad faith, personal injury and commercial litigation. Doug regularly represents insurers and policyholders in insurance disputes and represents defendants in professional liability and product liability cases. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, American Law Institute, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and is past president of the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel.  Doug is a Fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel and Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

In addition to his listing in Southwest Super Lawyers since its inception, Doug is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the insurance law, personal injury-defense and commercial litigation categories.  His Martindale-Hubbell rating is AV-Preeminent and his Avvo rating is Superb.  Doug maintains an active practice in Arizona and Nevada.

About Douglas Christian

Admitted: 1975, Arizona

Professional Webpage:


  • Distinguished Service Award, Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America; Personal Injury-Defense, Insurance Law, Commercial Litigation

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel - President, 1995
  • Colorado State Bar, 1995
  • Nevada State Bar, 1994
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, 1991
  • Arizona State Bar, 1975
  • Fellow, Litigation Council of America
  • American Bar Association, Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Fellow
  • Americal Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Law Institute - elected member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Featured article in Insurance Litigation Reporter and California Insurance Litigation Reporter 2001, Continuing Bad Faith: Theory of Liability or Rule of Evidence?, FDCC Quarterly, Insurance, 2001
  • Article on legal malpractice reprinted as "Best of ABA Sections" in PC Solo magazine, Twice Bitten: Violations of Ethical Rules as Evidence or Legal Malpractice, The Brief, 2000

Industry Groups

  • Insurance
Office Location for Douglas L. Christian

2700 North Central Avenue
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Last Updated: 12/4/2018

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