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Douglas L. Christian

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Christian Dichter & Sluga, P.C.
2800 N. Central Ave, Suite 860
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602-792-1717
Fax: 602-792-1710
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Arizona Since: 1975
Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage (40%), Personal Injury - General: Defense (30%), Professional Liability: Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Doug is in his 45th 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.  Doug maintains an active practice in Arizona and Nevada.

About Douglas L. Christian

First Admitted: 1975, Arizona

Professional Webpage:


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

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Arizona State Bar, 1975
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel - President, 1995
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Americal Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Colorado State Bar, 1995
  • American Law Institute - elected member
  • Nevada State Bar, 1994

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
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Office Location for Douglas L. Christian

2800 N. Central Ave
Suite 860
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Last Updated: 10/15/2021

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