David M. Chute


Orange County Office
2212 Dupont Drive, , Irvine, CA 92612-1525
T: (949) 475-9200  |  F: (949) 475-9203

Website: wolfewyman.com


  • Lender Liability Defense
  • Loan Fraud Recovery
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • W&W Trial Team


  • University of California, Irvine, B.A., Economics, 1985
  • Loyola Law School, J.D., 1988 - Graduate with Honors


Practice Areas

David's practice includes all aspects of mortgage banking litigation, including loan origination and servicing disputes, loan fraud recovery with an emphasis on appraisal liability, title insurance defense, and escrow liability defense.  In addition, David handles professional liability claims on behalf of a variety of professionals, including law firms, accounting firms, escrow companies, insurance agents and brokers.

Admitted to Practice
California State Bar
All California Federal Courts

Professional Activities
Member, Orange County Bar Association.

Hobbies and Interests
Traveling and viewing professional and collegiate sports across the country.


  • Successfully prosecuted a case through trial and appeal to establish the validity of a $500,000.00 line of credit deed of trust.

  • Successfully defended at trial a case wherein Plaintiff sought to set aside $700,000.00 loans on the basis of forgery.

  • Successfully defended at trial a national lending institution against claims that the lender fraudulently concealed information.

Reported Appellate Opinions

  • Nunberger v. Cal Fed Ins. Agency, Inc., California Court of Appeal, Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.2d, 2002 WL 1587922, Cal.App. 2 Dist., July 19, 2002

  • Citibank, N.A. v. Yang, California Court of Appeal, Not Reported in Cal.Rptr.3d, 2009 WL 1709291, Cal.App. 1 Dist., June 18, 2009