Richard Dawson attorney portrait

Education

  • St. John’s University School of Law, Queens, New York, J.D.
  • Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York, New York, New York, B.B.A.

 

Certifications

  • Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP) from Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Richard Dawson

Partner

rdawson@conwayfarrell.com

212-993-9343

212-785-7229

New York City Office

Richard Dawson’s practice focuses on complex litigation in the areas of New York State Construction Labor Law, General Liability and commercial insurance coverage disputes. He has successfully represented major construction firms, property owners and multi-state public entities in high exposure litigations as well as multimillion dollar coverage disputes.

Prior to joining Conway Farrell, Richard completed a twenty year career as an insurance claims professional, spending fifteen of those years in management/upper management positions with CNA and AIG Insurance companies. He began his legal career associated with a well-known New York City defense firm where he defended general liability, commercial auto liability and commercial insurance disputes clients. Richard brings to the practice of law keen negotiation skills, an extensive knowledge of case value, claims procedure, insurance policy language interpretation, and the manner in which the Federal Courts and Courts of the State of New York have addressed the rights and duties of the contracting parties.

Practice Areas

Education

  • St. John’s University School of Law, Queens, New York, J.D.
  • Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York, New York, New York, B.B.A.

 

Certifications

  • Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP) from Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America