Blair L. Dawson

Ms. Dawson specializes in the areas of professional liability defense and insurance coverage advice and litigation. Her experience also includes a broad range of CGL and professional insurance coverage and defense areas in both the domestic and London markets.

Ms. Dawson's focus is on errors and omissions coverage and litigation management of matters involving accountants and auditors professional liability, attorneys professional indemnity, architects and engineers professional liability, employee benefits administrators professional liability. She has also worked extensively in the areas of asbestos and environmental coverage and litigation.

Ms. Dawson co-authored "Strategies for Insurers Resisting the Prepackage Asbestos Bankruptcy Blitzkrieg," The National Forum for Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues (October 2003) and "A Modern Analysis Under California Law of Punitive Damages Available for an Insurer's "'Bad Faith'" (June 2004). She has authored "Know When To Hold 'Em, Know When To Fold 'Em: Have A Game Plan For Addressing Contractual Liability As A Safety Professional" (February 2014).

She was also recipient of the Best Advocate Award in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program and Competition Alternate in the Charles Evans Hughes Moot Court Competition and National Law & Technology Trial Team.

Ms. Dawson is a member of Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).

Marquette University, 1999; J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2002.

Bar Admissions:
Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Phone: 312.431.3633
VCard: Blair L. Dawson