Blair Dawson


  • location icon Chicago, IL
    550 West Adams Street
    Suite 300
    Chicago, IL 60661

Blair Dawson is a partner in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice. Blair assists clients in responding to data security incidents while complying with state data breach notification requirements and federal regulations. She has represented the interests of clients in the U.S. and abroad. She also has decades of experience in the domestic and London insurance markets assessing the intricacies of coverage for clients, including maximizing coverage under cyber insurance policies, and navigating those relationships with insurance carriers and brokers. 

Blair previously served as general counsel for one of the largest international insurance brokers in the world where she developed and oversaw the company’s complex insurance program, implementing cyber incident response policies and protocols, overseeing risk management, engaging in insurance program negotiations, managing litigated and non-litigated claims, providing client training to mitigate risk, and resolving insurance coverage disputes.


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