“Richard Dodge is ‘knowledgeable and incredibly responsive’.”
Legal 500 (2013)
G. Richard Dodge Jr. is a partner in the Washington DC office of Mayer Brown’s Litigation practice. Rich concentrates his practice on civil litigations, arbitrations, governmental investigations and internal reviews, particularly in the insurance industry. He has successfully represented insurers and reinsurers in coverage disputes concerning, among other lines of insurance, professional liability, political risk, commercial risk, employer’s liability, product liability, environmental liability, and excess liability insurance. He has successfully defended major insurers and financial services clients in market conduct and consumer fraud class actions, antitrust and RICO class actions, ERISA and securities fraud class actions, concerning variable annuity and life products as well as excess casualty insurance. He has also successfully litigated complex breach of contract actions on behalf of large property/casualty insurers and reinsurers.
Rich has substantial experience advising commercial and life insurers and reinsurers in connection with governmental investigations and parallel related litigations. He has represented domestic and international insurance and reinsurance companies and individuals under investigation by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), US Department of Labor (DOL), New York Attorney General (NYAG), Texas Attorney General, Florida Attorney General, Massachusetts Attorney General, Ohio Attorney General and numerous other state attorneys general and state insurance departments, including among others, the New York Department of Financial Services, California Department of Insurance, Illinois Insurance Division, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation and the Ohio Department of Insurance. In addition, Rich has conducted countless corporate internal reviews. He regularly advises clients on e-discovery and data preservation requirements.