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George A. Dagon, Jr. Murtha Cullina LLP Of Counsel

Of Counsel

Hartford
Email: gdagon@murthalaw.com
Phone: 860-240-6039
Fax: 860-240-6150

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Virginia (J.D., 1979)
  • Yale University (B.A., 1976)

George A. Dagon, Jr.


George Dagon Co-Chairs the Tort and Product Liability Practice Group at Murtha Cullina LLP. He devotes his practice primarily to the trial and appellate defense of claims against companies engaged in manufacturing, transportation, chemicals, and health care businesses. He has successfully tried significant product and tort cases involving a variety of consumer products, electrical products, fires and explosions, railroad accidents, and claims of toxic exposures and environmental contamination. He provides clients with advice and assistance on matters of risk management and liability assessment.

As a member of the firm’s insurance coverage practice group, George represents business policyholders in insurance coverage issues arising from claims of general liability, product liability, and professional liability. He also has substantial experience in the area of probate litigation, where he handles fiduciary duty disputes, will contests, and other trial work involving trusts and estates.

George has been recognized as a Local Litigation star for product liability and insurance in Benchmark Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys.

  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Litigation and TTIPS Sections, American Bar Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Executive Committee, Litigation Section of Connecticut Bar Association
  • Special Master, U.S. District Court
  • Board Member, Greater Hartford Legal Aid Foundation
  • Benchmark Litigation Star, Product Liability and Insurance (Benchmark Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Commercial Litigation (2015)  (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC)
  • Holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation
  • Listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers® (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)
  • Officer and Board Member of Neighborhood Legal Services of Hartford
  • Development Committee of the Capital Area Foundation for Equal Justice
Overview

George Dagon Co-Chairs the Tort and Product Liability Practice Group at Murtha Cullina LLP. He devotes his practice primarily to the trial and appellate defense of claims against companies engaged in manufacturing, transportation, chemicals, and health care businesses. He has successfully tried significant product and tort cases involving a variety of consumer products, electrical products, fires and explosions, railroad accidents, and claims of toxic exposures and environmental contamination. He provides clients with advice and assistance on matters of risk management and liability assessment.

As a member of the firm’s insurance coverage practice group, George represents business policyholders in insurance coverage issues arising from claims of general liability, product liability, and professional liability. He also has substantial experience in the area of probate litigation, where he handles fiduciary duty disputes, will contests, and other trial work involving trusts and estates.

George has been recognized as a Local Litigation star for product liability and insurance in Benchmark Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys.

Memberships
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Litigation and TTIPS Sections, American Bar Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Executive Committee, Litigation Section of Connecticut Bar Association
  • Special Master, U.S. District Court
  • Board Member, Greater Hartford Legal Aid Foundation
Recognition
  • Benchmark Litigation Star, Product Liability and Insurance (Benchmark Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Commercial Litigation (2015)  (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC)
  • Holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation
  • Listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers® (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)
Prior Experience
  • Officer and Board Member of Neighborhood Legal Services of Hartford
  • Development Committee of the Capital Area Foundation for Equal Justice
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Education
  • University of Virginia (J.D., 1979)
  • Yale University (B.A., 1976)
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