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Dayton P. Haigney, Esq.

Of Counsel
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Phone: (888) 235-6766
Fax: (212) 226-3224

233 Broadway #2348
New York, New York 10279

Dayton Haigney possesses extensive professional and legal experience. He spent the first ten years of his career working in the in-house legal department Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. In 1997, Dayton began his association as 'of counsel' with Caesar and Napoli. He primarily handles depositions. Additionally, his experience as a mediator and as an insurance company lawyer is utilized in settling cases prior to trial.

Dayton has been involved with thousands of litigated cases. He selected hundreds of juries and took verdicts in over seventy-five cases. He possesses an in-depth understanding of the laws of the state of New York.

Dayton graduated cum laude from St. Lawrence University in 1984 (New York). He received his law degree from Washington & Lee University School of Law (Virginia) where he served as President of the Student Bar Association and acted as the Judicial Chair of the University Executive Committee. Dayton is admitted to practice before all of the federal and state courts in New York.

Dayton also serves as the principal mediator at Pacific Atlantic Mediation.

Education

Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
President, Student Bar Association Judicial Chair, University Executive Committee

St. Lawrence University, New York, 1984
Cum Laude, Class Officer (4 years) Bar Admissions

Bar Admissions New York State Court, 1988
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Western District of New York
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York
Litigation Percentage
  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Past Employment Positions

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, In-House Legal Department
Pacific Atlantic Mediation, Principal Mediator

Pro Bono Activities

Volunteers of Legal Services NYC
Fordham University Securities Arbitration Clinic
The Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association
New York City Bar Lawyer Assistance Program (NYC LAP)