Steven C. Dawson

Steven C. Dawson

Sedona, Arizona

For over 25 years, Steve Dawson has dedicated his practice to suing insurance companies that cheat their policyholders.  He has litigated cases involving virtually every kind of insurance coverage, whether medical, disability, auto, homeowners, or commercial liability.  He has represented individuals, families, and companies in cases against their insurance companies. Mr. Dawson has consulted with clients and attorneys throughout the country, has frequently lectured on the topic and has been called upon to act as an expert witness. He is a participant in Arizona's Finest Lawyers, an invitation only directory of the state's most prominent and prestigious lawyers.  Mr. Dawson was selected in every year since 2007 as one of a few Southwest Super Lawyers, following a selection process that included peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Civil Rights
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America


  • Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Arizona State University
    • B.S. - 1978

Honors and Awards

  • Arizona Finest Attorneys
  • Southwest Super Lawyers
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV rating, (highest rating)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Insurance Practice Section
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, Sustaining Member