Dawn M. Nicholson

Partner
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Direct: 570.961.3169
Cell: 610.213.3431
Philadelphia
2000 Market Street
Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
T: 570.961.2099
F: 570.961.2074
 

Assistant

Olivia Swihura
717.237.6940 ext. 2095
oswihura@wglaw.com
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Dawn concentrates her practice on the defense of national and regional insurance carriers, third-party administrators, and self-insured in workers' compensation matters throughout Pennsylvania. 
 
She has successfully litigated clients in a variety of industries including commercial transportation, food and hospitality, retail, and manufacturing. Dawn has handled all aspects of litigation from utilization review, depositions, mediations, hearings, and testimonies. Additionally, she has obtained favorable decisions before workers’ compensation judges, the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, and the Commonwealth Court.  

Dawn was a judicial clerk to the Honorable Richard J. Geiger, New Jersey Superior Court – Civil Division, Cumberland County, and twice served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Reneé Marie Bumb, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She holds a dual JD degree/Masters in Public Affairs and Politics.
 
Dawn was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America for her workers' compensation practice. “Ones to Watch” awards recognize extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States and is based entirely on peer review. In 2022, Dawn was recognized by the publisher of the Pennsylvania edition of Super Lawyers magazine as a "Rising Star," an honor given to the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the Commonwealth.

Dawn is a member of Weber Gallagher’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the Professional Development Committee.

Assistant

Olivia Swihura
717.237.6940 ext. 2095
oswihura@wglaw.com
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