Daniel G. "Dan" Dowd

Daniel G. "Dan" Dowd

Cohen Dowd Quigley P.C.

Recognized since 2010

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

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DANIEL G. DOWD is a Partner and the President of Cohen Dowd Quigley. For three decades, Dan has practiced in the areas of complex business litigation and contested administrative proceedings, and has repeatedly been selected as one of the top litigators in Arizona. He has been selected as a Southwest Super Lawyer in every edition of that publication, which recognizes the top five percent of lawyers practicing in their state. Dan has also repeatedly been recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the Top Fifty attorneys in Arizona. Dan is also ranked by the internationally acclaimed Chambers & Partners for Commercial Litigation. Arizona Business Magazine has selected Dan as one of the Top Lawyers in Arizona five times. Dan has also been named multiple times as a “top commercial litigator” by Arizona Business Leaders magazine, which recognizes Arizona’s most respected and influential business leaders. The Business Journal has recognized Dan as one of the “Best of the Bar – Litigation” as selected by his peers. Dan has been recognized by “Best Lawyers in America” every year since 2010 for commercial and bet-the-company litigation. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. Dan is also a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society, the membership of which is limited to 3,500 Fellows, less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.

Dan’s accolades reflect his successes throughout his career. Dan has tried and arbitrated multiple cases. For example, Dan and Ron Cohen obtained a $360 million jury verdict after a month-long trial, the second largest ever returned in Arizona and the fourth highest in the United States that year. In 2015, after a two-month bench trial, Dan and his co-counsel obtained a decision finding damages of $288 million in a commercial tort case, which led to a $75 million judgment against the remaining defendants. Dan has successfully litigated cases on behalf of a wide variety of clients in many and diverse industries, from large multinational corporations to local businesses and individuals, and he has represented the Arizona Board of Regents and the public institutions it governs in nearly 100 matters ranging from employment to athletics to intellectual property disputes. Dan has also served as an independent investigator in multiple high-stakes internal investigations.

Dan is also active in the professional community, including with the American Bar Association (“ABA”) and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (“NITA”). He has been a member of the senior leadership within the ABA Section of Litigation since 2001, and has served as a member of the Section’s governing body, the Council. He is also the Program Director for NITA’s highly acclaimed, multi-day Arizona and Nevada Deposition Skills Programs.

Contact & Links
  • The Camelback Esplanade One, Suite 1100
    2425 East Camelback Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
  • The University of Iowa, J.D. with high distinction, graduated 1988
  • Iowa State University, B.B.A. (Finance) with distinction, graduated 1985

Cohen Dowd Quigley P.C.
Headquarters: Phoenix, Arizona

3 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

4 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation


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