Richard Liskov

Lecturer in Law

Richard Liskov

Lecturer in Law

Richard Liskov is Senior Counsel at Dentons, the international law firm. 

He was previously a partner of Holland & Knight and practiced at White & Case and Chadbourne & Parke. Liskov’s practice focuses on insurance regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters. He regularly counsels corporate and banking clients on regulatory and coverage issues as well as advising and representing insurers, reinsurers, and intermediaries. From 1989 to 1992 Liskov served as the deputy superintendent and general counsel of the New York State Insurance Department. From 1980 to 1989, he served as New York Assistant Attorney General, focusing on matters involving the insurance department, including service as litigation deputy chief.

Liskov is cited in the 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 editions of SuperLawyers under the specialty of business litigation. He is also cited in the International Who’s Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers. He received the President’s Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Attorneys General in 1989. Since 2009, Liskov has served as a member of the Insurance Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association, and has previously served as co-chair of its subcommittee on legislation.

He has written for numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Business Insurance, American Banker, Law360, and Best's Review. Liskov has also addressed numerous organizational events, including the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and Mealey's Insurance and Reinsurance Roundtable.

S. U.S. Insurance Regulation

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