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Cullen and Dykman Grows General Liability, Tort and Insurance Litigation Practice with Addition of Christopher F. Mansfield

October 6, 2020

Garden City, NY – October 6, 2020 -- Cullen and Dykman, one of the Northeast region’s most well-renowned law firms, is pleased to announce the addition of partner Christopher (Chris) F. Mansfield to its general liability, tort and insurance litigation practice.

Chris joins from New York-based Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC. 

He has over 20 years of experience representing clients in the grocery, construction, real estate development and financial industries before state and federal Courts in New York, as well as numerous governmental agencies and administrative tribunals.

Trained in trial technique at the New York State Bar Association’s Trial Academy, Chris counsels clients in a wide variety of risk management, insurance coverage and compliance related matters including those involving the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Medicare Secondary Payer Act, New York State Election Law, the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, the Commodities Exchange Act, the American’s With Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Family Medical Leave Act. 

“We are very pleased to have Chris join our full team of talented litigators in our General Liability, Tort and Insurance Defense practice,” stated Christopher H. Palmer, Managing Partner of Cullen and Dykman. “Chris will strengthen our already deep bench in the litigation group as we continue to expand and serve our client base.”

Chris Mansfield added, “Cullen and Dykman has a long-standing reputation for providing high-quality legal services in a cost-effective manner. I am thrilled to be joining the firm’s topflight commercial and tort litigators.”

As an active contributor to the Nassau Suffolk Law Services Volunteer Lawyer Project, Chris has volunteered many hours assisting Long Islanders facing homelessness and eviction. He is also a member of the East Rockaway Volunteer Fire Department where he has served as a Captain, Department Records Officer and an elected member of the Department’s Fire Council.

He holds a J.D. from St. John's University.

About Cullen and Dykman’s General Liability, Tort and Insurance Defense practice

Cullen and Dykman’s tort litigation attorneys represent corporations in general liability, tort and insurance defense matters ranging from personal injury, asbestos and insurance coverage disputes. Clients frequently engage our litigators to act as trial counsel in high-exposure cases and we have extensive experience in appellate litigation involving liability and insurance matters. In addition to our general liability, tort, and insurance defense practice, we maintain a full-service construction litigation practice.

About Cullen and Dykman 

Cullen and Dykman LLP ( is full-service law firm that clients have trusted to deliver top-tier, legal services since 1850. With over 190 attorneys in seven offices located throughout the Northeast and MidAtlantic regions, we are strategically positioned to meet the needs of our valued clients.

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