Mineola, NY/Press/March 12, 2018 – Jonathan A. Dachs, Attorney and Partner of Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs, LLP was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
“Considered one of the leading authorities on insurance law and appellate practice.”
Attorney Jonathan A. Dachs, admitted to practice before all New York state courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, has earned himself a reputation for being a formidable attorney in personal injury and insurance coverage claims. Before joining Shayne, Dachs in 1987, he began his legal career working for the distinguished New York City firm of Chadbourne & Parke.
Attorney Dachs is a graduate of Columbia College of Columbia University (1980) and the New York University Law School (1983). Mr. Dachs is a member of the Nassau County and New York State Bar Associations, and a former member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and former vice chair of the Nassau County Bar Association Insurance, and Appellate Practice Committees. He was the 1995 recipient of the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the New York State Bar Association’s Tort Insurance & Compensation Law Section, in recognition of his “outstanding contributions to the practice of law in the field of insurance.” Most recently, he was honored to received the 2018 John E. Leach Memorial Award from the New York State Bar Association’s Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, in recognition of his “outstanding service and distinguished contributions to the legal profession.”
An accomplished and prolific writer, Mr. Dachs is the author of a regular column in the New York Law Journal on insurance law. He has written scholarly articles for many publications and served as editor-in-chief of the New York Negligence Reporter, published by Matthew Bender. He has also been a regular contributor to the New York State Bar Association’s Bar Journal and Trial Lawyers Section Digest. In August 2016, he published a well-reviewed and well-received 500+ page treatise, entitled New York Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law & Practice (Lexis Nexis/Matthew Bender), the second edition of which was published in August 2017.
Mr. Dachs has lectured frequently on such topics as Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists insurance, Dram Shop liability, legal writing, civil practice, and appellate practice before such groups as: American Arbitration Association, New York State Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Suffolk County Bar Association, Queens Bar Association, Brooklyn Bar Association and St. John’s Law School.
He has taught seminars on Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist insurance to Supreme Court and Civil Court judges from all parts of the State at judicial seminars and conferences, and has prepared the written training materials on that topic for judicial seminars for Appellate Term judges.
Jonathan Dachs is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, the highest rating for legal ability and ethics. In addition, Mr. Dachs has been named and recognized among “Long Island’s Top Legal Eagles” (Personal Injury Law) by Long Island Pulse Magazine, and has been designated a New York Metro “Super Lawyer” (Appellate Practice), as one of the top 5% of attorneys in the New York Metropolitan area, since 2010.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.