Craig D. Baron is a partner in Rawle & Henderson LLP’s New York City office. Craig focuses his law practice on aviation litigation, insurance coverage litigation, casualty & premises liability, construction liability, commercial litigation, product liability and environmental, mass and toxic tort litigation.
Craig has served as National and Local Counsel to several Fortune 500 companies regarding asbestos and other toxic tort liability. He has handled all aspects of the defense of these claims from discovery through trial. Craig has counseled and defended insurers regarding pollution, health hazard and asbestos-related matters. He has negotiated coverage-in-place-agreements, policy commutations and structured settlements and has defended clients in coverage litigation. Craig also defends contractors in premises and product liability litigation in Federal and State court. Additionally, Craig defends medical, dental and healthcare clients in the medical malpractice arena.
Craig earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2001 and his B.A. from Brandeis University in 1998. He was selected as a New York Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York, and also the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He is a member of the American Bar Association and New York County Lawyers Association.
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2001
Brandeis University, B.A., 1998
American Bar Association
New York County Lawyers Association