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Ivan J. Dolowich is co-managing partner of Kaufman Dolowich, a Mansfield Rule certified firm.  He is a nationally recognized, AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney in matters pertaining to directors and officers (D&O) liability and financial-related lines, professional liability, errors and omissions (E&O), and insurance bad faith coverage matters.  Mr. Dolowich has extensive experience in all aspects of property and casualty insurance claim management. He has worked on many complex claims involving representations and warranties insurance, directors and officers liability, ERISA and fiduciary matters, insurance agents and brokers, investment advisors, attorneys, accountants, architects, engineers, insurance companies, financial institutions, public companies, and not-for-profit organizations and their boards.

He also counsels clients regarding insurance underwriting and new product development and has assisted many clients in the drafting of insurance policies and endorsements.  As an insurance industry leader, Mr. Dolowich also serves as an expert witness on directors and officers liability and professional liability issues. 

Mr. Dolowich often speaks at legal and insurance industry conferences, seminars, webinars and in-house client CLE and CE training programs on D&O and professional liability-related matters. He was the Heroes for Tolerance Awardee in 2023, was elected to the Board of Directors of Temple Or Elohim, and the Professional Liability Underwriters Society (PLUS) Conference Committee. In 2021, he was elected to the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County’s (HMTC) Board of Directors and continues to serve there. In 2022, Mr. Dolowich served on the Conference Committee for the PLUS International Conference.  From 2004 to 2007, he was the co-chair of the Annual PLUS D&O Symposium. He also served as a Trustee of the PLUS Foundation Board from 2012 to 2017. 


  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court
    • Eastern District of New York
    • Southern District of New York


  • St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University, B.S.

Professional Memberships

  • Professional Liability Underwriters Society (PLUS) Conference Committee
  • Board of Directors, Temple Or Elohim
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) Foundation, Board Member (2011-Present)
  • Directors & Officers Insurance ExecuSummit, Co-Chair
  • Professional Liability Underwriters Society (PLUS) Annual Directors and Officers Liability Symposium, Co-Chair (2004 – 2008)
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York


  • Heroes for Tolerance Awardee, 2023 Simon Wiesenthal Center
  • Honoree of Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center, Nassau County, 12th Annual Golf Outing: Read More
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell (information

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Awards & Honors

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