Richard A. Simpson has joined Wiley Rein as a partner in its Insurance Practice.Mr. Simpson, a leading practitioner in the professional liability field, advises insurers in major matters arising under legal malpractice policies and serves as litigation counsel when coverage disputes arise under legal malpractice policies. He also regularly defends law firms accused of malpractice at both the trial court and appellate levels. Mr. Simpson joins Wiley Rein from Ross, Dixon & Bell LLP.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Simpson was an Attorney-Adviser in the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel and an U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York.