Dean is the head of the Claim-Central Litigation group. He combines pragmatism, charisma, and dedication to deliver record verdicts in state and federal court insurance, IP and commercial cases.

A persuasive and successful trial lawyer, Mr. Fraser captures the respect of clients and jurors alike.

He represents product manufacturers and other policyholders in coverage and product defect litigation, and a broad spectrum of life sciences and other technology companies in a variety of competition-related disputes, including hard and soft IP, trade secret and unfair competition cases.”


  • Delivered $11 million jury verdict victory for Vantage Inc. in an insurance coverage battle against three AIG companies seeking CGL coverage for a case involving breach of contract, bad faith, and punitive damages claims.
  • Delivered defense jury verdict on all significant claims to SeaGarden Co. in trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement actions concerning women’s handbags.
  • Delivered successful settlement during jury trial to Hong Kong LLC in patent infringement trial—settlement agreed upon after jury reached a verdict, but before the verdict was read/entered/recorded.