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Attorney Clint C. Watson

Of Counsel

SKILLS AND EXPERTISE

Clint is Of Counsel with The Lyon Firm and has litigated cases in federal and state courts throughout the country. He focuses his practice on mass tort and product liability, insurance coverage disputes, commercial litigation, and data breach cases relating to the disclosure of customers’ personal identifying information, including names, social security numbers, dates of birth, and financial and payment information. Before cases reach litigation, Clint has significant experience analyzing coverage obligations under commercial general liability policies, excess and umbrella policies, business auto policies, travel insurance policies, as well as policies regarding coverage for UM/UIM and has obtained coverage for his clients through demand letters to insurers seeking that they honor their contractual obligations.

A representative sample of cases Clint has worked on includes:  

Reynolds v. Concordia University, St. Paul

Case No. 0:21-cv-02560-ECT-DTS (D. Minn.) (defeated motion to dismiss for COVID tuition reimbursement claim by nursing students whose labs and practicum were reduced)

Northpark Place Investment Condominium Association, et al.. v. Metro Development LLC, et al.

Case No. 18 CV H 07 0394, Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Delaware County (obtained summary judgment that general contractor was not entitled to coverage under subcontractor’s commercial general liability policy for liability arising from construction defect)

Prescott Place, LLC, et al. v. Metro Development LLC, et al.

Case No. 19 CV 00278, Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Franklin County (obtained summary judgment that general contractor was not entitled to coverage as an additional insured from subcontractor’s insurer for liability arising from construction defect)

McNally Kiewit ECT JV v. Cincinnati Insurance Company

Case No. CV-17-881029, Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Cuyahoga County (obtained summary judgment that general contractor was entitled to coverage as an additional insured under commercial general liability policy issued to joint venture where liability arose from personal injury during construction operations to joint venture’s employee)

Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation v. Landmark American Insurance Company

Case No. 3:17-CV-01401 (S.D. Cal.) (obtained summary judgment that an insurer’s defense based on “loss in progress” or “continuous injury” exclusion did not apply to preclude coverage) 

Day v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, PA., et al.

Case No. 1:11-CV-00319 (S.D. OH) (litigated estate of decedent’s claim for life insurance benefits involving motorcycle accident)

Jaros, et al v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Case No. 1:20-CV-02844 (N.D. OH) (litigated claim for travel policy benefits following trip cancellation)

Parklyn Bay Company, LLC v. Liberty Insurance Corporation, et al.

Case No. 3:13-CV-03124 (N.D. CA) (litigated whether insured was entitled to coverage for underlying construction defect issue in high-end apartment building)

National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa. v. Evanston Insurance Company

Case No. 3:10-CV-00347 (D. N.J.) (litigated equitable subrogation claim between excess and primary insurer regarding damages settlement of underlying trial)

Clint earned his Bachelor’s in Politics from Wake Forest University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then attended the University of Michigan Law School, where he was a Campbell Moot Court Quarter-Finalist and participated in the Michigan Criminal and Civil Clinic. In addition to working at The Lyon Firm, Clint is also pursuing a legal tech startup.
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