Brian O'Dwyer is a senior partner in the New York litigation firm of O'Dwyer and Bernstien and has been cited as winning the highest personal injury award - $61 million - in the United States.
He has served as Counsel to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the New York District Council of Carpenters and other unions.
He is a regular commentator on legal issues for Fox TV and CNBC.
His efforts on behalf of Puerto Rico brought him the honor of serving as Grand Marshal of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in 1993.
A recipient of the New York City Council Spirit of New York award for his work to bring together New York's many cultures, O'Dwyer received papal honors in 2000 when he was named a Knight of the Holy Sepulchre.
O'Dwyer received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University, his masters in Spanish in Madrid and his Juris Doctor law degree from Georgetown University. He returned to George Washington to receive his Masters in Law.
He is the son of Co. Mayo native Paul O'Dwyer, a famed lawyer and politician who co-founded the firm of O'Dwyer and Bernstien.
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