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Alec S. DiMario


Phone: 510-879-3439

Fax: 510-628-2146

Email: alec.dimario@mhllp.com

Office Location: Northern California

Alec DiMario is an Associate in the firm’s Oakland office. Licensed in California and New York, Alec represents insurance company and financial services industry clients in a wide variety of general civil and commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts. Alec’s practice focuses primarily on commercial, financial services, and insurance coverage litigation. He also litigates business tort, bad faith, and extra-contractual matters, and has experience representing clients in consumer class action litigation. His experience includes general liability, personal and commercial lines, errors and omissions, professional liability, employment liability, and health, life, death, and ERISA policies. 

Alec’s litigation background includes favorably resolving discovery disputes and drafting winning dispositive motions in state and federal courts. In addition to his litigation practice, Alec also writes articles on novel and emerging legal issues in insurance coverage and financial services litigation. 

Prior to joining McDowell Hetherington, Alec litigated commercial, financial services, employment, and insurance coverage matters in New York City.


Cautionary Tales on Insurer Tails: Recent Opinions on Insurer Surveillance in ERISA LTD Claims, Am. Bar Ass’n, May 22, 2019.


  • California
  • New York


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 2015
  • University of Puget Sound, B.A., Economics, with honors, 2012