Tom Dawson is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategist of TD&P Consulting, Inc., a minority and woman-owned national healthcare policy and litigation support firm. He serves as an expert
witness in federal and state court and has offered opinions on matters involving medical costs, health insurance, reasonable value, and the Affordable Care Act.
Mr. Dawson’s testimony on the valuation of future medical expenses in the California case, Cuevas v. Contra County (2017) is considered groundbreaking. The decision and his testimony changed
the discussion about healthcare costs and medical damages.
Beyond the Cuevas decision, Mr. Dawson’s work is highly regarded in the legal community. He is frequently asked to advise legal teams on the reasonable value of medical expenses. To
date, Mr. Dawson has supported the work of numerous litigators including those representing municipalities. He has also been retained by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to assist in the
determination of medical damages involving VA and military benefits.
Mr. Dawson has worked on Capitol Hill as Healthcare Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business providing guidance on healthcare reform matters and assisting
with the development and passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Mr. Dawson also served as an attorney and a health pension law specialist with the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration. He has been quoted in the Financial Times and is the author of several articles on medical damages. Among his many activities, Mr. Dawson is a long-time member of the D.C. Board of Medicine, and a member of the Editorial Board for the Federation of State Medical Boards.