Expertise DescriptionI have over 40 years experience in the field of Insurance and Reinsurance. My extensive experience includes all phases of property / casualty / professional liability insurance, reinsurance, insurance industry custom and practice, and industry standards of care. I also have experience as an underwriting manager for several insurance and reinsurance companies. My experience in underwriting includes complex major commercial casualty accounts as well as manuscript primary and umbrella forms. As a reinsurance broker with several major intermediaries, I placed a broad spectrum of facultative and treaty reinsurance for “Main Street” insurers as well as many carriers writing specialized lines such as Kidnap and Ransom, Professional Liability, Auto Racing, Patent Infringement, and Employment Practices Liability. I have additional experience in insurance company and broker relationships, various types of pool arrangements used as a risk financing / management mechanism for participating members including association captives, group owned captives, insurance disputes, risk retention groups, and joint power of attorney. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes disputes for insurance and resinsurance placements
My consulting experience includes Maintained and solidified reinsurer relationships, Senior Broker involved with production and servicing of major treaty clients, Account Executive – marketing responsibilities; treaty contracts.
While I was a Senior VP of an Underwriting Manager in 1998-2000, I was not personally active then as an underwriter of Oil & Gas business as I was earlier in my career. However, I retained much of my experience as a underwriter of major Fortune 500 accounts throughout my long career and always stayed current on iterations in primary and excess policy forms over the decades. In fact, in recent years I have been retained by major corporations insureds in disputes with many of the insurers on the list provided by counsel.
Awards & Affiliation
Commercial and Industry Arbitration and Mediation Group
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases