Reinsurance Arbitrator, Mediator, Attorney and Expert Witness

Resume    Years of Excellent Service as an Insurance and Reinsurance Professional

Professional Positions
1998 to present, consultant, expert witness, arbitrator and mediator of insurance and reinsurance disputes. Training in arbitration and mediation. Certified as an arbitrator and umpire by ARIAS - US.

1995 to 1998, partner, 1998 to 2002, of counsel, DLA Piper. Work involved a broad variety of insurance and reinsurance issues including commercial transactions, regulatory compliance and development and approval of new products.

1983 to 1995, Munich Re America (formerly American Re-Insurance Company), becoming Senior Vice President and General Counsel and a director of the Company.  Managed all in-house legal operations, non-claim litigation and headed an aggressive legislative and regulatory effort on the state and federal levels.

1979 to 1983, Reliance Insurance Companies, becoming General Counsel to various subsidiaries and affiliates specializing in surplus lines, specialty underwriting, risk management, product development and premium financing.

1976 to 1979, Vaughan Insurance Group, General Counsel of this group which consisted of a surplus lines insurance company and various affiliated managing general agencies and surplus lines brokers, developing and marketing a variety of professional liability and other specialty products in the surplus lines market.

Education

  • B.A. University of Notre Dame, 1972
  • J.D. Villanova School of law, 1975
Bar Memberships
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia