Expert in Directors and Officers Liability Insurance; Professional Liability Insurance; P&C Insurance
Expert ID: 731854 New Jersey, USA
Expert is a cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and holds a LLM (Master of Laws) from New York University Law School.
Expert is a 30 year senior insurance executive veteran, 25 of which at AIG where he held various positions including Chief Underwriting Officer and General Counsel of AIG Executive Liability (D&O, E&O), Chief Operating Officer of AIG eBusiness Risk Solutions (Cyber insurance) and President of AIG Product Development. Following AIG, he was Chief Innovation Officer of Zurich North American and Chief Innovation Officer of Tower Group. He is an author of several works in the field of D&O and E&O insurance and new product development. He is a judicially determined expert witness in insurance pursuant to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Multiple expert witness assignment in D&O and E&O coverage disputes representing policyholder and carrier. Issues included application of exclusions (insured v insured, prior notice, insolvency exclusion) as well as definitions (Securities Claim, Wrongful Act).Over 30 "short term" expert assignments -- i.e. telephone consultancy of 45-60 minutes -- on a range of topics in the P&C industry including specific trends as well as commentary on specific companies. Also assisted brokers defending attacks on their D&O/E&O client relationship.Launched multiple new to the market insurance products including intellectual property collateral insurance.Drafted multiple "new to the company" insurance policies in D&O, E&O and Cyber space.
|Year: 1987||Degree: LLM||Subject: Law||Institution: New York University School of Law|
|Year: 1983||Degree: JD||Subject: Law||Institution: Georgetown University Law Center|
|Year: 1980||Degree: BA||Subject: Pre-law, Psychology and Philosophy (triple major)||Institution: Long Island University|
|Years: 2012 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President||Department: Executive|
Responsibilities:He currently President of Innovation Insurance Group, a consulting firm to the insurance industry specializing in insurance new product development qnd expert services in the P&C industry, especially in the D&O and E&O area (including cyber). He is also the host of the series Innovations in Insurance With Expert produced by World Risk and Insurance News. Among the products he is credited with creating is Y2k Insurance, (Entity Cover) Directors and Officers Insurance, Cyber insurance, Reputation Insurance and Intellectual Property Collateral Insurance. Expert is a cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and holds a LLM (Master of Laws) from New York University Law School.
|Years: 2011 to 2012||Employer: Tower Group||Title: Chief Innovation Officer||Department: Executive|
Responsibilities:Available upon request.
|Years: 2009 to 2011||Employer: Zurich Insurance||Title: Chief Innovation Officer, North America||Department: Executive (Marketing)|
Responsibilities:Available upon request.
|Years: 2004 to 2009||Employer: AIG||Title: President||Department: AIG Product Development|
Responsibilities:product development, worldwide, for AIG
|Years: 2001 to 2004||Employer: AIG||Title: Chief Operating Officer||Department: AIG eBusiness Risk Solutions|
Responsibilities:Founder of cyber insurance
|Years: 1987 to 2000||Employer: AIG||Title: Chief Underwriting Officer and General Counsel||Department: National Union (AIG Executive Liability)|
Responsibilities:D&O and E&O insurance arm of AIG
|Associations / Societies|
|Bar: New York, US Supreme Court, P&C Broker: NY, NJ|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|LLM, JD, P&C Broker|
|Chairman, Internet Security Alliance; Board Member, Financial Services Information, Sharing and Analysis, Center (FS/ISAC); Chaired various congressional committee and private sector task forces|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has several publications involving liability and insurance.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Engaged over a dozen times in last 18 months representing both policyholder and carrier in D&O/E&O coverage disputes. Experienced in both report drafting and deposition testimony. Expert has been formally approved as an expert witness in insurance matters by the United States District Court.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Conducted many training and other seminars over past 30 years at AIG and Zurich as well as today as a consultant. Topics: D&O, E&O, Cyber and Product Development. Comfortable with audience of 5 or 500. Forums included RIMS, PLUS, ABA etc. etc.|
|He is a good source for finding insurance experts outside my speciality.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Policy drafting and analysis, especially in management and professional liability. New Product Development and Speaker.|
Fields of Expertise
claims made policy, commercial insurance, dispute, employment insurance, errors and omissions insurance, insurance, liability insurance, directors and officers liability insurance, professional liability, professional malpractice, attorney liability, general liability insurance, workers' compensation, casualty insurance, insurance claim