Our research this year has identified 41 experts who excel in insurance matters, offering clients their expertise in complex advisory and contentious matters.
The Global Elite Thought Leaders are those individuals who received the highest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources this year. Our research has identified them as truly outstanding practitioners and the very best in their field.
Who’s Who Legal does not list law firms, only individual lawyers. The leading firms are those in each region whose listed practitioners received the most total nominations in our research.
Global Elite Thought Leaders
Paul Braithwaite is identified by peers as “one of the most highly regarded insurance experts” in the north American market. He has over 30 years of experience providing expert testimony, advising on reinsurance pricing and underwriting, and conducting due diligence exercises.
Ian Marshall is a leading light among insurance experts in the European market. He brings over 35 years of experience with technical investigations, as well as expert work in insurance litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Brian Carl earns recognition from peers as “a smart and very driven” insurance expert who is “able to distil large volumes of data and make sense of it, then describe the most salient facts and figures to your case”.
Wendy Shapss is an eminent name among peers in Europe for insurance matters. She has over 18 years of experience providing expert testimony in high-value litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Romy Comiter of FTI Consulting is a go-to name in the European insurance market, say respondents. Her expertise lies in long-tail claims involving asbestos, environmental contamination and hazard losses.
Robin Cantor earns extensive acclaim for her practice, built on 30 years of experience in applied economics, statistics, risk management and insurance claim analysis.
Stephen Moseley is “a detail-oriented and patient” expert in the market. He leads the firm’s business insurance claims group, and brings over 20 years of experience advising on insurance claim matters.
Peers highlight J Mark Abernathy as a respected expert in the field. He has over 30 years of experience providing dispute resolution services and forensic analysis in commercial litigation, federal investigations and bankruptcy proceedings.
Christopher Brophy secures extensive recommendations for his insurance expertise. He has over 25 years of experience calculating damages in insurance matters, and acting as an expert witness in depositions and trials.
Jeff Mitchell is singled out as an esteemed name in the USA with a highly recommended practice. He has considerable experience in the preparation and analysis of insurance claims for property damage and loss of income.
Gregory Thaler is a celebrated expert with 25 years of experience quantifying losses and damages, as well as preparing property and business interruption insurance claims.
Patrick McGrath is “a strong witness” with over 30 years of experience analysing future liabilities and insurance policy claims, and evaluating mitigation strategies.
Kevin O’Toole is a prominent forensic accountant in the US market, with impressive experience preparing business interruption and property damage reports, and advising in relation to insurance claims.
Stephen Sellick is “a sought-after witness” with over 20 years of experience providing counsel and expert witness services in environmental and mass tort insurance claims.
Jessica Horewitz secures impressive endorsements for her insurance expertise. She has 20 years of experience conducting liability estimations, assessments of economic damage and coverage analysis.
Other Leading Individuals
Sources hold Jeremy Fall at Quest Group in high esteem for his expertise as a chartered insurance practitioner. He has over 30 years of experience as an insurance claims expert in litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Charles Mullin at Bates White Economic Consulting is a standout insurance expert and a Global Elite Thought Leader. He has over 20 years of experience providing advice and analysis in mass torts, class actions and insurance coverage proceedings.
President of Reassess Inc, Paul Thomson III, is a distinguished insurance and reinsurance expert with over 25 years of experience providing consulting and expert witness services in both litigation and arbitration proceedings.
Mark Gurevitz with MG Re Arbitrator & Mediator Services is a well-regarded name in the US insurance space. He has over 20 years of experience in arbitration and mediation proceedings as an expert.
Roux Associates’ Marc Scarcella is “a very competent insurance specialist” with over 15 years of experience providing economic models for analysing insurance recoveries in environmental and product liability claims.