FTI Consulting Tops Who’s Who Legal 2016 Insurance and Reinsurance Expert List
“Each of the professionals recognized on this prestigious list has a proven track record of creating tremendous value for their clients,” said
The insurance and reinsurance expert witnesses included on the Who’s Who Legal Insurance and Reinsurance Expert list are a crucial asset to lawyers, providing evidence on insurance coverage and claims, risk transfer, valuations and damages.
Mr. Braithwaite has more than 30 years of industry experience and brings deep knowledge and understanding of actuarial science, underwriting, insurance and reinsurance company management to his clients. Mr. Braithwaite was previously the President of the
Ms. Shapss has more than 20 years of insurance and other industry experience in accounting, auditing, fraud and financial-based matters. Ms. Shapss specializes in insurance industry litigation consulting, forensic accounting, fraud and financial investigations and bankruptcy consulting. On insurance matters, Ms. Shapss has provided expert testimony in purchase price dispute arbitrations and factual testimony in cases involving preference actions, as well as advice and factual testimony through written and oral presentations at arbitrations, depositions and settlement conferences.
Mr. Hershman has more than 40 years of professional insurance industry experience in accounting, auditing, financial investigations and complex financial matters involving financial reporting and the application of generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) and statutory accounting principles. Mr. Hershman has been retained as an expert on more than 30 insurance-related matters and has been deposed and testified at arbitrations and trials in connection with those matters. His work as an expert witness includes opining on insurance statutory and GAAP accounting issues, insurance carrier solvency, reinsurance agreements, damages, acquisition agreements, managing general agencies and life settlements.
Mr. Thaler is a forensic accountant with more than 20 years of experience preparing hundreds of large, complex property and business interruption insurance claims as well as cyber, product recall and builder’s risk claims. He has testified regarding economic damages on high profile litigation matters, including losses involving over
Mr. Marshall has more than 30 years of international experience leading major projects relating to accounting, auditing and complex reinsurance transactions. He has directed a number of investigatory, due diligence and litigation cases relating to loss reserve adequacy, reinsurance forensic accounting and reinsurance spirals providing expert evidence in arbitration and court cases. Mr. Marshall is also heavily involved in solvent schemes of arrangement and Part VII business transfers, recently directing an innovative transaction approved by the Court in
* Expert also named to the inaugural Insurance and Reinsurance Expert list in 2015.
FTI Consulting’s insurance professionals combine their business and technical acumen to help insurers, reinsurers, captives, brokers, investors, regulators, corporations and their legal and business advisors address complex strategic and tactical issues. The firm’s insurance professionals are at the forefront of the industry in supporting the strategic requirements of boards and senior executives to govern and guide, mitigate risk, protect assets, meet compliance requirements and achieve performance goals.
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