WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the addition of London-based partner Mark Meyer to the firm's internationally recognized Insurance/Reinsurance Group. Meyer brings more than 20 years of experience advising insurers and reinsurers on policy coverage, defense of claims, and policy construction matters. He joins Crowell & Moring most recently from Cozen O'Connor LLP's London office.
"Mark is a highly regarded leader in the insurance and reinsurance industry, with a particular focus on helping clients navigate high-stakes arbitration and litigation disputes," said William C. O'Neill, co-chair of the firm's Insurance/Reinsurance Group. "Mark's addition is an important part of our transatlantic insurance/reinsurance practice, offering clients seasoned counsel in one of the most important markets in the world."
Meyer has extensive experience with multiparty mediation, arbitration, commercial court litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. He represents insurers and reinsurers in complex disputes, in particular, those related to property and casualty issues, professional indemnity for financial institutions, directors and officers coverage, and aviation and aerospace. Meyer's practice also covers energy package policies. Meyer's work has included representing reinsurers on several airline, airport, and manufacturer losses, including matters related to the missing Malaysian 370 flight; representing reinsurers on first party property damage and business interruption losses from the World Trade Center; counseling clients on their insurance exposure arising from recent car emissions investigations; and advising on cyber risk exposures, particularly in property insurance.
"I have had a longstanding relationship with many of the lawyers at Crowell & Moring, and I am thrilled to be part of this first-class team," said Meyer. "Crowell & Moring's Insurance/Reinsurance Group has an outstanding reputation and premier international brand for handling large and complex issues in the insurance and reinsurance markets."
Meyer is a member of the Aviation Insurance Association, the Professional Liability Underwriters Society, the London Court of International Arbitration, and the International Committee of ARIAS US. He also serves as an advisor to TrainE-TraidE, a non-profit organization which aims to empower individuals to maximize their earning potential by providing a range of business, training, and employment services. Meyer is currently ranked in Chambers & Partners Guides to the World's Leading Lawyers (UK) in two insurance-related categories: General Claims and Aviation, and Insurance and Litigation.
Meyer received his LL.B., with honors, from Queen Mary University of London, and he received his LL.M. from the College of Law (London).
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