Sedgwick Continues Growth of International Insurance Practice

Sedgwick LLP Adds In-House Insurance Executive Robert Buechel to San Francisco Office
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Nov. 28, 2011 - PRLog -- Sedgwick LLP welcomes Robert Buechel who joins the insurance practice group as a partner. With 25 years of experience, Buechel represents both U.S. and non-U.S. insurers and reinsurers in transactional, corporate and regulatory matters as well as dispute management and resolution. His addition is representative of the growth of Sedgwick’s Insurance Practices Division, which has more than 150 attorneys and is one of the largest law firm teams in the world dedicated to the legal needs of insurance companies.

"Rob’s extensive knowledge of insurance-related legal and business issues will further bolster the firm’s strong insurance practices,” said Insurance Practices Division Chair Bruce Celebrezze. “His international in-house experience will provide our clients with a 360-degree perspective on the legal issues confronting insurers.”

In addition to being a seasoned advisor to primary and excess insurance and reinsurance market participants, Buechel is a knowledgeable resource on offshore and alternative risk transfer markets, runoff strategies, captive insurers, risk retention and purchasing groups, program business, structured insurance transactions and excess and surplus lines.

Buechel previously worked in Bermuda for the past ten years, most recently at Imagine Group Holdings Limited as in-house general counsel and secretary. He also managed the legal and company secretarial affairs of the entire group including its subsidiaries in England, Ireland, Luxembourg, Gibraltar and Barbados among other jurisdictions.

Buechel received his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law (1986) and his A.B. from Stanford University (1979).

The yutmd international firm of Sedgwick LLP provides trial, appellate, litigation management, counseling, risk management and transactional legal services to the world’s leading companies. With more than 370 attorneys in offices in Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, Orange County (California), Paris, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., and an affiliated office in Bermuda, Sedgwick's collective experience spans the globe and virtually every industry. For more information about Sedgwick, its attorneys and services, visit
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