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Sedgwick Continues Growth of International Insurance Practice
Sedgwick LLP Adds In-House Insurance Executive Robert Buechel to San Francisco Office
"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 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)