Eric Kobrick, Chairman
Eric Kobrick is a Deputy General Counsel and Chief Reinsurance Legal Officer at American International Group, Inc. in New York. Mr. Kobrick joined AIG as Assistant General Counsel in 1997, was promoted to Associate General Counsel in 2001, assumed the additional title of Chief Reinsurance Legal Officer in 2005, and was promoted to Deputy General Counsel in 2009.
At AIG, Mr. Kobrick oversees reinsurance dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration and insolvency proceedings), as well as reinsurance contract wording, regulatory and transactional issues. He also has a variety of non-reinsurance-related responsibilities. Mr. Kobrick is an ARIAS•U.S. Certified Arbitrator, a member of the Board of Directors, served on the ARIAS•U.S.
Long Range Planning Committee, and is Chair of the Ethics Discussion Committee. In addition, Mr. Kobrick serves as Chairman of the Insurance and Reinsurance Dispute Resolution Task Force. He is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and he is admitted to practice in various federal district and circuit courts.
Mr. Kobrick received a B.A. in Government from Cornell University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. Prior to joining AIG, he was associated with the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.