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Frank DeMento

Vice President
Transatlantic Reinsurance Co.

Frank J. DeMento is an experienced insurance and reinsurance lawyer and company officer. Currently, he is a Vice President and claims manager at TransRe. Prior to joining TransRe, Mr. DeMento was Counsel in the insurance and reinsurance group of Crowell and Moring LLP.  He also was a Vice President and managed the run-off claims unit, the retroceded claims unit, and was claims counsel for XL Reinsurance America, Inc. Before that, Mr. DeMento was a partner in the insurance and reinsurance litigation group at Mendes and Mount, LLP.

For the past three years, Mr. DeMento has served on the education and claims committee as well as the association governance committee of the Intermediaries & Reinsurance Underwriters Association (IRUA). He was also a member of the board of directors of ROM Reinsurance Management Co., Inc. (ROM) for six years and served as its chairman. Mr. DeMento also served as a member of the board of directors of the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-off Companies (AIRROC) for three years and served as co-chairman on its education committee. Further, Mr. DeMento has been a member of ARIAS since 2003 and is an ARIAS certified arbitrator. Additionally, Mr. DeMento holds the following industry designations: Associate in Reinsurance; Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter; and Certified Legacy Professional. Mr. DeMento received his undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University and his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law.

Session Information:

Thursday, November 5th | 2:35 – 3:25 PM & 3:30 – 4:20PM

Breakout Two | COVID-19 Insurance Coverage Case Law Developments
Even those not involved in the (re)insurance industry are aware of the avalanche of disputes between policyholders and insurers related to the COVID pandemic. This session will provide an overview of recent court decisions addressing coverage disputes arising from the pandemic and other relevant legal developments.

Speakers: Frank DeMento, Transatlantic Reinsurance Co.
Elizabeth Kniffen, Zelle LLP