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Eric S. Kobrick
Personal Information
  • Address:
    25 Chapel Gate Lane
    Upper Brookville, NEW YORK 11545 United States
  • Phone:
    516-484-7842
  • Cell:
    917-886-2240
  • Email:
Current Employment
  • Company:
    American International Group, Inc.
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    AIG, Inc. Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel; current responsibilities include oversight of Cybersecurity, Privacy, IP, Technology, Innovation & Sourcing Legal Units and Senior Advisor to Reinsurance Legal Unit; past positions include General Counsel – Insurance (head of several hundred person legal unit providing support to underwriting, claims, reinsurance, operations, information technology and all other units involved in AIG' s Commercial and Consumer insurance business worldwide) and Chief Reinsurance Legal Officer.

  • Address:
    American International Group, Inc.
    175 Water Street, 15th Floor
    New York, NEW YORK 10038 United States
  • Phone:
    212-458-8270
  • Cell:
    212-729-4280
  • Fax:
    866-371-7209
  • Email:
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    Simpson Thacher and Bartlett
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Associate in Litigation Department – General commercial litigation practice including reinsurance and insurance

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    Yes
  • Education:
    Member of the Bar of New York; Admitted to practice in various federal district and circuit courts.
  • Degrees:
    B.A. in Government, magna cum laude, Cornell University; J.D., Editor on Law Review and James Kent and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School
  • Other Information:
    Former Chairman & President, ARIAS-U.S. Board of Directors; Former Member, ARIAS-U.S. Long Range Planning Committee; Former Chairman, ARIAS-U.S. Ethics Discussion Committee; Former Chairman, Reinsurance Association of America's Reinsurance Dispute Resolution Task Force. Speaker at numerous Mealey's, ACI, ARIAS-U.S., HB Litigation and Marcus Evans conferences.
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 23 years.
    Legal Department: 23 years. AIG Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
  • Law Firm (Insurance/Reinsurance Practice): 8 years.
    Associate: 8 years. Litigation Associate
  • Independent/Other Relevant Experience: 1 year.
    Other : 1 year. Law Clerk to Judge Cedarbaum, S.D.N.Y.
Breakdown of Experience
  • Contract Wording
    13%
  • Regulatory/Licensing
    10%
  • Insolvencies
    8%
  • Asbestos
    4%
  • Commutations
    4%
  • Environmental/Pollution
    3%
  • Accident & Health
    2%
  • Life
    2%
  • Financial Guarantee
    2%
  • Finite
    2%
  • Intellectual Property
    2%
  • Personal Lines
    2%
  • MGA/MGU
    2%
  • Political Risk
    2%
  • Product/Consumer Warranties
    2%
  • Product Liability
    2%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    2%
  • Third Party Administrator
    2%
  • Toxic Tort
    2%
  • Excess/Surplus Lines
    2%
  • Fidelity &, Surety
    2%
  • Energy
    2%
  • Commercial Liability
    2%
  • Alternative/Self-Insurance/Risk Management
    2%
  • Automobile Liability/Property
    2%
  • Aviation
    2%
  • Bad Faith/ECO
    2%
  • Captives/Risk Retention Groups
    2%
  • Catastrophes (Casualty)
    2%
  • Catastrophes (Property)
    2%
  • Workers' Compensation
    2%
  • Commercial Property
    2%
  • Construction Defects
    2%
  • Directors &, Officers
    2%
  • Employment Practices Liability
    2%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    65%
  • U.K. Market:
    20%
  • Bermuda/Off-shore Market:
    5%
  • European Market:
    5%
  • Global Market:
    5%

Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 10/90%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 50/50%
Current Insurance or Reinsurance Company Officer

Mediation Experience
  • Number of Mediations
    As Counsel: 15
ARIAS Experience

Workshops, as Faculty: 1; March 2009

Ethics Training, as Trainee: 1; March 2010

ARIAS Conference Faculty: 15; Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Fall 2006, Spring 2008, Spring 2010,Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Spring 2012; Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2017

Arbitration Experience

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 35

As an Umpire: 8

As Employee Manager: 700

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
14
Appointed as an arbitrator.
8
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
6
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage and the resolution of significant pre-hearing motions.
1
Acted as an arbitrator through an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
1
Acted as an arbitrator through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
5
Acted as an arbitrator through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Umpire Experience
Number of Arbitrations
2
Appointed as an umpire.
3
Acted as an umpire through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
2
Acted as an umpire through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage and the resolution of significant pre-hearing motions.
1
Acted as an umpire through to final award after completion of an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Employee Manager Experience
Number of Arbitrations
700
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