Profile
Andrew Maneval
Current Employment
  • Company:
    Chesham Consulting, LLC (2009 - Present)
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    President; Providing services as an insurance and reinsurance Umpire, Arbitrator, and Consultant.

  • Address:
    P.O. Box 300
    Harrisville, NEW HAMPSHIRE 03450 United States
  • Phone:
    (603) 827-3151
  • Cell:
    (617) 930-9444 (no messages, please)
  • Email:
Offering Services as Expert Witness in:
Reinsurance Claims, Commutations, Reinsurance Contract Wording
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    Horizon Management Group, LLC / The Hartford (1993 - 2009)
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Served as President and Board Chairman of First State Ins. Co., New England Reinsurance Corp., New England Ins. Co. and Horizon Mgmt Group, LLC; Responsible for claims (direct and assumed), reinsurance collections and commutations, legal and dispute resolution, and all other company management, compliance, and Board of Directors functions; Manager of Discontinued Operations for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.; For Hartford's Ongoing and run-off segments, managed all Reinsurance Collections and Commutations; Managed international run-off operations, and companies and branch offices in the UK.

  • Company:
    Mound, Cotton Wollan & Greengrass (1980 - 1993)
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Law Partner, Insurance/Reinsurance Practice responsible for counseling insurance and reinsurance companies and representing them in arbitrations, litigations, and regulatory matters.

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    Yes
  • Education:
    J.D., Fordham Law School;
    A.B., Economics, Earlham College;

    Insurance Executive Development Program, Certificate from AICPCU/Wharton School at Univ. of Pennsylvania.
  • Designations:
    Admitted to the practice of law in New York, Massachusetts, and various Federal Courts
  • Other Information:
    Experience in over 230 arbitrations as umpire, arbitrator, counsel, or party representative. Charter member of RAA/Industry Task Force on Dispute Resolution Procedures for Reinsurance Arbitrations; Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies; AIRROC and FINRA certified arbitrator; Approved as State of New Hampshire Court Mediator; Member, New Hampshire Conflict Resolution Association.
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 15 years.
    Executive Officer (CEO, COO, CFO, Chief Actuary): 12 years. COO, First State Insurance Company
    Ceded Reinsurance Department: 3 years. Director of Collections, The Hartford
  • Reinsurance Company: 12 years.
    Executive Officer (CEO, COO, CFO, Chief Actuary): 12 years. COO, New England Reinsurance Corp.
  • Law Firm (Insurance/Reinsurance Practice): 14 years.
    Partner: 7 years. Mound, Cotton, Wollan & Greengrass
    Associate: 7 years. Mound, Cotton, Wollan & Greengrass
  • Insurance-related Firms: 26 years.
    Run-off Manager: 15 years. President, Horizon Management Group, LLC
    Consultant: 11 years. President, Chesham Consulting, LLC
  • Independent/Other Relevant Experience: 11 years.
    Independent/Unaffiliated Arbitrator, Umpire and/or Mediator: 11 years.
Breakdown of Experience
  • Workers' Compensation
    5%
  • Commercial Property
    5%
  • Insolvencies
    5%
  • Financial Guarantee
    5%
  • London Company Market
    5%
  • Excess/Surplus Lines
    5%
  • Environmental/Pollution
    5%
  • MGA/MGU
    5%
  • Contract Wording
    5%
  • International
    5%
  • Commutations
    5%
  • Political Risk
    5%
  • Commercial Liability
    5%
  • Catastrophes (Property)
    5%
  • Product Liability
    5%
  • Bad Faith/ECO
    5%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    5%
  • Asbestos
    5%
  • Third Party Administrator
    5%
  • Toxic Tort
    5%
Mediation Experience
  • Number of Mediations
    As Mediator: 1
    As Counsel: 7
ARIAS Experience

Workshops, as Faculty: 3; March 2005, March 2007, May 2010

Ethics Training, as Trainee: 1; February 2009

ARIAS Conference Faculty: 5; Fall 2002, Fall 2004, Spring 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2013, Fall 2015, Fall 2016

Other Approved Training:

Fall 2013 Educational Seminar - FACULTY
Fall 2014 Educational Seminar - FACULTY

Arbitration Experience

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 112

As an Umpire: 45

As Outside Counsel: 42

As Employee Manager: 20

As Corporate Representative: 31

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
33
Appointed as an arbitrator.
27
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
17
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage and the resolution of significant pre-hearing motions.
6
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 an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
10
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.
18
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
6
Appointed as an umpire.
12
Acted as an umpire through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
3
Acted as an umpire through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage and the resolution of significant pre-hearing motions.
3
Acted as an umpire through an evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
10
Acted as an umpire 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.
11
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.
Lead Counsel Experience
Number of Arbitrations
9
Retained and Acted as Lead Counsel, up to, but not including, the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
5
Acted as Lead Counsel through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
10
Acted as Lead Counsel through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage and the resolution of significant pre-hearing motions.
6
Acted as Lead Counsel 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.
12
Acted as Lead Counsel 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
3
Employee Manager of arbitration.
6
Employee Manager of arbitration through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage as well as significant motions before the panel, panel consultations, and interim awards, but not through the hearing briefs.
8
Employee Manager of arbitration through evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
3
Employee Manager of arbitration through evidentiary hearing of at least three full day regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Company Representative Experience
Number of Arbitrations
7
Appointed to act as Company Representative.
5
Company Representative in arbitration through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage as well as significant motions before the panel, panel consultations, and interim awards, but not through the hearing briefs.
8
Company Representative in arbitration through evidentiary hearing of at least one full day and less than three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
11
Company Representative in arbitration through evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
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