Profile
Charles T. Locke
Current Employment
  • Company:
    Locke & Herbert LLP
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Partner – Represent life, health, property and casualty insurers/reinsurers and agencies in corporate, regulatory, transactional and litigation/arbitration matters.

  • Address:
    1114 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NEW YORK 10036
  • Phone:
    212-935-8787
  • Cell:
    203-536-5760
  • Fax:
    203-935-5663
  • Email:
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    Companion Life Insurance Company (wholly owned subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha)
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    General Counsel (1975-1984) and Director (1980-present). Responsible for all legal affairs of Companion Life (NY domestic).

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    Yes
  • Education:
    Member of the Bars of New York, Connecticut and Texas. Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals (2nd Cir.); U.S. District Courts (all NY and CT Dists.); B.A. University of Vermont, 1972; J.D. St. Mary’s University School of Law, Associate Editor Law Review, 1973; New York University Law School, LLM (Taxation) Program 1975-1976.
  • Other Information:
  • Currently a Director (Exec. Committee and Chair, Audit Committee) of Companion Life Insurance Co.
  • 23 years of insurance/reinsurance litigation experience
  • ARIAS Certified Arbitrator
  • Past Chair of Life, Health and Accident Committee of New York State Bar Association; Past Vice Chair of Life Insurance Committee, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association; Past Member, Association of Bar of New York City, Life Insurance Committee; Current Member, Association of Life Insurance Counsel; Of Counsel, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP (2006-present).
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 10 years.
    Legal Department: 10 years. Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Law Firm (Insurance/Reinsurance Practice): 27 years.
    Partner: 27 years. Founding Partner
Breakdown of Experience
  • Life
    30%
  • Regulatory/Licensing
    20%
  • Accident & Health
    10%
  • Disability
    10%
  • MGA/MGU
    5%
  • Insolvencies
    5%
  • Contract Wording
    5%
  • Commutations
    5%
  • Financial Guarantee
    5%
  • Third Party Administrator
    5%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    80%
  • Bermuda/Off-shore Market:
    20%

Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 70/30%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 90/10%
Current Insurance or Reinsurance Company Director

Mediation Experience
  • Number of Mediations
    As Counsel: 10
ARIAS Experience

Workshops, as Trainee: 2; September 2005, March 2009; September 2010

Ethics Training, as Trainee: 1; February 2010

Arbitration Experience

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 1

As Outside Counsel: 11

As Corporate Representative: 1

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
Lead Counsel Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
Retained and Acted as Lead Counsel, up to, but not including, the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
1
Acted as Lead Counsel through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
9
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.
Company Representative Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
Company Representative in arbitration through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
Biography