Profile
Cynthia R. Koehler
Current Employment
  • Company:
    Resolute Management, Inc.
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Vice President and Assistant General Counsel

  • Address:
    175 Berkeley Street
    Mail Stop M08-G232
    Boston, MASSACHUSETTS 02116
  • Phone:
    617-654-4455
  • Cell:
    617-599-3245
  • Email:
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Boston, MA
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Vice President and Assistant General Counsel,
    Manager of Complex and Emerging Risks Legal Department

    Responsible for management of all asbestos, pollution and health hazard litigation, as well as latent injury claims, including all related insurance coverage and reinsurance disputes.

  • Company:
    Eastern Casualty Group, Marlborough, MA
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Senior Counsel

    Responsible for all property and liability claims litigation, non-claims related litigation, subrogation, and fraud detection programs. Chief Compliance Officer. Supervised all administrative proceedings involving government agencies and state insurance departments for Eastern Casualty Group Companies. Responsible for all licensing and regulatory compliance operations in thirty-four states.

  • Company:
    Morrison, Mahoney & Miller, LLP, Boston, MA
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Partner (1995-1999); Associate (1987-1995)

    Practice concentration in complex first party insurance coverage and litigation, with emphasis on commercial property contracts, fidelity/surety, Financial Institution Bonds and related bad faith claims and litigation.

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    Yes
  • Education:
    Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC (J.D.)

    Colby College, Waterville, Maine, (B.A., magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Other Information:
    Admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Massachusetts and Maine.
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 15 years.
    Legal Department: 15 years. Vice President and Assistant General Counsel; Senior Counsel;
  • Law Firm (Insurance/Reinsurance Practice): 12 years.
    Partner: 5 years. Equity Partner
    Associate: 7 years. Associate
Breakdown of Experience
  • Commercial Liability
    10%
  • Asbestos
    10%
  • Commercial Property
    10%
  • Environmental/Pollution
    7%
  • Workers' Compensation
    5%
  • Toxic Tort
    5%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    5%
  • Product Liability
    5%
  • Personal Lines
    5%
  • Directors &, Officers
    5%
  • Commutations
    5%
  • Fidelity &, Surety
    5%
  • Bad Faith/ECO
    5%
  • Life
    2%
  • Automobile Liability/Property
    2%
  • Ocean Marine
    2%
  • Insolvencies
    2%
  • Financial Guarantee
    2%
  • Excess/Surplus Lines
    2%
  • Employment Practices Liability
    2%
  • Regulatory/Licensing
    2%
  • Third Party Administrator
    2%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    65%
  • U.K. Market:
    30%

Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 60/40%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 65/35%
Current Insurance or Reinsurance Company Officer

Mediation Experience
  • Number of Mediations
    As Counsel: 50+
ARIAS Experience

Workshops, as Trainee: 1; May 2010

Ethics Training, as Trainee: 1; May 2010

ARIAS Conference Faculty: 5; Fall 2006; Spring 2009; Spring 2013; Spring 2014, Spring 2017

Other Approved Training:

February 2011 Educational Seminar - FACULTY
March 2012 Educational Seminar - FACULTY

Arbitration Experience

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 9

As an Umpire: 3

As Outside Counsel: 21

As Employee Manager: 52

As Corporate Representative: 5

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
2
Appointed as an arbitrator.
3
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
2
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 an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Umpire Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
Appointed as an umpire.
1
Acted as an umpire through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
1
Acted as an umpire through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage and the resolution of significant pre-hearing motions.
Lead Counsel Experience
Number of Arbitrations
5
Acted as Lead Counsel through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage and the resolution of significant pre-hearing motions.
5
Acted as Lead Counsel through to an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
7
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.
4
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
52
Not available or unwilling to provide. ARIAS recognizes that in an effort to protect the respective company(ies) that you work(ed) for, you may not be able to divulge the status of the arbitrations that you participated in. Indicate such arbitrations here.
Company Representative Experience
Number of Arbitrations
5
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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