Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 10/90%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 70/30%
Current Insurance or Reinsurance Company Officer
David Raim has been involved with reinsurance matters for over 40 years and has handled hundreds of reinsurance arbitrations as counsel, many of which went to hearing. He started his legal career as an associate at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae and has also worked at Hughes Hubbard and Reed and Chadbourne & Parke LLP. He joined Chadbourne as a partner as of January 1, 1989 and founded the reinsurance arbitration practice at the firm. He has also written and spoken extensively on reinsurance and arbitration issues.
Over the years, Mr. Raim has handled arbitrations in many difference areas including property and casualty, life and health, catastrophe, finite risk, retrocessional issues, rescission, surety, APH and workers’ compensation claims.
In 2015, he became the General Counsel of one of his long-standing clients, Alabama Life Reinsurance Company. Effective January 1, 2019, he retired from Norton Rose Fulbright (with which Chadbourne & Parke had merged). His work as an arbitrator will be done through Raim RE, LLC