Profile
Lawrence S. Greengrass
Current Employment
  • Company:
    larry greengrass
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Associate, Partner, Senior Partner, Senior Counsel 1976-2017

  • Address:
    1 Weigt court
    Great Neck, NEW YORK 11021 United States
  • Phone:
    516-551-8205
  • Email:
Offering Services as Expert Witness in:
Insurance Underwriting, Reinsurance Underwriting, Accident and Health Claims, Asbestos Claims, Insurance Claims, Reinsurance Claims, Coverage / Contract Interpretation, Reinsurance Contract Wording
Previous Employment
  • Company:
    Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Also, former officer of Emerald Coast Reinsurance co. LTD.

Credentials
  • Attorney:
    Yes
  • Education:
    BA-1973- The City College of New York
    JD-1976-New York University School of Law
  • Other Information:
    Former officer Emerald Coast Reinsurance co. LTD.
Work Experience
  • Reinsurance Company: 25 years.
    Executive Officer (CEO, COO, CFO, Chief Actuary): 25 years.
  • Law Firm (Insurance/Reinsurance Practice): 35 years.
    Partner: 35 years.
Breakdown of Experience
  • Life
    20%
  • Accident & Health
    10%
  • Asbestos
    10%
  • Environmental/Pollution
    10%
  • Catastrophes (Property)
    10%
  • Commercial Property
    5%
  • Excess/Surplus Lines
    5%
  • Disability
    5%
  • MGA/MGU
    5%
  • Contract Wording
    5%
  • Insolvencies
    5%
  • Commutations
    5%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    5%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    90%
  • U.K. Market:
    5%
  • Bermuda/Off-shore Market:
    5%

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

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

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 5

As an Umpire: 3

As Outside Counsel: 155

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
Appointed as an arbitrator.
2
Acted as an arbitrator through the organizational meeting or the arbitration has only reached this stage.
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 three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
Umpire Experience
Number of Arbitrations
3
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
5
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.
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.
10
Acted as Lead Counsel through to 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 Lead Counsel through to an evidentiary hearing of at least three full days regarding the substantive merits of the parties' dispute.
25
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.
100
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.
Biography

Lawrence Greengrass, retired at the end of 2017, after 41 years at the firm of Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass, and is well known in the reinsurance community. During his time with the firm, he was lead counsel in well over 150 arbitrations, both in the U.S. and abroad, relating to issues in property, casualty, life, accident and health, and financial reinsurance. He has also litigated in state and federal courts around the country. Mr. Greengrass has published numerous articles on insurance and life and property/casualty reinsurance topics and has presented at many industry conferences, including ARIAS-US. , Brokers Reinsurance Markets Association, Eastern Claims Conference, Intermediaries & Reinsurance Underwriters Association, and Reinsurance Association of America. Mr. Greengrass has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers U.S.A., Guide to The World's Leading Insurance &; Reinsurance Lawyers and Who's Who Legal.

Lawrence Greengrass is a former officer of Emerald Coast Reinsurance Company Ltd.