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Timothy H. Bolden
Current Employment
  • Company:
    American Fidelity Corporation
  • Position(s) and Responsibilities:

    Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer: Oversight of Dispute Resolution, Regulatory, MAR, and Compliance functions for US and Bermuda domiciled life, health, and disability insurers

  • Address:
    9000 Cameron Parkway
    Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA 73114 United States
  • Phone:
    405.416.8901
  • Cell:
    281.387.0022
  • Email:
  • Website:
    www.americanfidelity.com
Credentials
  • Attorney:
    Yes
  • Education:
    University of Tennessee, B.A. 1980
    University of Memphis, J.D. 1983
  • Designations:
    Licensed to practice law in Tennessee (1983), Missouri (2002)
  • Other Information:
    FINRA 6, 26, 63
Work Experience
  • Insurance Company: 33 years.
    Legal Department: 33 years. CCO, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Litigation Counsel
  • Law Firm (Insurance/Reinsurance Practice): 3 years.
    Associate: 2 years.
    Counsel: 1 year.
Breakdown of Experience
  • Healthcare
    20%
  • Life
    15%
  • Long Term Disability
    15%
  • Professional Liability/Errors &, Omissions
    10%
  • Accident & Health
    10%
  • Bad Faith/ECO
    10%
  • Contract Wording
    5%
  • Alternative/Self-Insurance/Risk Management
    5%
  • Third Party Administrator
    5%
  • Employment Practices Liability
    5%
By Market
  • U.S. Market:
    95%
  • Bermuda/Off-shore Market:
    5%

Insurance vs. Reinsurance: 95/5%
Treaty vs. Facultative Reinsurance: 100/0%
Current Insurance or Reinsurance Company Officer
Former Insurance or Reinsurance Company Director

Mediation Experience
  • Number of Mediations
    As Counsel: 75+
Arbitration Experience

Number of Arbitrations

As an Arbitrator: 1

As Corporate Representative: 5

Arbitrator Experience
Number of Arbitrations
1
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.
Company Representative Experience
Number of Arbitrations
2
Appointed to act as Company Representative.
3
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.
Biography

Tim Bolden is currently Chief Compliance Officer and Deputy General Counsel of American Fidelity Corporation. With thirty-five years’ experience in the practice of law, Tim has served in leadership roles in the law, litigation, and compliance functions of several life insurers including Provident Life, Protective Life, CIGNA, Assurant, and AIG American General. He has comprehensive experience as in-house counsel in life company operations in the US and Bermuda. Tim has been responsible for the management and defense of hundreds of cases for insurers involving life, health, disability, annuities, and errors and omissions matters. In addition, he has prior experience as an AAA neutral arbitrator.