Scott Birrell is Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Travelers Companies, Inc. in Hartford, Connecticut. He is a cum laude graduate of the New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to joining the USF&G Insurance Company in April 1997, Mr. Birrell was in private practice, specializing in insurance-related litigation and trial.
In his capacity as head of the Travelers Reinsurance Legal Group, Mr. Birrell has responsibility for all reinsurance-related dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration and insolvency proceedings) and has certain oversight responsibilities relative to regulatory, wording, and transactional issues. He is an active member of ARIAS•U.S., serving on the Arbitrator and Umpire Certification Committee and the Arbitration Task Force.