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Susan Grondine-Dauwer

Principal
SEG-D Consulting LLC

Susan E. Grondine-Dauwer, Principal, SEG-D Consulting LLC, provides arbitration, mediation and litigation services to the insurance and reinsurance industry.  She was formerly Senior Vice President and General Counsel for R&Q Solutions LLC, a member of Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings Plc and responsible for the legal operations of the Group’s US insurance and reinsurance companies.

Prior to joining R&Q in 2006, Ms. Grondine-Dauwer served as Senior Vice President and Counsel with Horizon Management Group, LLC, a subsidiary of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. which was responsible for managing the discontinued operations of The Hartford, where she provided legal counsel to this run-off group which included an excess and surplus lines insurer, and two reinsurance companies.

Ms. Grondine-Dauwer has been involved in over 200 arbitrations involving a variety of insurance and reinsurance issues, and is an ARIAS-US Certified Arbitrator.  She is a past member of the Ethics Committee of ARIAS-US, and is currently serving on the Publications Committee of ARIAS-US.  Ms. Grondine-Dauwer is a graduate of Boston College and Boston University School of Law.

Session Information:

Thursday, November 5th | 12:35 – 1:25 PM

Managing the Consolidation of Arbitrations – Issues and Guidelines
decisions on arbitration consolidation and will then explore the issues involved for panels in reviewing requests for consolidation. The panel will propose a “tool kit” of guidelines for arbitrators and umpires to consider when reviewing such consolidation requests, and for managing the consolidated arbitration as it moves forward.
Moderator: Robert A. Whitney, Sulloway & Hollis PLLC
Panel: Susan E. Grondine-Dauwer, SEG-D Consulting LLC
Sylvia Kaminsky, ARIAS•U.S. Certified Arbitrator
David Thirkill, The Thirkill Group