Sylvia Kaminsky is a certified ARIAS·U.S. arbitrator and umpire and an independent insurance/reinsurance industry consultant. For the first 15 years of her career, she was in private legal practice, focusing on coverage, defense, insurance, and reinsurance arbitration and litigation matters. She then joined Constitution Reinsurance Corporation as senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary and served on the board of directors. She also served in the same capacity for Sirius Reinsurance Corporation (later Sirius America Insurance Company). Sylvia has served as a consultant and arbitrator, having participated in well over 175 arbitrations involving insurance, reinsurance, and security matters. She is the co-chair of the ARIAS Arbitrators Committee and a member of the ARIAS Law Committee. She is also on the Panel of Commercial Arbitrators and the Complex Coverage Neutral Evaluation Panel of the American Arbitration Association; the arbitration panel of FINRA; and the panel of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention.