Leadership

Theo Langheid

Theo Langheid

Senior Counsel

Cologne

| +49 221 944027-6

Theo Langheid is a Senior Counsel and former Managing Partner of BLD Bach Langheid Dallmayr. Chambers Europe 2016 considers him “to be one of the most prominent names in insurance.” Theo is editor and author of the two most recommended commentaries on the German Insurance Contract Act and was appointed a member of the Expert Commission of the German Federal Government for the Reform of the German Insurance Contract Law.

Bastian Finkel

Bastian Finkel

Partner

Cologne

| +49 221 944027-893

Bastian Finkel is co-head of the Financial Lines Practice Group at BLD Bach Landheid Dallmayr. He has extensive experience in multijurisdictional liability and insurance litigation as well as drafting insurance policies. In addition, Bastian is often engaged in claims monitoring with regard to major losses and has recently been active in the coordination and monitoring of various D&O cases resulting from insolvencies of German companies.

David Pollitt

David Pollitt

Managing Partner

London - Minster Court

| +44 (0)7909 928330

David Pollitt is the Managing Partner of DAC Beachcroft LLP and a member of the firm’s Executive Board. Previously head of the firm’s market-leading Insurance sector for six years, David has acted on some of the most significant international insurance litigation and multijurisdictional disputes of the past two decades.

Helen Faulkner

Helen Faulkner

Partner, Head of Insurance

London - Minster Court

| +44 (0)117 918 2225

Helen Faulkner is the Head of Insurance at DAC Beachcroft in the United Kingdom and internationally. She manages significant client relationships and is recognised as a leading individual in insurance law. As noted by Chambers & Partners, she is “particularly well regarded by peers and clients in the insurance market.”

Daniel McMahon

Daniel McMahon

Chairman

Chicago

| +1 312 821 6147 | LinkedIn

Dan McMahon is Chairman of Wilson Elser. Overseeing the firm’s Executive Committee, he is responsible for setting strategic vision, establishing and enforcing policy, and ensuring operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Robert Roarke

Robert Roarke

Managing Partner

New York

| +1 212 915 5700

Bob Roarke is the Managing Partner of Wilson Elser and serves as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Bob represents domestic and international insurance carriers in coverage analysis and litigation matters, including bad faith and subrogation claims. Bob’s practice spans a broad range of professional and general liability policies, with a focus on specialty risk and contingency coverage matters.

David Kearney

David Kearney

Chief Executive Partner

Sydney

| +61 2 8273 9916

David Kearney is Chief Executive Partner of Wotton + Kearney, co-founded in 2002 as the first Australian law firm with a sole focus on insurance-related legal services. David has expertise in most classes of commercial insurance and has overseen the significant growth of the firm from one office of six lawyers in 2002 to more than 120 lawyers across four offices today. In recent times he has been focused on leading change within the firm as it responds to a transforming insurance industry.

Joshua Box

Joshua Box

Business Development & Marketing Director

Sydney

| +61 2 8273 9956

Joshua Box leads the BDM team at Wotton + Kearney and specialises in client engagement and solution development, marketing and communications. Over the past 20 years, Joshua has worked as a senior in-house counsel and as a business development professional, helping leading Australian and UK law firms to build and grow lasting and valuable relationships with their clients.