Dana Hentges Sheridan

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Active Captive Management, LLC

DANA HENTGES SHERIDAN is Active Captive Management's General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. ACM is located in Laguna Hills, California and specializes in the formation and management of captive insurance companies. Dana brings over 20 years experience in insurance, regulatory compliance, and risk management to ACM. Prior to joining ACM, Dana was a trial attorney and coverage counsel for commercial insurance company clients. She has jury and bench trial experience in cases involving coverage for professional malpractice, environmental liability, toxic torts, construction defect, and product liability claims. Dana also provided coverage advice and counsel to her commercial carrier clients with regard to complex claims and suits involving GL, excess/umbrella, E&O and D&O and cyber coverage. Dana has also provided contract drafting services and risk management counsel to corporate clients, including counsel relative to design generally of insurance programs, information risk management, and regulatory compliance. Dana was a contributing author to Chapter 38, “Understanding Errors and Omissions Insurance,” New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide, Volume 3 (2007). Dana is a member of the California and Minnesota State Bars, PLUS, CICA, and RIMS. In 2014, Dana was named to the “Power 50” list by Captive Review. In 2015, Dana was named to the “ERC Pioneers” list by Captive Review.  She is also a member of the ABA’s Tort and Insurance Practice Group and the Business Law Section and is the Chair of the Regulatory sub-Committee of the ABA's Captive Committee. She frequently speaks on insurance related topics, including providing California Claims Handling or best practices claims training for insurers.