R. Damian Brew

Managing Director/FINPRO at Marsh USA, Inc.

R. DAMIAN  BREW is a Managing Director and Claims Advocate in Marsh FINPRO specializing in directors and officers, employment practices liability and professional liability claims and coverage issues.  At Marsh & McLennan, Damian has consulted on professional liability claims, including employment practices liability, for a number of the firm's financial institution and commercial clients.  He has also worked closely with advisory professionals on policy language and endorsements to obtain the broadest coverage afforded by the current insurance market.  Damian joined Johnson & Higgins in 1995 after serving as Senior Claims Counsel at Continental Insurance Company where he specialized in commercial and financial institution directors and officers liability claims.   His primary focus at Continental concerned class action claims brought under the federal securities laws.  Prior to joining Continental in 1991, Damian was associated with the law firm of Chadbourne & Parke where his practice concentrated on corporate and litigation matters.  Damian has spoken at a number of industry and client seminars on D&O claims handling issues and the role of the broker in resolving D&O claims.  He also spoke at an ACI Seminar on On-Line Liability.  Damian received his J.D. degree from the New York University School of Law in 1988 after earning his B.A. from Colgate University in 1984.  He is admitted to practice law in New York.