Brett H. Ludwig

Foley & Lardner LLP

​BRETT H. LUDWIG is a Partner with Foley & Lardner LLP, where he is a member and former vice chair of the firm’s Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation Practice. He is also a member of the Insurance & Reinsurance Industry Team. Before joining Foley, Mr. Ludwig was a law clerk to the Hon. George G. Fagg, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Mr. Ludwig’s practice is focused on reinsurance counseling and dispute resolution. He has represented both ceding companies and reinsurers in numerous disputes over reinsurance receivables. He has arbitrated cases involving disputes over treaty wording interpretation, alleged placement misrepresentations, and alleged breaches of utmost good faith. Mr. Ludwig has substantial experience in obtaining pre-hearing security for outstanding incurred losses. He has also enforced arbitration provisions in reinsurance treaties against reluctant reinsurers, compelling them to arbitrate under the Federal Arbitration Act.