JENNIFER C. HECKER, ESQ. is Vice President of Claims, Accounting & Liability Management at Swiss Re America Holding Corporation located in New York since July of 2008. At Swiss Re, Jennifer's claims portfolio includes asbestos, pollution, and other toxic exposures. Jennifer graduated with a J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Michigan. She also has a M.A. in German from Middlebury College in Vermont. Jennifer began her legal career as a paralegal handling trademark prosecution at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto in New York. She worked as a Judicial Law Clerk in Georgia. And after practicing law in New York and New Jersey, Jennifer began her insurance career as an environmental claims manager at AIG and later at CNA, handling asbestos and silica exposures. Jennifer is fluent in German. She is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and Virginia.