Miles R. Afsharnik
Senior Vice President & National Claims Director Professional Risk Practice
Wells Fargo Insurance
MILES R. AFSHARNIK is the National Claims & Legal Resource Director for the Professional Risk Group of Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc. Miles’ main role is to advocate on behalf of clients in relation to coverage and legal matters relating to complex management liability claims. Prior to joining the insurance industry in 1999, Miles was an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York working on employment litigation and civil rights matters and worked as a litigation associate at Phillips Lytle LLP in Buffalo, New York. Prior to that, he clerked for a federal judge in the Western District of New York. Miles graduated with a B.A. from the University of California at Irvine in 1990. He earned his J.D. in 1993 from SUNY Buffalo School of Law where he was the Publications Editor for the Buffalo Law Review. He is admitted to practice in New York. Miles has been published in the New York Bar Journal and the Employment Practices Liability Consultant and is a frequent speaker on management liability at various conferences including the American Bar Association, American Conference Institute, Defense Research Institute, PLUS and CPCU.