Myra E. Lobel
Guy Carpenter & Company‚ LLC
MYRA E. LOBEL is a Managing Director of Guy Carpenter & Company‚ LLC‚ a leading reinsurance intermediary. In this capacity she advises on legal and regulatory issues‚ reinsurance structures‚ mergers and acquisitions‚ and reinsurance claims coverage issues. She also assists in new business initiatives‚ developing innovative reinsurance and insurance solutions to address emerging issues and providing expertise in drafting specialized agreements that access capital for the property and casualty insurance industry. In addition‚ she monitors a spectrum of industry issues and develops strategies for clients facing issues such as collateralization/security concerns and terrorism exposure. Ms. Lobel is an experienced commercial litigator. She began her career in 1985 as an attorney at the Corporation Counsel of the City of New York where she handled all areas of commercial litigation in both federal and state court including contract‚ real estate‚ tort‚ and civil rights litigation from investigation‚ pleading‚ discovery‚ and motion practice to trial work and settlement negotiations. In 1989 she joined the New York City law firm of Mound‚ Cotton and Wollan. She handled reinsurance arbitrations involving complex treaty and facultative reinsurance disputes from selection of arbitration panels and applications for security to confirmation of awards and/or negotiation of commutation and settlement agreements. Her practice involved representation of major insurance companies in all aspects of property‚ casualty‚ life‚ and health insurance disputes‚ ranging from large-scale environmental matters to subrogation suits. Prior to joining Guy Carpenter‚ Ms. Lobel worked at Zurich Reinsurance Centre‚ Inc.‚ concentrating on emerging legal and contract issues such as mold‚ pollution‚ class action suits and tort reform. Ms. Lobel graduated from Rutgers Law School and was a member of the Law Review. She received the ARe designation in 1994 and is a member of the Association of Professional Insurance Women. Ms. Lobel is a frequent lecturer at insurance industry seminars and has written for a number of industry publications. She serves as an instructor for various courses on reinsurance contracts and insurance regulatory matters‚ including the Strain Reinsurance and Contract Wording Course‚ Mealey's and seminars presented by the Reinsurance Association of America on reinsurance law and regulation and reinsurance contracts.