Roland C. Goss

Managing Shareholder
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A.

Roland Goss is the office managing shareholder of the Washington, DC office at Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A. He focuses on the defense of class actions and other complex litigation and arbitration matters, reinsurance disputes, reinsurance contracting and counseling. Mr. Goss had a lead role representing a major life insurance company in the preparation and trial of a major insurance market conduct class action lawsuit and represented a major life insurance company in a 37-state collaborative market conduct examination of its deferred annuity business. He also handles the settlement of class action lawsuits and multistate regulatory matters. He has represented parties in the arbitration and litigation of reinsurance issues relating to life, property and workers' compensation risks and disputes involving reinsurance brokers, U.S. risks, London market risks and Bermuda domiciled reinsurers.  Mr. Goss has counseled clients on reinsurance strategies and a range of reinsurance transactional issues, represented the ceding insurer to the largest fully collateralized reinsurance catastrophe bonds ever marketed. He created and serves as blogmaster of Reinsurance Focus, an award winning blog focusing on reinsurance and arbitration matters. Mr. Goss has written and lectured extensively on reinsurance issues and on electronic discovery issues, and is experienced with alternative methods of computerized support for complex litigation and arbitration matters. He is a regular contributing editor to Harris Martin's Reinsurance online and print newsletter, and is a member of the editorial board of West's Insurance Coverage Litigation Reporter. Mr. Goss has been active in the firm's pro bono program, handling foster care and adoption matters, and is a recipient of the 2016 Laura Rinaldi Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year award from the District of Columbia Bar Association.