As the Marsh Directors and Officers (D&O) Product Leader, Matt is responsible for developing and implementing Marsh’s strategy with respect to the D&O product overall and with regard to interactions with colleagues, clients and prospects. Matt leads the team responsible for interactions with Marsh’s D&O insurer trading partners regarding coverage and leads Marsh’s efforts in the creation and delivery of D&O thought leadership. As a client advisor, Matt specializes in renewal strategies and negotiations, as well as complex D&O liability coverage and claims issues. He also advises on policy language and endorsements to seek the best possible coverage afforded by the insurance markets and produces content for internal and external distribution.
Matt joined Marsh as a broker in the FINPRO practice in 2018. Prior to joining our firm, he practiced law for nearly seven years in private practice with the law firms Troutman Sanders LLP and Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. In his legal practice, Matt represented both insurance carriers and policyholders in insurance coverage litigation and disputes. He also provided coverage advice and legal counsel on issues relating to directors and officers liability, professional liability, cyber liability, and various specialty insurance lines. In addition to representing clients to resolve coverage disputes, Matt also counseled businesses across industries on issues relevant to renewing their insurance programs. He has participated in and organized events for local risk management professional societies, including speaking on panels about insurance issues and representing his legal practice at national conferences.
After leaving private legal practice, Matt spent a year in an in-house legal role counseling financial institution clients on risks relating to litigation and M&A activity.
BA in Political Science, Indiana University
JD, American University, Washington College of Law
Member of District of Columbia Bar