Ruth Kochenderfer

Ruth Kochenderfer

Ruth Kochenderfer is an experienced broker based in Washington, DC, and serves as Marsh's North American D&O Product Leader. With a background in insurance coverage law, Ruth brings a unique perspective to her role, providing invaluable guidance to clients on risk transfer solutions that effectively address their financial and professional exposures. 

As a trusted advisor, Ruth specializes in evaluating and designing comprehensive risk management strategies. Her expertise spans a wide range of areas, including directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, managed care errors and omissions, regulatory billing liability, crime, special crime, employed lawyers liability, wage and hour liability, and fiduciary liability. 

Before joining Marsh in 2014, Ruth honed her legal skills as an insurance coverage litigator for over 17 years. During this time, she served as a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP in DC, where she represented insurers in insurance coverage litigation cases across the United States. 

Ruth is not only a seasoned professional but also a sought-after speaker on various management liability topics. She frequently shares her knowledge at conferences and events. 



Can workers' comp offer a rich and rewarding career?

Veteran shares the biggest misconception about insurance careers

The top 3 trends that will impact the construction industry in 2024

How will major trends affect businesses? And can brokers help their clients mitigate emerging risks? Listen to the full podcast now

Allianz Commercial on insuring the energy transition

Innovation in renewables is ramping up but how can we insure the risks?

Keep up with the latest news and events

Join our mailing list, it’s free!