Michael Phillips, ALLIANZ GLOBAL CORPORATE & SPECIALTY

Michael Phillips, ALLIANZ GLOBAL CORPORATE & SPECIALTY

Regional head of cyber, media and technology claims, North America

Earlier this year, Michael Phillips was appointed the regional head of cyber, media and technology claims for North America at Allianz, charged with leading a team that handles claims arising from data protection, privacy and cybersecurity events. He’s also responsible for guiding policyholders through responses to data breaches and network intrusions, managing the litigation and regulatory investigations caused by data breaches, and evaluating cyber business interruption claims.

Phillips is a regular speaker at cyber risk conferences. He frequently writes about legal issues and has been published in The New Yorker, Bloomberg and BuzzFeed, in addition to contributing to legal treatises on surveillance and commercial litigation in New York courts. He recently concluded his 10th year on the executive board of the New York American Inn of Court and regularly volunteers at the Henry Street Settlement, New York’s historic social services nonprofit on the Lower East Side.