David Neumeister

David Neumeister


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Chicago, Illinois 60604-2827

David E. Neumeister focuses on corporate governance, regulatory, transactional and risk management with a particular emphasis on the insurance industry. He also concentrates on insurance coverage and appellate litigation - and is available to serve as an expert witness on a broad range of insurance issues (click here for further details).

David is a former property and casualty insurance company General Counsel and is an experienced insurance and appellate litigator with extensive and diversified experience in bringing legal counsel and practical business solutions to his clients. David has experience in all aspects of corporate governance functions, including corporate formations, structuring and licensing, risk management, compliance and day-to-day governance issues working in conjunction with C-suite officers, boards of directors and committees.

David has significant expertise within the insurance and reinsurance industries in both the U.S. and internationally, providing compliance, transactional, and dispute resolution counseling and services. David also brings deep expertise in appellate litigation services, including working with trial counsel to formulate and preserve issues for potential appeal and leading appellate court litigation.

David served as the head of the Insurance Law and Appellate Practice groups at Querrey & Harrow before becoming Sr. Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of HDI Global Insurance Company, the U.S. subsidiary of the Talanx Group, an international insurance holding company based in Hannover, Germany, operating in more than 150 countries. He served in that role for 11 years until rejoining Querrey & Harrow.

David has a B.A. from the University of Iowa and earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Illinois, the Supreme Court of the United States of America, and the Law Society of England & Wales.


Admissions and Professional Associations

Illinois Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of the United States

Law Society of England & Wales

American Bar Association (Tort & Insurance Sections)



University of Iowa - B.A.

DePaul University College of Law - JD 1991




Insurance Coverage

Real Estate





Auto Liability

Commercial Litigation


Employment & Labor Litigation

Insurance Fraud

Premises Liability

Product Liability

Professional Liability


Workers' Compensation

Defense of Civil Rights Claims


General Counsel/Corporate

Litigation for Municipalities



 Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel