Querrey & Harrow is Proud to Announce that Shareholder David Neumeister
is Now Available to Serve as an Expert on a Wide Range of Insurance issues.
Querrey & Harrow is proud to announce that Shareholder David Neumeister is now available to serve as an expert on a wide range of Insurance issues.
Dave has spent 28 years in the insurance industry, working internally as General Counsel and as outside counsel representing and advising insurance industry clients. In both arenas, he has handled coverage, claims, bad faith, reinsurance, excess and surplus lines, contractual, agency and regulatory matters and best practices.
This breadth of experience enables him to see both the insurer and policyholder perspectives. He provides expert witness and consulting services designed to help both insurers and policyholders resolve disputes or advance the litigation.
Serving as counsel inside and on behalf of the insurance industry for nearly 30 years
Representing and counseling insurance industry clients for more than 15 years, in:
- Coverage, claims, and bad faith
- Contractual and regulatory matters
- Best practices, including pre-litigation dispute resolution and litigation at the trial and appellate levels
Dave served as General Counsel for the U.S. subsidiary of an international property and casualty insurer based in Hannover, Germany, for over a decade where he was responsible for regulatory and corporate governance, claims and litigation, agency operations, vendor contracts and relations, reinsurance contracts and relations.
The firm is proud to expand the services it provides to its regional and national client bases spanning a broad range of industries. For more information, visit http://www.daveneumeister.com.
DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, IL, JD 1991
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, BA 1984
Illinois Supreme Court, 1991
U.S. District Court, No. District of Illinois, 1991
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1991
Supreme Court of the United States, 1998
Law Society of England & Wales (Qualified Solicitor), 2004 (currently inactive)
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (Corporate Counsel Section, Insurance Coverage Section, International Practice Section)
Chicago Bar Association
American Bar Association (Corporate Counsel Section, Tort and Insurance Section)
Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association (former Director) (1998 – 2007)
Enforcement of Judgments on Appeal. Illinois Assn. of Defense Counsel Spring Seminar, Chicago, IL, 2000.
Insurance Coverage in Construction Defect Litigation. Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Winter Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2004.
Electronic Discovery in U.S. Courts. International Underwriting Assn. of London, London, UK, 2004.
U.S. Federal Insurance Regulation as Part of Dodd-Frank Reforms. British Insurance Law Assn. and Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel Joint Symposium, London, UK 2009.
Claims Handling from U.S. Perspective. Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Annual Meeting, Munich, Germany, 2010.
Bad Faith: Lessons Learned and Lessons Applied. ALFA International Insurance Law Roundtable, New York, NY 2011.
Minding the Shop; ALFA International Assembly. ALFA 2016 International Client Seminar, Palm Springs, CA, 2016.
Dave's experience enables him to clearly explain – orally and in writing – complex concepts as an expert witness or litigation consultant in a variety of areas:
- Insurance corporate governance, regulatory and best practices
- Insurance claims practices
- Primary and excess insurer relations
- Insurance coverage disputes
- Insurer bad faith disputes
- Insurer and reinsurer relations
- Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance
For nearly 30 years, Dave has presented these and other complex insurance issues to a variety of audiences, including:
- Trial and appellate courts
- Arbitrators and mediators
- C-Suite executives
- Boards of Directors
- Insurance regulators
The firm is proud to expand the services it provides to its regional and national client bases spanning a broad range of industries. For more information, visit http://www.daveneumeister.com)