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CHARLES EHRLICH

Insurance coverage, insurance claims handling, litigation management, reinsurance

A seasoned “C Suite” insurance executive and private practice litigator with extensive experience in the analysis, management, and resolution of complex claims and litigation.

 

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

August 1999- December 2011

RiverStone Resources, LLC, RiverStone Claims Management, LLC; various affiliated insurance companies - Manchester, NH

Managed high stakes insurance and reinsurance litigation and arbitration in the US and abroad. (2009 - 2011)

Created and supervised claim department managing a wide variety of matters including CGL, D&O, E&O, EIL, mass torts, and professional liability. (1999 - 2009)

Served as director of insurance companies in the US and abroad

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

January 1997- December 2002

International Insurance Company - Chicago, IL

Supervised claim department managing a wide variety of matters including CGL, D&O, E&O, EIL, and professional liability; managed high stakes litigation, corporate transactions, and regulatory affairs; served as insurance company director.

VICE PRESIDENT & DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL

October 1994- December 1996

International Insurance Company - Chicago, IL

Managed high stakes insurance and reinsurance litigation; worked with claim department on complex matters; managed legal department.

PARTNER

January 1981- October 1994

Pettit & Martin - San Francisco, CA

Litigated contract, commercial, real estate, D&O, and other matters; represented policyholders and insurers; managed Home Office Litigation Department; served on Executive Committee; acted as general counsel to the firm; directed the firm’s risk management and insurance compliance program; served on claims committee of professional liability carrier.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

March 1979 - December 1980

Pettit & Martin - San Francisco, CA

Tried cases, argued motions, wrote briefs and counseled clients. directed the firm’s risk management and insurance compliance program.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

November 1973 - March 1979

Lawler, Felix & Hall - Los Angeles, CA

Drafted briefs, prepared cases for trial, argued motions and tried cases.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BOALT HALL SCHOOL OF LAW

1973

JD

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

1970

AB in History; Distinction in General Scholarship

CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Present

ARIAS-U.S. Certified Arbitrator


American Arbitration Association Certified Arbitrator


Judge Pro Tem, Superior Court of California, Santa Clara County

Member, State Bar of California