David M. Raim

David Raim is Chair and practice group coordinator of Chadbourne’s reinsurance and insurance group. Mr. Raim is experienced in handling domestic and international arbitrations and litigations on behalf of cedents and reinsurers. He has been involved in hundreds of reinsurance arbitrations and litigations over the past 30 years. Under his direction, the reinsurance and insurance practice group, with approximately 30 lawyers, handles many disputes involving the current issues in property/casualty and life/health and financial reinsurance. The group has handled matters relating to, inter alia, environmental liabilities, asbestos and other “continuous injury” torts, surety bonds, allocation issues, finite reinsurance, clash and catastrophe covers, auto warranty matters, workers compensation carve out coverage, accounting and actuarial disputes, contract wording issues, fraud and rescission claims, pools, and fronting and agency issues. The group has achieved numerous victories for clients.

Mr. Raim and the practice group also provide counseling to clients in the reinsurance and insurance industry on a wide range of subjects, including regulatory matters, reinsurance contract wording, run-off issues, FAS 113 issues, agency arrangements, commutations, mergers and acquisitions and formations. He works closely with the Firm’s bankruptcy attorneys on insolvency-related issues.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), 2) Insurance and Reinsurance, 3) International Arbitration and 4) Litigation
Law School University of Pennsylvania Law School, Penn Law (J.D., 1978)
Education Yale University (B.A.,1975)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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