Kane in at
Dewey & LeBoeuf
ALICE KANE has joined Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP as a partner. She was most recently general counsel for the Americas at Zurich Financial Services, the insurance practice of the firm as a partner.
John Pruitt, partner and co-chair of the firm's Insurance Regulatory Department said: "We're very excited about Alice's arrival at the firm. She is a leading figure in the insurance industry, and has a great track record with a number of major US and international insurance companies. Bringing Alice's extensive boardroom experience and insights from the general counsel's perspective into play in combination with our preeminent position in the insurance sector presents some really significant opportunities for the firm."
LWG Names Leader of New Cyber Analysis Practice
JEFFREY HARTMAN has been named leader of the newly formed cyber incident analysis practice at LWG Consulting Inc. The group brings together newly developed cyber security expertise with LWG's existing hardware/software failure analysis laboratories and computer forensic capabilities to provide advanced investigations and response to many different types of high-tech incidents such as network intrusions, virus/malware attacks and unauthorized disclosure of protected information. Mr. Hartman will also be charged with growing LWG's existing computer forensic practice.
Prior to his involvement with LWG, Mr. Hartman founded and managed a successful computer forensic firm, Impact Forensics, and served as director of the computer forensic division of RGL Forensics.
"While we have always been known for our expertise in incidents involving information technology, Jeff's leadership and the new talent we have acquired significantly advance our efforts to become the premier global provider of post-loss technical expertise," said LWG Consulting President and CEO Bob Wedoff. "We're excited about serving our client corporations, insurers and their respective legal counsel in new ways that help quarantine risk and reduce uncertainty."
VLAD UHMYLENKO has joined U.S. RE Analytics as managing director and principal. He had formerly served as director-enterprise risk management at Standard & Poor's. Prior to Standard & Poor's, Uhmylenko served for 12 years at Aon in various risk management consulting roles. His main area of analytical expertise is decision making under uncertainty, which includes economic capital modeling, dynamic financial analysis and program optimization.
"We're pleased indeed that Vlad is joining U.S. RE Analytics. He is recognized as a thought leader in Enterprise Risk Management. His specialized knowledge and experience working with S&P-rated companies will bring an important new dimension to the U.S. RE Analytics practice," said Tal Piccione, chairman and CEO of U.S. RE Companies, Inc., parent of U.S. RE Analytics.
September 13, 2011
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