BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) today announced that it has named Paul Emerson as Head of Liability Claims in Canada. Paul comes to BHSI from the law firm of Clyde & Co Canada LLP.
"As an attorney with extensive experience handling casualty, executive and professional lines claims, Paul will play an integral role leading our liability claims operation in Canada, and will be a pivotal part of our product development, underwriting and customer relationship teams," said David Crowe, Chief Claims Officer, BHSI.
At Clyde & Co, Paul specialized in coverage advice and litigation, commercial litigation and providing legal defense in professional and general liability claims. Paul also provided claims handling advice and acted as claims monitoring counsel to a wide range of domestic and international insurers.
Prior to joining Clyde & Co, he was a member of the Chubb Insurance Company of Canada's Specialty Claims Department. He also practiced complex commercial litigation for six years at two prominent Toronto law firms. Paul is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Advocates' Society, Canadian Defence Lawyers and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario and his law degree from Queen's University.
Paul is based in the Toronto office of BHSI.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (www.bhspecialty.com) provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional liability, executive and professional lines, surety, travel, programs, and homeowners insurance. In Canada, it underwrites on the paper of National Liability & Fire Insurance Company, a part of Berkshire Hathaway's National Indemnity group of insurance companies, which hold financial strength ratings of A++ from AM Best and AA+ from Standard & Poor's. Based in Boston, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, San Ramon, Stevens Point, Toronto, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney. For more information, contact email@example.com.