Posted on Feb 08, 2021 |News

New York, NY (February 8, 2021) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is pleased to announce that Larry P. Schiffer, Esq. has joined NAM's esteemed panel of neutrals. 

Mr. Schiffer is well known throughout the insurance and legal communities and has successfully litigated, arbitrated and mediated insurance/reinsurance and complex commercial litigation disputes. As such, he brings a wealth of experienced to NAM and is considered to be one of the foremost authorities on insurance and reinsurance matters. His knowledge in the property and casualty and life and health markets includes long-term care, captives, brokers and intermediaries, run-off entities and surplus and excess lines.  Mr. Schiffer is well respected professionally and has provided counsel and advice on issues including coverage, insolvency, commutations and recaptures, due diligence for corporate transactions and investments, reinsurance audits and inspections, cyber insurance, claims analysis and related issues.  

His distinguished career has brought him to the forefront of some of the largest insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes in the country including the World Trade Center Respiratory Coverage Litigation, the NFL Concussion Coverage Litigation, a significant Bernard Madoff bond dispute and the Unicover debacle reinsurance arbitration.  Additionally, he has litigated complex commercial disputes, employment, insurance regulatory and product liability matters.

Mr. Schiffer has lectured extensively throughout the United States, Bermuda and the United Kingdom and has been widely published on reinsurance and other insurance litigation and technology topics in various national and international journals and publications.  As a litigator and skillful negotiator in insurance/reinsurance matters, he has garnered a reputation for fair valuation of cases and is dedicated in his effort to assist parties in moving cases toward equitable and impartial resolution.  

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated, “Larry Schiffer has an excellent reputation as a mediator and litigator in insurance and reinsurance matters and is a welcome addition NAM's highly regarded panel of neutrals. Along with his deep subject matter expertise and vast experience negotiating these types of disputes, he is well-attuned to the client's needs and concerns when mediating or arbitrating their cases.”

Mr. Schiffer is available to arbitrate or mediate insurance and reinsurance cases throughout the United States.