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Robert Michael Cass

Robert Michael Cass, American lawyer, consultant, arbitrator. Bar: New York 1974; certified arbitrator AIDA Reins. and Insurance Arbitration Society; certified insurance receiver International Association Insurance Receivers, chartered property and casualty underwriter Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter Society.

Background

  • Cass, Robert Michael was born on July 5, 1945 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Temple University, 1971.

    Career

    • Benefit examiner Social Security Administration, Philadelphia, 1967-1968. Marketing representative Employers Commercial Union Insurance Company, 1968-1970. Assistant secretary National Reins.

      Corporation, New York City, 1970-1977. Assistant vice president Skandia American Reins. Corporation, 1977-1980.

      Manager Allstate Reins. division, South Barrington, Illinois, 1980-1986, Ramakrishna Carvill, Inc., Chicago, 1986-1987. President R. M. Cass Associates, since 1987. Vice president Assurance Alliance, Inc., Crystal Lake, Illinois, 1989.

      Former instructor Insurance School Chicago, College of Insurance New York, University Wisconsin, American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1974; certified arbitrator AIDA Reins. and Insurance Arbitration Society. Certified insurance receiver International Association Insurance Receivers, chartered property and casualty underwriter Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter Society.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) Reinsurance Contract Wording, Reinsurance Practices, second edition. Editor, reviewer: (with others) The Legal Environment of Insurance, 4th edition.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (tort, trial and insurance practice section, past chair committee on excess, surplus lines and reinsurance law, public relations committee, standing committee on professionalism, standing committee on emerging issues, committee on long range planning, past chairman international committee, liaison to American Bar Association Central and East European Law Initiative, chair 3rd Chinese-American law seminar, Guangzhou, China, 1999, chair Chinese-American law seminar Beijing and Shanghai 2001, dispute resolution section, past chair committee large complex case arbitration), Society Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (past chair reinsurance section committee, past chair risk management section committee, member excess, surplus and specialty lines section committee, sections strategic task force, past officer Chicago Northwest suburban chapter), Insurance Institute American (associate in reinsurance advisory committee), American Arbitration Association (panel neutrals), Association Indiana Reins. Consultant (president), International Association Insurance Receivers (accredited, publications committee, past chair membership committee), Fellows of America Bar Foundation, New York State Bar Association, Association International de Droit des Assurances, Illinois Captive and Alternative Risk Funding Insurance Association (president board directors), Coalition Alternative Risk Funding Mechanisms (board directors).

    Connections

    • Son of Robert Lau (deceased Aug, 2007) and Norma Jean (McCaleb) C. Married Patricia Ann Garber, August 12, 1967 (deceased January 1999). Children: Charles McCaleb (deceased), David Lau.
    • father: Robert Lau (deceased Aug Cass
    • mother: Norma Jean (McCaleb) Cass
    • spouse: Patricia Ann Garber
    • children: Charles McCaleb Cass (deceased)
    • David Lau Cass
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    Born July 5, 1945
    (age 72)
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