David Neumeister Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Insurance

Specialty Focus: Corporate governance, best practices, regulatory, claims practices, primary and excess relations, coverage disputes, bad faith, reinsurance, excess and surplus lines.

Education: JD, DePaul University; BA, University of Iowa

Years in Practice: 28


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Mr. Neumeister has worked nearly 30 years as counsel inside and on behalf of the insurance industry. 12 years as General Counsel for the U.S. subsidiary of an international property and casualty insurer based in Hannover, Germany; responsible for regulatory and corporate governance, claims and litigation, agency operations, vendor contracts and relations, reinsurance contracts and relations.16 years representing and counseling insurance industry clients in coverage, claims, bad faith, reinsurance, contractual and regulatory matters and best practices. Presented these and other complex insurance issues to a variety of audiences, including trial and appellate courts, arbitrators and mediators, clients, C-Suite executives, boards of directors and insurance regulators. Bar Admissions: Illinois Supreme Court, 1991 U.S. District Court, No. District of Illinois, 1991 U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1991 Supreme Court of the United States, 1998 Law Society of England & Wales (Qualified Solicitor), 2004 (currently inactive) Professional Organizations: Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (Corporate Counsel Section, Insurance Coverage Section, International Practice Section) Chicago Bar Association (Insurance Law Committee) American Bar Association (Corporate Counsel Section, Tort and Insurance Section) Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association (former Director) (1998 – 2007)