Key Coleman, CPA, CFA, CPCU, ARe Expert Witness
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General Specialties: Insurance and Business Damages

Specialty Focus: Insurance Economic Damages, Insurance Damages, Insurance Disputes, Insurance Accounting, Agent/Broker Disputes, Reinsurance Damages, Underwriting, Claims, Force Placed Insurance, Managing General Agency MGA/TPA Disputes/Audits, PEOs, Agent Errors & Omissions E&O, Insurance Forensic Accounting, PEOs

Education: MBA - Finance, Emory University; BA - Economics, University of the South

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Key Coleman is a Director in the Insurance Disputes practice of Marcum LLP in Philadelphia. Mr. Coleman focuses on forensics, dispute analysis, damages and expert testimony in the insurance and reinsurance industry. His clients include insurance companies, reinsurers and insurance attorneys. Mr. Coleman has over 25 years of experience providing business and financial analysis in the insurance and reinsurance industry. Prior to joining Marcum, he spent the bulk of his career in Chicago where he held high level positions with Grant Thornton LLP and LECG/Smart in their disputes practice. Prior to that, he was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where for more than 11 years he provided forensic and dispute analysis in matters involving insurers, reinsurers, brokers, Third Party Administrators (TPAs) and Managing General Agencies (MGAs). Mr. Coleman began his insurance career in industry where he worked more than eight years in reinsurance and direct underwriting management. Mr. Coleman is often called upon to perform expert analysis relating to damages in insurance or reinsurance disputes. In addition, he performs inspections of MGAs, TPAs, ceding companies and insureds. Key is an economic damages expert and has numerous areas of expertise. An abbreviated list of his insurance expert and damages specialties would include: • Accounting analysis • Agencies, Brokers • Claims analysis • Commercial Disputes • Errors & Omission (E&O) • Force Placed Insurance • Forensic Accounting and Investigations • MGA/TPA Inspections • PEOs • Reinsurance • Run-off, Insolvency • Underwriting • Workers’ Compensation Having developed skills in underwriting, claims, reinsurance and accounting, Key is one of the few experts nationwide who holds both the CPA and the CPCU designations. Key performs expert testimony as an insurance economic damages expert witness locally and nationwide.