As a Senior Claims Consultant with Woodruff Sawyer, David is responsible for the effective management of claims for clients in the areas of directors and officers liability, employment practices liability, cyber/errors and omissions liability, fiduciary liability, crime, and kidnap and ransom. David has over 27 years of experience and specializes in analyzing complex claims, developing claim action plans, and negotiating with insurers. He advocates effectively for clients in coverage disputes and serves as a conduit between clients, their legal counsel, and insurers.
Prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer in 2018, David was an attorney in the Enforcement Division of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. He has spoken on insurance and coverage topics at events, panels, and seminars. He has also served as a private mediator. David received his juris doctorate from Chicago-Kent Law School, where he was notes and comments editor for the law review.
Employers are bracing for the sudden and potentially sustained impact the novel coronavirus will have on both their employee populations and their workplaces. To successfully navigate this situation, employers need to understand laws governing employment, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will affect the decision-making process.
This claims insight discusses some ramifications for employers under the ADA as it pertains to disability discrimination and failure to accommodate claims.