HDI Taps Longtime Insurance Pro As GC

Law360, London (August 12, 2019, 5:27 PM BST) -- HDI Global Insurance Co. has tapped a veteran attorney from a U.K.-registered insurer to serve as its new general counsel following the departure of its longtime in-house legal head.

The general liability giant has hired insurance legal specialist Patricia Ryan as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary from American Overseas Group, a Bermuda-based insurance holding company registered with HM Revenue and Customs.

Ryan replaces David Neumeister, who left in May for law firm Querrey & Harrow Ltd. after more than a decade working for the insurer, HDI Global said Thursday.

"Patricia's impressive and expansive background in insurance law is...

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