Attorney Profile

Donald R. Allard

Donald R. Allard

Of Counsel

Don Allard, a decades-long insurance industry veteran, is Of Counsel to Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage and Professional Liability Practice Groups.  He served in executive leadership roles with several national and international carriers including Progressive, Great American, CNA, Transre, Kemper, XL, QBE and Everest.  He has been General Counsel, Chief Claims Officer, Chief Underwriting Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Division President, Director and Secretary.

His experience spans multiple disciplines within the specialty property and casualty insurance segment including new product start ups, acquisitions, claims and litigation management, loss portfolio transfers and reinsurance strategies.

Don has managed, as profit center head, several specialty business segments including:

  • Professional Liability and Errors & Omissions for professional service firms
  • Medical and Dental Malpractice
  • Mortgage Bankers and Brokers
  • Elder Care Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Cyber and Network Security
  • Commercial and Private Passenger Auto

In 2019, the well-respected Legal 500 recommended Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage practice in the insurance: advice to insurers category. The Legal 500 highlights the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The Insurance Coverage Practice Group since 2016 has been included in the Chambers USA directory in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category.

Uniondale
F: (516) 357-3333

926 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556-0926

Bar Admission

Texas

Bar Affiliations

Professional Liability Underwriting Society

ARIAS-US

Education

University of Akron, Juris Doctor

University of Akron, B.S. in Accounting

Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Executive Program

Donald R. Allard

Of Counsel

Don Allard, a decades-long insurance industry veteran, is Of Counsel to Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage and Professional Liability Practice Groups.  He served in executive leadership roles with several national and international carriers including Progressive, Great American, CNA, Transre, Kemper, XL, QBE and Everest.  He has been General Counsel, Chief Claims Officer, Chief Underwriting Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Division President, Director and Secretary.

His experience spans multiple disciplines within the specialty property and casualty insurance segment including new product start ups, acquisitions, claims and litigation management, loss portfolio transfers and reinsurance strategies.

Don has managed, as profit center head, several specialty business segments including:

  • Professional Liability and Errors & Omissions for professional service firms
  • Medical and Dental Malpractice
  • Mortgage Bankers and Brokers
  • Elder Care Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Cyber and Network Security
  • Commercial and Private Passenger Auto

In 2019, the well-respected Legal 500 recommended Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage practice in the insurance: advice to insurers category. The Legal 500 highlights the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The Insurance Coverage Practice Group since 2016 has been included in the Chambers USA directory in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category.

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