NEW YORK & LONDON--()--Leading insurance law firm Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton (Nelson Levine) announced today that Nicholas C. Bacon has joined the firm as Director, International Markets, based primarily in its London office.
“I believe my skills and experience, when combined with those of Nelson Levine’s attorneys, will create a truly innovative platform for the insurance industry. I am excited to be a part of Nelson Levine and the work it does on behalf of insurers.”
Mr. Bacon will work with the firm’s leadership and attorneys to advance Nelson Levine’s growth and presence in London, Bermuda, Continental Europe and the other international markets. Mr. Bacon will also provide insight and direction to insurers and reinsurers confronted with emerging industry issues such as the evolving distribution model for insurance product in the international markets, regulatory risks and other unique industry issues.
“As a former senior insurance executive with decades of experience in the international market, Nick has the ability to help Nelson Levine work with insurers on how best to meet the constantly evolving challenges confronting this industry,” said Mike Nelson, Chairman of Nelson Levine. “The international insurance market’s evolution is an area of significant focus for Nelson Levine. Nick will play a vital role in helping the firm position itself and will provide much needed consulting to carriers on these issues.”
Mr. Bacon spent the majority of his career at Marsh. During his tenure, he held a number of leadership positions, including Casualty Practice Leader Europe, Middle East, and Africa and Chief Operating Officer, Marsh Global Markets Europe. In his most recent role as Chief Executive Officer of Bowring Marsh, the company’s specialist international placement broking division, Mr. Bacon led the strategy to establish a network of professional brokers in London, Bermuda, Zurich, Singapore, Dubai, Miami, and elsewhere in Europe, Asia and South America.
“Nelson Levine possesses a thriving law practice with a unique value proposition that sets it apart from other law firms servicing the global insurance marketplace,” said Mr. Bacon. “I believe my skills and experience, when combined with those of Nelson Levine’s attorneys, will create a truly innovative platform for the insurance industry. I am excited to be a part of Nelson Levine and the work it does on behalf of insurers.”
With offices in the United States and London, Nelson Levine (www.nldhlaw.com) provides comprehensive legal services to the insurance industry in the areas of regulatory, class action, reinsurance, business practices, complex litigation, coverage, complex casualty exposures, financial exposures, subrogation, bad faith and insurance fraud.