As the V.P. of Client Services and Co-founder of the company, Dan helps Verus’ clients understand the various claims-related issues and the decisions that Verus makes or recommends on claims-related matters. Dan travels around the country to meet with clients and address any ongoing issues and to seek out opportunities for new business for the company. Dan works along with many Verus team members to ensure that all asbestos related claims issues are resolved in a fair and reasonable manner consistent with the language of the respective TDP’s of the various Trusts.
Dan has provided asbestos claims handling and claims management services to a wide array of clients, including various asbestos defendants, bankrupt corporations, and law firms nationwide. He has been involved in settlement negotiations with numerous law firms, special masters, and judges across the country. He served for 13 years as the Director of Claims at the Center for Claims Resolution (CCR), where his responsibilities included administration of claim handling policies and procedures, preparation and implementation of the appropriate jurisdictional strategy plans, and development of annual operating budgets and indemnity cost projections. Dan was also involved in the formation of the Asbestos Claims Facility, where he played an integral role in implementing settlement and negotiation policies in the newly formed organization.
In his spare time, Dan enjoys reading, working out, listening to music, and drinking an occasional glass of good wine.