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Principal

Richard T. Walsh, CPA, Esq. is the Principal of Global Risk Solutions, LLC (“Global Risk”). Prior to establishing Global Risk in 2008, Mr. Walsh served as Zurich Emerging Market Solutions’ (“ZEMS”; a Division of the Zurich Insurance Group) Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Claim Director and Counsel, and Underwriter and Counsel (2001-2008).  In such ZEMS capacities, Mr. Walsh acquired extensive structured/trade credit and political risk insurance policy wording, claim adjustment and dispute resolution skills and experience.

Prior to joining Zurich in 2001, Mr. Walsh was an Associate with the New York offices of Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman (1999-2001) and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (1998-1999).  As an Associate, Mr. Walsh worked on numerous international mergers & acquisitions and project finance transactions acquiring in-depth knowledge of sophisticated finance and security transaction documents as well as foreign government bureaucracies and investment laws.

Mr. Walsh is a Certified Public Accountant (New Hampshire) and a licensed member of the New York and Connecticut State Bars.  Mr. Walsh is also a current Board Member and the Vice President and Treasurer of the Southampton Acres Homeowners’ Association of Southampton, New York where he maintains a residence.
  Mr. Walsh has an MBA from the Columbia Business School, an LLM (magna cum laude) in International and Comparative Law from the Georgetown University Law Center, a JD (Law Review) and MELP from the Vermont Law School, and a BA (magna cum laude) from Boston College.

Mr. Walsh’s practice areas of expertise include: insurance and reinsurance, corporate, commercial agreements, dispute resolution, government advocacy and the negotiation and restructuring of distressed debt.

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73 Peconic Hills Drive
Southampton, NY 11968
Phone: (212) 842 1795 Cell: (917) 583 8610 E-mail: info@globalrisksolutionsllc.com Website: globalrisksolutionsllc.com