About Us


Richard T. Walsh, Esq. is the Managing Member and Principal of Global Risk Solutions, LLC (“Global Risk”). Prior to establishing Global Risk in 2008, Mr. Walsh served as Zurich Emerging Market Solutions’ (“ZEMS”) 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 merger & acquisitions and project finance transactions covering a wide cross section of industries and requiring in-depth knowledge of sophisticated finance and security transaction documents as well as foreign government bureaucracies and investment laws.

Mr. Walsh has an MBA from the Columbia Business School, a LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from the Georgetown University Law Center, a J.D. and M.S.E.L. (Environmental Law & Policy) from the Vermont Law School, and a B.A. from Boston College.

Mr. Walsh is a member of the New York and Connecticut State Bar Associations and holds a number of leadership positions within the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law: Co-Chair, Secured Transactions and Insolvency Committee; Co-Chair, International Financial Products and Services Committee; and Senior Advisor, Latin America and Caribbean Committee.┬áMr. Walsh is also a current Board Member of the Southampton Acres Homeowners’ Association.

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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New York Office

73 Peconic Hills Drive
Southampton, NY 11968
Phone: (212) 842 1795 Fax: (212) 545 1913 E-mail: info@globalrisksolutionsllc.com Website: globalrisksolutionsllc.com