Board Members

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Katherine L. Billingham

Chairperson, Mediator

KB ReSolutions, Inc.,
1628 Lookout Circle, Charlotte, NC 28173
phone:317.796.4700
fax:202-558-5514
e-mail:kathy@kbillingham.com

Dynamic, results-oriented, experienced mediator and arbitrator, highly accomplished in reaching cost-effective solutions in hundreds of complex reinsurance and insurance matters for twenty-eight years.

Historical

In the 1980s, Katherine served as Vice President and General Counsel to Universal Reinsurance Corporation and its affiliates. As a key part of the runoff team, she was primarily responsible for negotiating hundreds of millions of dollars in assumed, ceded and direct matters including legal and contractual issues, commutations, claims, audit issues, recoveries and letters of credit, as well as supervising litigation, arbitrations and mediations to successful resolution.

In 1990, Katherine started her own law firm and has represented numerous insurance and reinsurance companies (including those referenced above) in reinsurance arbitrations, insurance defense litigation and insurance coverage cases, including asbestos and environmental coverage matters. These cases have been extensively litigated, arbitrated and/or mediated over many years and involved negotiations of billions of dollars and coordination with dozens of counsel as well as numerous Federal Court Judges, trustees and class representatives.

Current

Since 2004, most of her professional work has been focused on providing mediation and arbitration services to the reinsurance and insurance industry. She has assisted numerous parties in reaching highly satisfactory, cost-efficient and sensible results. Additionally, she has provided reinsurance recovery services to the industry, and served as the Reinsurance Consultant to the Ohio Insurance Liquidation Office from 2004-2008.

Mediation Certifications

Katherine is a Certified Mediator and Arbitrator with ARIAS and received mediation training at JAMS in Washington D.C. as well as at Conflict Management Services in Columbus, Ohio. She is also a Certified Neutral with the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and a certified Arbitrator with AIRROC. Additionally, she has presented at many conferences since 2004 as a Mock Mediator including ARIAS, AIRROC, ABA Dispute Resolution Committee, Marcus Evans and the Illinois CPA Society ~ Insurance and Reinsurance Section. She has also presented numerous times on reinsurance arbitrations. She has published numerous articles on reinsurance mediation and arbitration.

Education

She received her Law Degree in 1982 from Stetson University College of Law. She is a licensed attorney in Florida and Ohio and authorized to practice in numerous federal courts. She earned her CPCU Certificate in 1989. She is a member of IAIR and has also served as Vice Chair of the ABA Excess, Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Committee.

Katherine is a Founder of ReMedi and serves as Chairperson of the Board and as Chief Executive Officer.