Jim Wrynn has more than 30 years of professional experience as an executive, attorney, regulator and advisor in the insurance industry, serving as an expert in various litigation matters. Mr. Wrynn has also been involved in global insurance regulations, policies and standards; and in assisting clients in developing strategies and programs dealing with regulatory issues; capital management/optimization; identification of strategic partners and acquisitions; new product development; geographic expansion strategies; distribution solutions; risk financing and captive insurance formation; restructuring and operational performance; inquiries and investigations; litigation; Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)/Own Risk and Solvency Assessments (ORSA); and a variety of other issues in the U.S. and globally.
Most recently, Mr. Wrynn was the Chief Commercial Officer and a Hearing Officer at National Arbitration and Mediation. Prior to joining NAM, Mr. Wrynn served as Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting; Managing Director and Vice-Chair in the U.S. for Guy Carpenter’s Global Strategic Advisory Group; and Senior Partner at the law offices of Goldberg Segalla, LLP.
Before joining Goldberg Segalla, Mr. Wrynn served as the 40th and last Superintendent of Insurance in the State of New York. He was very involved in the drafting of the new Financial Services law in New York and the merger of the Insurance Department with the NYS Department of Banking to form the new Department of Financial Services - at which time he served as the first Deputy Superintendent of the new department.
Mr. Wrynn is admitted to practice law in the federal and state courts of New York and New Jersey, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has earned a Martindale-Hubbard Peer Review rating of AV Preeminent and has been rated a top lawyer in insurance law by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell, in insurance coverage by New York Metro Super Lawyers, and the listing of Who’s Who Legal Consulting Expert Guide: Insurance and Reinsurance from 2017 to 2019.
He has earned an Associate in Captive Insurance (ACI), Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation, and Workers’ Compensation Professional (WCP) designation. He has also served as a registered foreign lawyer in the United Kingdom, and as an expert witness on matters involving his areas of concentration.