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CAC Specialty Announces Appointment of Jen Jacobson as Senior Vice President

Apr 27, 2021

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jen Jacobson as senior vice president of our Financial Lines Legal and Claims practice.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jen to CAC Specialty and expand our presence in New York,” said John Tanner, chief legal officer. “Jen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our Financial Lines practice, particularly in public D&O, private equity, and transactional liability. The addition of Jen to our team reflects CAC’s investment in superior talent and commitment to delivering the best outcomes for our clients.”

“Jen will be critical to the growth of CAC’s Transactional Liability practice,” said Michael Wakefield, senior vice president and Transactional Insurance practice leader. “As our book of business matures, particularly in representation and warranty insurance, we know that our work to ensure our clients’ claims are fairly and efficiently resolved will be critically important. Jen’s significant experience in representation and warranty insurance claims will drive real value for our clients. We are excited for her to join the team!”

Prior to joining CAC Specialty, Jen worked as Senior Claim Counsel within the Financial Institutions group at CNA Financial Corporation and as a Claims Consultant in the Commercial Directors & Officers group at The Hartford, both in New York.  During her time with those insurers, Jen handled claims through their full life cycles, analyzed insurance coverage under multiple types of insurance policies, negotiated complex multimillion dollar settlements, and collaborated with underwriters and business partners on risk analysis and policy wording. Jen also has significant experience as external and in-house counsel for several companies where she managed litigation and corporate work, as well as insurance placement and risk management.

Jen has serviced a wide range of public and private clients, including several Fortune 500 companies. Based in New York, Jen will focus on claims advocacy, bringing an established track record of delivering customer success through her deep understanding of the market and ability to marshal resources to solve unique coverage challenges and generate positive outcomes.

Jen holds a Bachelor of Arts from American University and Juris Doctorate from New York Law School.

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