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Aina Acosta

Aina Acosta

Chief Culture Officer

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Aina Acosta is the Chief Culture Officer at Euclid Transactional and is responsible for cultivating an inclusive and effective work environment that promotes Euclid’s cultural values and initiatives. With over 15 years of operational and organizational experience in business, Aina promotes communication and operational alignment, fosters recognition and sets goals for the team. As part of the leadership team, she supports and creates the structure for an entrepreneurial, growth-focused, dynamic company. Prior to joining the firm, Aina was a Business Administrator at a hedge fund where she managed industry research and built connections with brokers and investor relations professionals to support business development. Aina earned her B.A. in Business Administration from Pontifica Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic.

Patrick Aguilar

Senior Paralegal

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Patrick Aguilar is a Senior Paralegal at Euclid Transactional. He works on the Counsel team and is responsible for reviewing confidentiality agreements, access letters, non-reliance letters and other legal documents crucial to initiating the underwriting process. Prior to joining the team, Patrick worked as a Family Law Litigation Paralegal in Seattle, Washington for 4 years – most recently at Helsell Fetterman, LLP. Patrick attended the University of Washington: Bothell where he studied Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences and Human Rights. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys spending time in nature, playing board games, and traveling.

Lila Ammeen

Paralegal

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Lila Ammeen is a Paralegal at Euclid Transactional. She works on the Counsel team and is responsible for reviewing confidentiality agreements, access letters, non-reliance letters and other legal documents crucial to initiating the underwriting process. Prior to joining the team, Lila graduated with a B.A. from Loyola University Chicago, where she studied Political Science and Psychology. In her spare time, Lila enjoys exploring the city and supporting the arts.

Dilshan Anandarajan

Senior Associate

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Dilshan Anandarajan is a Senior Associate at Euclid Transactional based in Canada. Dilshan is responsible for analyzing the insurability of M&A transactions, including reviewing financial statements, offering memorandums and purchase agreements. Prior to joining the team, Dilshan studied and graduated from the iBBA program at York University’s Schulich School of Business. Dilshan can be found playing basketball and singing choral music in his spare time.

Sedi Asem

Senior Vice President

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Sedi Asem is a Senior Vice President at Euclid Transactional. He is responsible for underwriting transactional risk in domestic and global mergers and acquisitions in a broad range of industries. Prior to joining the team, Sedi spent almost four years at White & Case LLP where he was a corporate attorney in the mergers and acquisitions group. Prior to that position, he was a government contracts accountant at CACI International. Sedi graduated with a B.B.A from Marymount University and holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. In his spare time, Sedi enjoys traveling, attending live events and serves as the co-head of the mentoring program of DREAMChasers, an initiative that provides free tutoring and mentoring to low-income and underrepresented middle school students who are interested in attending one of New York City’s specialized high schools.

David Bailey

Chief Financial Officer

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David Bailey is Chief Financial Officer at Euclid Transactional. David’s background consists of a number of financial roles within the insurance and reinsurance industries stretching back more than 20 years in both the US and several European nations. After several opportunities within broking and consulting, David was the CFO for Hiscox Europe based in Amsterdam and later Hiscox UK Retail in London, managing both finance and analytical teams. David’s areas of historical focus have been performance management/pricing, analytics, management and fiscal reporting, M&A and reinsurance. He’s a self-professed numbers geek with a penchant for turning anything and everything into fascinating financial facts. In his spare time, he spends time with his family (2 boys, ages 4 & 6), enjoys running and baseball, and has currently picked up archery as his last possible chance at an Olympic medal.

Brittany Beckley

Underwriting Assistant/Data Entry Coordinator

Kennedy Benjamin

Analyst

Dan Beresford

Controller

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Dan Beresford is EMEA Controller at Euclid Transactional and is based in London. Previously Dan spent over nine years at a leading international insurance group with five years initially spent in the group’s London-based headquarters before spending four years as Chief Finance Officer for the group’s Kenyan operations. Dan began his career at KPMG in London supporting a range of financial services clients with audit & risk advisory services and most recently has been consulting in the emerging market Insurtech space. Dan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales and holds an MA Hons from St Andrews University. In his spare time Dan enjoys heading into the mountains to go hiking, climbing & skiing and also learning foreign languages (to mixed success).

Justin Berutich

Justin Pierce Berutich

Managing Director, Head of Tax

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Justin Pierce Berutich is a Managing Director and Head of Tax at Euclid Transactional, where he is responsible for leading Euclid’s tax insurance practice and developing bespoke, commercial solutions to diverse tax matters.

A former M&A and transactional tax attorney, Justin enhances client value through the promotion and underwriting of tax indemnity insurance solutions. His corporate, tax, and insurance experience allows Justin to bring a unique perspective to each matter. Prior to joining the insurance world, Justin, a licensed attorney in three states and the District of Columbia, facilitated efficient and timely negotiations, planning, and structuring for Fortune 500 companies and high growth businesses, providing tax and business-centric advice to help his clients achieve objectives and avoid costly disputes.

Justin is a frequent speaker at industry events and on tax focused podcasts and has published multiple articles on tax and tax insurance. He holds an LL.M. in taxation from the NYU School of Law, a J.D., magna cum laude, from New York Law School, and a B.A., magna cum laude, in chemistry from Florida Atlantic University.

Ajit Bhat

SVP, Head of Financial and Accounting Risks

Kate Birney

Assistant Vice President, Culture

Kate Birney is the Assistant Vice President of Culture at Euclid Transactional. Kate grew up in Minnesota and graduated with a B.S in Business from Miami of Ohio. Prior to joining Euclid, Kate worked in communications in the retail e-commerce industry. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, rooting for all Minnesota sports teams, reading and just about any outdoor activity.

Daniel Boda

Vice President

Maria Bonventre

Account Manager

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Maria Bonventre is an Account Manager at Euclid Transactional. Prior to joining the team, Maria was a student researcher at Marist College, where she was responsible for leading various research projects involving cognitive psychology processes in college students. Maria graduated with a B.A. from Marist College. In her spare time, Maria enjoys spending time outdoors, listening to music and baking.

Alexis Borsky

Paralegal

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Alexis Borsky is a Paralegal at Euclid Transactional. She works on the Counsel team and is responsible for reviewing confidentiality agreements, access letters, non-reliance letters and other legal documents crucial to initiating the underwriting process. Prior to joining the team, Alexis spent 2 years at Century Law Firm as a paralegal working on settlements and contracts. Alexis graduated with a B.A. from San Francisco State University.

Mads Borum

Analyst

Mads is an Analyst at Euclid Transactional based in the Copenhagen office, focusing on private equity and corporate transactions in the Nordics and the rest of EMEA. Prior to joining, he graduated from the BSc International Business and MSc Applied Economics and Finance programmes at Copenhagen Business School. In his spare time, Mads enjoys watching and partaking in sports and fitness activities.

Kyle Bryden

Senior Analyst

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Kyle Bryden is a Senior Analyst at Euclid Transactional. Prior to joining the team, Kyle was an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at R.F. Lafferty & Co. where he advised on various capital markets transactions. Prior to that position, Kyle was an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at LUMA Partners working on Mergers & Acquisitions in technology and digital media. Kyle graduated with a B.A. from The University of Western Ontario. In his spare time, Kyle enjoys a variety of activities including hockey, golf and rowing. On occasion, he travels to Muskoka, Canada to spend time with family and friends.

Diana Calautti

Associate

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Diana Calautti is an Associate at Euclid Transactional, based in the New York office. She analyzes the insurability of transactions to provide clients with preliminary quotes and facilitates the underwriting process by coordinating with broker partners and outside legal advisors. Diana, a former Euclid intern herself, has organized and co-led our 8-week summer internship program, directly training our class of Analyst interns. As a member of our Diversity & Inclusion Committee and Euclid’s first female Analyst, she is an advocate for women in a primarily male industry. Diana graduated with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, painting, and exhibiting her artwork at local galleries in Westchester, New York.

Phil Casper

Principal

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Phil Casper is a Principal of Euclid Transactional. Phil previously worked at a leading international insurance company in its Mergers & Acquisitions Insurance Group as a Vice President and Regional Underwriting Manager. Prior to that position, Phil was an attorney in the Business Transactions group at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, where he advised private equity and other corporate clients on a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions and securities matters. Phil graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.S. and from Boston University School of Law with a J.D.

Heather Cavanagh

Head of Recruiting

Heather grew up in New Jersey but now resides on Long Island.  Heather received her B.A. from Bates College and her M.A. from New York University.  Prior to joining Euclid, she was the Director of Recruiting & Professional Development at Steptoe & Johnson PLLC.  Outside of the office, she enjoys golf, the beach and spending time with her husband and son.

Nick Cherviakov

M&A Analyst

Nick Cherviakov is an M&A Analyst at Euclid Transactional based in London. Prior to joining the team he interned in a management consulting company focusing on M&A commercial due diligence. Nick graduated with an MSc Finance & Accounting degree from Imperial College Business School. In his free time, Nick enjoys hiking and travelling.

Edward Chow

Associate

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Edward Chow is an Associate at Euclid Transactional based in London. He works across various sectors of W&I and is responsible for the initial stages of underwriting. Prior to joining the team, he interned at Credit Suisse working on the Southeast Asian Investment Banking team. Edward graduated with a BSc Economics Degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. In his spare time, Edward enjoys playing water polo for the Watford Water Polo Club.

Simon Chung

Senior Vice President, Head of Middle Market

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Simon Chung is a Senior Vice President and the Head of Middle Markets at Euclid Transactional. Simon has been underwriting Representations & Warranties Insurance policies since 2015, focusing on middle market transactions. Prior to his career as an underwriter, Simon was an associate at Proskauer and McKenna Long & Aldridge (now part of Dentons), where he advised clients on corporate, employee benefits and tax matters. Simon received a J.D. degree from Emory Law School and a LL.M. in tax from NYU.

Corey Connelly

Vice President

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Corey Connelly is an Underwriter and Vice President at Euclid Transactional. He was most recently at Troutman Pepper’s New York office where he was an associate in the M&A and General Corporate practice group. Prior to Troutman, Corey was an associate at Ropes & Gray where he worked in the Private Equity Transactions practice group. Corey received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.S. from Stevens Institute of Technology. Corey grew up in the Kentucky but now calls New York home. He enjoys basketball, soccer, happy hours and the gym in his free time.

Joe Corsello

Joseph Corsello

Senior Vice President, Claims / Associate General Counsel

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Joe Corsello is a Senior Vice President, Claims at Euclid Transactional, he focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Prior to joining the firm, Joe was a litigator at Gordon, Rees, Scully & Mansukhani, LLP representing foreign manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in commercial and class-action product liability actions in federal and state courts throughout the United States and Canada. Joe also advised Fortune 500 manufacturing companies on regulatory compliance and risk management. Prior to that position, he worked at Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman, LLP, where he represented insurance companies, financial institutions, real estate owners, and managers in all phases of complex litigation, including construction, real estate, transportation, and business matters. Joe graduated with a B.A. in International & Global Studies from Brandeis University and holds a J.D. from Cardozo School of Law. As a member of the Cardozo Human Rights Clinic, Joe successfully represented individuals seeking asylum in the United States on a pro bono basis. Most days, Joe can be found running in Central Park with his dog Mac or catching a Rangers, Yankees, Giants, and Knicks game.

Abigail Court

Vice President

Kelly Coyle

Executive Assistant

Carlos Crespo-Dualde

Vice President

Carlos is Vice President based in the EMEA office, and is responsible for underwriting tax liability risks for clients across the UK and Europe. Prior to joining Euclid, Carlos passed his Bar exam and qualified as a Tax Lawyer in Spain, and subsequently practised at various firms including Gómez-Acebo & Pombo and PwC, where he advised on a broad range of issues regarding tax planning, M&A and restructuring, as well as other matters concerning international, European and Spanish taxation. Carlos graduated in Law with honors and holds two LLMs specialized in tax and business Law. He also lectured international and Corporate Income Tax planning at the University in Spain for several years.

Nicole Daniell

Nicole Daniell

Claims Associate

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Nicole Daniell is a Claims Associate at Euclid Transactional. She works with the Claims Team to help process claims and assist with data management and administrative tasks and focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional, Nicole was a professional dancer and toured to South Africa for performance and community outreach. She also worked in arts administration and event management. Nicole graduated with a BFA from George Mason University’s Honors College. In her spare time, Nicole is a yoga instructor and a freelance dancer who loves to travel.

Kate Daniels

Senior Vice President, Underwriting

Kate Daniels is a Senior Vice President in the EMEA team, based in London. As Head of Financial Underwriting, Kate supports EMEA underwriting and claims on complex financial deal matters and leads financial underwriting innovation and risk management. Kate has over a decade of experience advising on global M&A transactions and has held previous roles at PwC in London and San Francisco and Deloitte Canada. Prior to joining Euclid, Kate worked at a global insurer reinvigorating their transactional risk offering. Kate trained in Canada as a Chartered Accountant and holds a Corporate Finance Qualification from CPA Canada.

Lucy Darbey

Managing Director

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Lucy Darbey is a Managing Director at Euclid Transactional in London, responsible for underwriting deals for clients across the UK and Europe. Prior to joining the team, Lucy spent five years at AIG, working as a Senior Underwriter in the Asia Pacific team based in Hong Kong for three years before moving to the UK AIG M&A team based in London as manager of the private equity team. Prior to AIG, Lucy worked as a W&I broker for Asia at Marsh in Hong Kong. Lucy is a UK qualified solicitor, having qualified at Pinsent Masons in London. Lucy graduated with a L.L.B from the University of Bristol.

Dora Delgado

Finance Team Leader

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Dora Delgado is a Finance Team Leader at Euclid Transactional. She brings over 15 years of Accounting experience. She has helped facilitate Accounting Operations and New Employee Training. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family.

Denise Delgado

Accounting Specialist

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Denise Delgado is an Accounting Specialist at Euclid Transactional. She is responsible for reviewing and processing all types of Binders, preparing VAT reports and annual audits as well as handling bank statements. Prior to joining Euclid she spent six years on the finance team at Arthur J. Gallagher. In her free time she volunteers as a Humane Investigator, and serves on the board for a Rottweiler Rescue. Denise also enjoys working out, hiking and of course spending time with her kids!

Yevhen Deriy

Yevhen Deriy

Assistant Vice President, Business Intelligence

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Yevhen Deriy is an Assistant Vice President, Business Intelligence at Euclid Transactional. After earning his bachelor’s degree in finance from Clarkson University he spent over three years in an FP&A analyst role at PepsiCo. He then worked closely with the analytical, editorial, and IT teams at S&P Global on supporting the firm’s financial institutions credit ratings process. Following nearly two years in operations, Yevhen transitioned to the insurance ratings team where over the next four years he was responsible for ratings and surveillance support on a portfolio of North American non-life primary and reinsurance carriers, run-off consolidators, captives, and third party capital SPVs. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional, Yevhen earned his MBA with a focus on business analytics from Utica College. Yevhen spends majority of his free time with his wife and two sons, enjoys playing golf and soccer, and is passionate about the world of big data.

Vikita Devchand

Analyst

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Vikita Devchand is an Analyst at Euclid Transactional in London. She assists with the initial stages of underwriting on a variety of corporate transactions. Prior to joining the team, she interned at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher working on corporate and employment matters. Vikita graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the London School of Economics. In her spare time, Vikita loves to read.

Brittany Dickens

Underwriting Assistant/Data Entry Coordinator

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Brittany Dickens is an Underwriting Assistant/Data Entry Coordinator at Euclid Transactional in New York City. Prior to joining the team, Brittany spent over five years coordinating public health research studies in both academic and medical settings, covering topics ranging from nutrition to mental health. Brittany developed skills in data collection, database management, and administration, and is keen to apply and hone her skills in her new role at Euclid. Brittany graduated with a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015.

Vikash Dodani

Associate

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Vikash Dodani is an Associate at Euclid Transactional, based in the New York office. In this role, he is responsible for analyzing initial M&A transactions, evaluating transactional risk, communicating to clients initial indications for Representations and Warranties Insurance, and working closely with underwriters and counsel throughout the underwriting process. He graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Economics. In his spare time, Vikash can be found playing basketball, listening to music, and working as a personal trainer.

Tucker Eckert

Analyst

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Tucker Eckert is an M&A Analyst at Euclid Transactional, based in the New York office. He analyzes the insurability of transactions to provide clients with preliminary quotes and facilitates the underwriting process by coordinating with broker partners and outside legal advisors. Prior to joining Euclid, Tucker spent time at Chubb as an Associate in the Asset Management Group and an Intern with the M&A practice. He graduated from West Virginia University with a B.S. in Finance.

Will Faulkner

Assistant Vice President

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Will Faulkner is Assistant Vice President, Systems Architecture and Development at Euclid Transactional. Will joined Euclid Transactional when the London branch first opened in 2018 as Associate. He worked on a broad range of private equity and corporate deals across the globe. In 2021, he moved into his current role. Prior to Euclid, Will worked at a large logistics provider, and launched his own business providing 3D printing supplies and services. He graduated with a BA Law Degree from the University of Sheffield and in his spare time, enjoys watching Formula One and playing golf.

Jeremy Feinberg

Assistant Vice President

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Jeremy Feinberg is an Assistant Vice President at Euclid Transactional. His primary responsibilities include analyzing deal-specific risk across a variety of sectors, facilitating the underwriting process for live transactions, and maintaining strong, client-focused relationships with broker partners. In addition, Jeremy serves as a member of the Euclid Transactional Diversity & Inclusion Committee, working on a variety of initiatives that include holistic recruiting and educational company programming. When he’s not engaged in insurance work, Jeremy can be found conducting primary diligence at any one of New York City’s world-renowned pizzerias or sitting behind a drum set. Jeremy graduated in 2017 with a B.A. in Economics-Mathematics from Columbia University.

Jake Filak

Jake Filak

Managing Director

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Jake Filak is a Managing Director at Euclid Transactional, where he underwrites Representations & Warranties and other transactional liability insurance policies. Prior to joining the team, Jake worked as an attorney at Lowenstein Sandler L.L.P with a focus on mergers & acquisitions and general corporate counseling. Jake holds a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

Willy Edholm Fjellstad

Vice President

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Willy has extensive experience advising a wide range of clients from industrial companies, entrepreneurs and growth companies to multinational groups, global investment banks and private equity on complex domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, as well as equity capital raises and strategic investments involving both institutional and private investors. He brings considerable practical M&A expertise, having worked as a lawyer within the M&A/PE group at one of the leading Swedish law firms, Setterwalls. Willy holds an LL.M. from Stockholm University and will be based out of Stockholm primarily working Nordic-wide.

Trine Fjordholm

Assistant Vice President, Strategic Relationships

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Trine Fjordholm is an Assistant Vice President, Strategic Relations at Euclid Transactional.
Based in the New York office, her role involves developing and maintaining relationships
with key business partners, leading a “best in class” broker service function and communicating Euclid’s underwriting and claims success to the market. She brings an intentional and thoughtful approach to managing Euclid’s partnerships and fostering communication with key relationships. Trine has a B.A. from City University of New York - Hunter College.

Marissa Flemming

Sr. Payable Specialist

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Marissa Fleming is a Senior Payable Specialist at Euclid Transactional. She works across an assortment of business and is responsible for processing vendor invoices and employee reimbursements. Prior to joining the team, Marissa spent slightly over 2 years with Arthur J. Gallagher working with the Gallagher Benefit Service Finance Team. Prior to that position, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Finance from Illinois State University in 2018. In her spare time, Marissa can be found boating in Wisconsin on Lake Geneva with her family and labradoodle, Kane.

Denise Freedman

Senior Claims Support Specialist

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Denise Freedman is a Sr. Claims Support Specialist at Euclid Transactional. She has been with Euclid for three years and is responsible for entering new claims, supporting the claims team, and processing payment requests. Prior to joining Euclid, she worked for Berkley Select in their claims department.

Jon Friedman

Managing Director

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Jon Friedman is a Managing Director at Euclid Transactional. He works across a variety of clients and is responsible for underwriting representation and warranty insurance policies. Prior to joining the team, Jon was a M&A underwriter at large multinational insurance carrier. Jon graduated with a B.A. in International Relations from Colgate University and holds a M.S. in Finance from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business.

Meg Gardiner

Chief Legal Officer

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Marguerite (Meg) Gardiner is Chief Legal Officer at Euclid Transactional. Meg oversees the claims department and strategic coordination with the underwriting team, and provides advice and services in connection with the legal and compliance functions at Euclid. She also focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Prior to joining the team, Meg was a litigator at the law firm of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP for 10 years, advising individual and institutional clients on complex commercial disputes, regulatory and white collar investigations, and risk management. Meg graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy from Princeton University and holds a J.D. from The George Washington School of Law. Meg is also the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Legado Initiative, and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography. She enjoys cycling and hiking with her dog Watts.

Emma Gawronski

Paralegal

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Emma Gawronski is a Paralegal at Euclid Transactional. She works on the Counsel team and is responsible for reviewing confidentiality agreements, access letters, non-reliance letters and other legal documents crucial to initiating the underwriting process. Prior to joining the team, Emma spent two years working at a small family and matrimonial law firm as a paralegal/administrative assistant. She graduated with a B.A. from Connecticut College. In her free time, Emma enjoys being active, making art, and exploring the city with friends.

Justin Giles

Vice President, Claims / Associate General Counsel

Justin Giles is an Associate General Counsel and Vice President, Claims at Euclid Transactional. He focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Prior to joining the team, Justin was a litigation associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, where he worked on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. In 2017, Justin served as a Judicial Law Clerk for Harris L Hartz on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Justin graduated with a B.A. from the College of Staten Island and holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Manuel Giner

Chief Distribution Officer

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Manuel Andrés Giner is Chief Distribution Officer and an Underwriter for Euclid Transactional. Manuel is responsible for underwriting Representations & Warranties Insurance policies for complex M&A transactions throughout the Americas, and leads the firm’s Latin America practice. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional, Manuel was a Senior Underwriter with AIG's M&A insurance team, and worked as an attorney at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance matters. He graduated with a BA from Arizona State University and holds a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Mike Grant

Vice President

Mike Grant is responsible for underwriting across the UK and Europe and is based in London. Prior to joining the team, Mike was part of the private equity team at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in London, where his practice focused on advising private equity sponsors and other institutional investors on UK and European private equity and private M&A transactions. Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from The University of Glasgow and is admitted as a solicitor in Scotland and England & Wales.

Timothy Grosso

Senior Vice President

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Tim Grosso is a Senior Vice President at Euclid Transactional. He works across a variety of clients and is responsible for underwriting representation and warranty insurance policies. Prior to joining the team, Tim spent two years as a corporate associate at Dechert LLP, focusing on mergers & acquisitions. Prior to law school, he was a senior associate at Ernst & Young LLP, where he worked as a CPA in the business tax advisory group. Tim graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Purdue University and holds a J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law.

Adam Hansen

Analyst

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Adam Hansen is an M&A analyst at Euclid Transactional. Prior to joining the team, Adam spent his final year of law school working as an associate at the school’s community and transactional lawyering clinic. He worked on a variety of matters including corporate formation, board governance advisory, private foundations, and family law. Adam graduated with a BA from the University of California Santa Barbara and holds a JD from Rutgers Law School. Adam grew up just outside of Seattle and enjoys spending time in the mountains skiing or adding new stamps to his passport in his quest to experience new places and cultures from around the globe.

Kimberly Heessels

Vice President

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Kimberly Heessels is a Vice President and Underwriter at Euclid Transactional. Prior to joining Euclid, Kim was an M&A associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Torys LLP. Kim received her J.D. from the University of Toronto in 2016 and her B.A.H. from Queen’s University in 2011. Kim enjoys being outdoors (in all seasons), and particularly enjoys skiing/snowboarding, hiking, and, for a change of pace, outdoor dining.

Melissa Henderson

Deal Operations Assistant

Melissa is Deal Operations Assistant at Euclid Transactional, based in the London office. Prior to joining the team, Melissa spent seven years working for British Airways as a Customer Service Manager & Flight Attendant, flying out of London City Airport. In her spare time she loves travelling, cooking & taking her Cockerpoo for a long, beachfront walk.

Will Hooper

Senior Vice President

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Will Hooper is a Senior Vice President at Euclid Transactional. In this role, Will is involved in the development, underwriting, and marketing of transactional insurance products across Canada. Prior to joining the team, Will was a senior corporate associate at Torys LLP in Toronto, with a legal practice focusing on private equity and M&A transactions. Will graduated with a B.S./B.A. from Wayne State University and holds a J.D from Western University as well as an MBA from The Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario.

Kim Johnson

Vice President, Business Intelligence & Operations

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Kim Johnson is Operations Manager at Euclid Transactional EMEA, responsible for the management of its offices, people and processes. Prior to joining the firm, Kim spent five years working at a boutique property investment firm in Sydney, Australia - initially as their Client Services Manager and then Research & Acquisition Manager. Kim graduated with a BSc from the University of Cape Town. In her spare time, Kim loves travelling and also wining and dining her way through London.

Nina Jones

Team Assistant

Nina is Team Assistant at Euclid Transactional in the London office. Prior to joining the firm, Nina spent 18 months working for the Local Authority in North Wales, as an Officer in the Homeless Team managing and providing Temporary Accommodation. Nina graduated with a BA (Hons) from the University of Liverpool. In her spare time, Nina enjoys going shopping and running.

Rose Kenerson

Vice President, Claims / Associate General Counsel

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Rose Kenerson is a Vice President, Claims at Euclid Transactional in New York City, she focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Prior to joining the team, Rose spent several years at Paul Hastings LLP as a litigation associate in the Investigations and White Collar Defense group. She has represented clients across many different industries in matters involving antitrust enforcement issues, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, consumer protection statutes, and other internal and government investigations. Rose earned her B.A. from Barnard College of Columbia University and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. While in law school, she also earned a certificate in Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Abigail E. Kennedy

Claims Analyst

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Abigail Kennedy is a Claims Analyst at Euclid Transactional. She works with the Claims Team to help process claims and assist with data management and administrative tasks and focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution.

Emilie Kilfoil

Analyst

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Emilie Kilfoil is an Analyst at Euclid Transactional. She assists with the initial stages of underwriting on a variety of corporate transactions. Prior to joining Euclid, Emilie worked in technology consulting and art education. She received her B.A. in the History of Art from Yale University in May of 2021. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, running, and learning about art.

Sean Kim

Sean Kim

Vice President

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Sean Kim is Underwriter, Vice President at Euclid Transactional. He joined Euclid Transactional from Ropes & Gray's New York office where he was an Associate in the Private Capital Transactions practice group. Prior to Ropes, Sean was an Associate at Sidley Austin in their M&A and PE practice group. While at Sidley, Sean completed a legal secondment with the Global Equities team at Deutsche Bank. Sean received his JD from New York University School of Law and his BA from the University of Pennsylvania. Sean grew up in the Pacific Northwest but now calls New York home.

Andrew Kim

Andrew Kim

Assistant Vice President

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Andrew Kim is an Assistant Vice President at Euclid Transactional, based in the New York office. In this role, he helps clients understand the risks they need to consider when approaching a deal. Prior to joining the firm, Andrew interned at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Fitch Ratings, where he built strong analytical skills. Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. In his spare time, he can be found reading or playing sports.

Gretchen Kinlaw

Executive Assistant

Jeff Lash

Vice President, Tax

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Jeff Lash is Tax Underwriter, Vice President at Euclid Transactional. Jeff joined us from Covington & Burling LLC, where he advised clients in a wide range of industries on complex and high-stakes federal income tax issues. Jeff has particular expertise with outbound international tax issues arising in connection with cross-border reorganizations. He also has significant experience with inbound international and wholly domestic tax planning. Before working at Covington, Jeff clerked on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. He received his J.D. from Stanford Law School. He also holds an M.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Mathematical Economic Analysis from Rice University. When not reading the Internal Revenue Code, Jeff is likely planning his next trip to the ocean; over the past ten years, he has surfed at nearly 50 beaches on three continents.

Ralph Lavoro

Counsel

Ralph Lavoro is Counsel at Euclid Transactional. As part of the Counsel Team, he is responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating Euclid’s Representations & Warranties Insurance policies, as well as reviewing various legal documents crucial to facilitate the underwriting process. Prior to joining Euclid, Ralph worked on the in-house counsel team at an emerging markets focused investment management firm. He graduated with a B.S. in Finance from the State University of New York at Oswego and holds a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, tennis, spending time with friends and family, and playing trivia.

Andrea Dee Lawrence

Senior Vice President

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Andrea D. Lawrence is a Senior Vice President at Euclid Transactional. She is responsible for underwriting representations and warranties insurance policies for complex US and cross-border transactions and brings over 10 years of experience across the legal, financial services, insurance and venture capital industries. Prior to joining Euclid, Andrea held various roles including an M&A Senior Underwriter in Tokio Marine HCC’s New York office an M&A and Corporate Group Associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP. Andrea received her JD-ILA/MBA (JD with specialization in International Legal Affairs and MBA) from Cornell University and her BA in English Literature from UCLA, magna cum laude.

Dana Lee

Administrative Assistant

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Dana is an administrative assistant at Euclid Transactional. She provides general administrative support and assists on projects as needed. She compiles and organizes electronic records and information for internal records, liaises with vendors and receives office deliveries and review, edits and completes expense reports. She also interfaces with vendors to prepare marketing materials for distribution and keeps kitchen, pantry and office stocked with supplies.

Richard Levy

Analyst

Ricky grew up in Brooklyn and graduated from the University of Maryland in December 2021 with a B.S. in Finance and Business Analytics. Prior to joining Euclid, he interned at Hilco Streambank working as a financial analyst working on valuing IP. His interests include watching and playing sports, movies, and music.

Jake Liebler

Senior Analyst

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Jake Liebler is a Senior Analyst at Euclid Transactional. He analyzes the insurability of transactions to provide clients with preliminary quotes and facilitates the underwriting process by coordinating with broker partners and outside legal advisors. Prior to joining Euclid, Jake worked in Technology Consulting and Investment Banking. He received his B.S. in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business in 2020. Jake grew up in Cortlandt Manor, New York and loves New York sports (Giants, Mets).

Olivia Livas

Accounts Receivable Specialist

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Olivia is an Accounts Receivable Specialist at Euclid Transactional. She is responsible for processing vendor invoices and employee reimbursements. Prior to joining Euclid, Olivia spent five years at Arthur J. Gallagher. Olivia also had a 21-year career in the financial commodity futures markets at the Chicago Board of Trade. In her off times she’s either at a coastal beach or travelling the country in her RV or on the back her Harley enjoying the weather.

Caitlin LoCurto

Vice President, Underwriting

Caitlin Locurto is an Underwriter at Euclid Transactional. She grew up in Queens and was a violinist before attending law school. Prior to joining Euclid, she worked as a M&A attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, LLP and a corporate restructuring attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP. Caitlin lives in Stamford, CT with her husband and two daughters. Some of her interests
include music, fitness, being outdoors, and Star Trek.

Sydney Lodge

Senior Analyst

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Sydney Lodge is a Senior Analyst at Euclid Transactional. She analyzes the insurability of transactions to provide clients with preliminary quotes and facilitates the underwriting process by coordinating with broker partners and outside legal advisors. She recently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Mathematical Economics and a minor in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s studies. Prior to joining Euclid, Sydney interned with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in regional research as well as at Econsult, a boutique economic consulting firm. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, and enjoys spending time with family and staying active.

Kendal Longmore

Counsel

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Kendal Longmore is a Counsel at Euclid Transactional in New York City. She is responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating RWI policies, confidentiality agreements, non-reliance letters, and other legal documents to facilitate the underwriting process. Prior to joining the team, Kendal was an associate at a mid-sized New Jersey law firm handling various aspects of labor and employment, municipal government, and public education matters. Kendal graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Howard University and holds a J.D. from Rutgers Law School. Outside of work, Kendal enjoys music concerts, watching documentaries, and hanging out with family and friends.

Dave Luckett

Managing Director

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Dave Luckett is a Managing Director at Euclid Transactional, working within an EMEA team which is focused on expanding Euclid Transactional’s coverage in the region and to ensure that the company’s innovation, culture, and success are consistent on both sides of the Atlantic. Dave has advised on transactions across Africa (particularly South Africa) and on a large number of European jurisdictions, including in Southern Europe and Central and Eastern Europe. He has gained a decade of experience in M&A, with specific expertise in private equity buyouts and secondaries. Prior to joining Euclid, Dave was a Senior Underwriter within the M&A team at a global insurer and practised as a corporate solicitor at DLA Piper. Dave is a dual-qualified solicitor (England and Wales and South Africa).

Emily Luong

Claims Analyst

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Emily Luong is a Claims Analyst at Euclid Transactional. She works with the Claims Team to help process claims, assist with data management and administrative tasks, and focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Prior to joining Euclid, Emily was a legal assistant at Arnold & Porter for two years supporting Complex Litigation attorneys. Emily graduated from University of Maryland with a B.A. in Criminology & Criminal Justice and a Minor in Asian American Studies.

Miranda Ma

Senior Vice President

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"Miranda” PengQian Ma is a Senior Vice President and Representations & Warranties Underwriter at Euclid Transactional. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional in 2021, Miranda was a Senior M&A Underwriter in AIG’s M&A Insurance Group. Prior to her underwriting career, Miranda has held several global and regional financial leadership roles in insurance companies including AIG and Prudential PLC in US and Singapore. She started her career in EY as an auditor and worked in their China and Singapore offices. Miranda is a chartered accountant (CA) in Singapore and a certified public accountant (CPA) in China. She has a Master of Science Degree in Finance from Guanghua Management School, Peking University, a Master in Legal Studies Degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Shandong University.

Mike MacRory

Managing Director, Head of Canada

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Before arriving at Euclid, Mike spent nearly five years in Merger and Acquisitions Insurance at AIG. Prior to that, he worked as an Associate for HDL Capital, a middle-market investment bank, focused on completing financial transactions for companies valued from $5 to $50 million. He earned his BBA in Finance from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

Lindsay Mangines

Lindsay Mangines

Senior Paralegal

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Lindsay Mangines is a Senior Paralegal at Euclid Transactional. She works on the Counsel team and is responsible for reviewing confidentiality agreements, access letters, non-reliance letters and other legal documents crucial to initiating the underwriting process. Prior to joining the team, Lindsay spent a year at Walmart eCommerce developing and executing strategies to grow the Facial Care business. Lindsay graduated with a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys spending time outside.

Alexandra von Reis Marlevi

Analyst

Alexandra is an analyst at Euclid Transactional based in Stockholm. Prior to joining the team, Alexandra studied and graduated from the Business and Economics program at Stockholm School of Economics with experience from internships within M&A and other financial services. Alexandra enjoys playing tennis and has competed on a national level.

Denise Marte

Counsel

Denise Marte is Counsel at Euclid Transactional. Prior to joining the team, Denise practiced at a litigation firm in New York City, handling insurance coverage suits on behalf of policyholders. Denise’s background includes thorough research, review, and drafting of many legal documents, agreements, licenses, and other complex legal documents. Denise graduated with a B.A. from University at Buffalo and received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Hilda Martinez

Senior Controller

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Hilda R. Martinez is a Senior Controller at Euclid Transactional. She has been with Euclid Insurances Services since 2008 and is currently responsible for financial reporting, general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable and cost accounting. Hilda graduated with a BS/BA from University of Illinois at Chicago. In her spare time, Hilda enjoys traveling with her husband and three children.

Flavie Moissonnier

Executive Assistant

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Javier Lantero Mora

Analyst

Javier is an analyst in the London team. Prior to joining, he worked as a business analyst in a management consulting firm in London and in a Big Four in Madrid. He graduated with a BSc (Hons) Economics and Management from King’s College London and with a MSc Finance Degree from Imperial College London. In his spare time, Javier enjoys watching Formula 1 and reading about politics and current affairs.

Nick Morales

Nick Morales

Vice President, Claims / Associate General Counsel

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Nick Morales is a Vice President, Claims at Euclid Transactional, he focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional, he worked for a global law firm as a member of the firm’s commercial litigation and international dispute resolution groups. Nick is originally from Miami and first moved to New York in 2013 to pursue his J.D. at NYU Law. In his spare time, Nick enjoys traveling and attending concerts. In this “new normal,” he spends his free time hanging out at home with his boyfriend and dog, playing video games, and trying out new recipes in the kitchen.

Dr. Daniel Mösinger

Senior Vice President, Underwriting Counsel

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Dr. Daniel Mösinger is Senior Vice President and Underwriting Counsel, based in Frankfurt, Germany. In this role, Daniel leverages his M&A experience and understanding of the deal dynamics in the EMEA market to support clients on a wide variety of transactions. Prior to this role, Daniel spent over seven years at K&L Gates LLP, where he focused on advising clients on complex cross-border M&A transactions as part of the Corporate, M&A, and Venture Capital team. Daniel graduated from Freie Universität Berlin and earned his doctorate in law (Dr. iur.) from University of Mannheim.

Andre Moutafov

Analyst

Andre graduated from Columbia University in May of 2022 as part of the Columbia-SciencesPo Dual BA program, earning a BA in Economics. Andre was born and raised in San Francisco before moving to Reims, France in 2018 and then to New York in 2020. Andre has studied six languages including his native English and Bulgarian: French, Italian, German, and Portuguese. Andre enjoys fitness, discussing history, and stand-up comedy.

Arielle Nagel

Vice President, Claims / Associate General Counsel

Arielle Nagel is an Associate General Counsel & Vice President at Euclid Transactional. Arielle focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and ensuring each client receives a fair and effective resolution.  Prior to joining Euclid, Arielle was a complex commercial litigator at Latham & Watkins LLP for almost seven years where she focused on contract disputes, bankruptcy litigation, securities litigation, and white-collar matters. Arielle graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Industrial & Labor Relations, and holds a J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School. While in law school, Arielle also earned a certificate in management from the Wharton School, and was a senior editor on the Penn Law Review.  In her spare time, you can find Arielle painting, traveling around the world, and cooking up new recipes.

Danielle Owens

Claims Analyst

Danielle N. Owens is a Claim Analyst at Euclid Transactional. She works with the Claims Team to help process claims and assist with data management and administrative tasks, as well as focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. She was born and raised in New York but describes herself as a suburban girl with a strong city girl flare. She graduated with a B.S. in Legal studies in 2015 and is currently an MBA student with a focus in Finance at Pace University. Prior to joining Euclid, she worked at IBM as Senior Paralegal supporting their Global HR team. Her favorite things to do are traveling, shopping, and advocating for those who don’t feel like they have a voice.

Shawn O’Neill

Chief Underwriting Officer

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Shawn O’Neill is the Chief Underwriting Officer at Euclid Transactional. In this role, he works
with a variety of clients to underwrite complex insurance policies and evaluate the risks
associated with their deal. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional in 2017, Shawn was a Senior
M&A Underwriter in AIG’s M&A Insurance Group where he was responsible for structuring and underwriting transactional insurance solutions, including representations and warranties insurance. Shawn previously worked as an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP, where he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate transactions. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Penn State University and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.

Ashley Pascual

Paralegal

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Ashley Pascual is a Paralegal at Euclid Transactional. She works on the Counsel team and is responsible for reviewing confidentiality agreements, access letters, non-reliance letters and other legal documents crucial to initiating the underwriting process. Prior to transitioning to becoming a Paralegal, she worked as a Senior Editor at an independent publishing company.

Ravi Patani

Accounting Specialist

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Ravi is an Accounting Specialist at Euclid Transactional. He is responsible for reviewing and processing all types of Binders, preparing VAT reports and annual audits as well as handling bank statements.

Janvi Patel

Senior Analyst

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Janvi Patel is a Senior Analyst at Euclid Transactional. She recently graduated from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia with a BS in Economics and International Business. Prior to joining Euclid, Janvi interned with Amazon as a Supply Chain Management intern. She was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, trying out new restaurants, and exploring the city.

Camille Pham

Senior Analyst

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Camille Pham is a Senior Analyst at Euclid Transactional. She analyzes the insurability of transactions to provide clients with preliminary quotes and facilitates the underwriting process by coordinating with broker partners and outside legal advisors. She recently graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Political Science and Anthropology. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and doing the Sunday crossword puzzle.

Tziporah Pill

Counsel

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Tziporah Pill is Counsel with Euclid Transactional in New York City. As part of the Counsel Team, Tziporah is primarily responsible for drafting and negotiating Euclid’s policies, as well as overseeing and reviewing various confidentiality agreements and legal documents critical to Euclid’s participation in the M&A deal process. Prior to joining the team, Tziporah practiced at a litigation firm in New York City handling insurance coverage suits on behalf of policyholders. Tziporah’s background includes thorough research, review, and drafting of many legal documents, agreements, licenses, and other complex legal documents. Tziporah graduated with a B.A. from CUNY Queens College and holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Crystal Png

Managing Director

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Crystal Png is a Managing Director at Euclid Transactional based in London. In this role, she underwrites deals for clients across the UK and Europe. Prior to joining the firm, Crystal was the Corporate and Major Accounts Manager at AIG, where she was responsible for developing and underwriting transactional insurance solutions for corporate clients and U.S. and European private equity firms. Crystal is a qualified lawyer and has previously practiced in Australia and the UK, including at Norton Rose Fulbright, where she advised on M&A transactions and acted for various insurers with respect to the provision of M&A insurance. She graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), Bachelor of Laws, and Master of Laws.

Bryce Pressentin

Vice President, Tax

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Bryce Pressentin is a Tax Underwriter and Vice President at Euclid Transactional. Prior to joining the team, Bryce worked as a tax counsel for a large American multinational oil and gas company. Prior to that position, he worked for Ernst & Young (EY) in international tax and the oil and gas industry sector of their National Tax Department, where he worked on a wide range of corporate matters, including international reorganizations, corporate spin-offs, corporate integration, and legislative policy. Previously, Bryce was a tax counsel for the American Petroleum Institute (API), and he clerked in the tax department of the United States Senate Committee on Finance. Bryce holds a B.B.A in marketing from University of Wisconsin- Madison, a J.D. from Marquette University School of Law, and a Master of Laws (LLM) in taxation from New York University School of Law. Bryce has physically held two Heisman trophies (not at the same time because they are very heavy).

Aleena Raza

Aleena Raza

Senior Paralegal

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Aleena Raza is a Senior Paralegal at Euclid Transactional. She works on the Counsel team and is responsible for reviewing confidentiality agreements, access letters, non-reliance letters and other legal documents crucial to initiating the underwriting process. Prior to joining the team, Aleena was working as a Conflicts Specialist at an IP law firm in Manhattan where her interest in law first sparked. Aleena graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Peace and Justice Studies at Pace University. In her free time, Aleena enjoys learning about astrology, indulging in the latest Netflix shows/movies, and spending time with friends.

Aaron Reilly

Finance Team Leader

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Aaron Reilly is a Finance Team Leader at Euclid Transactional. In this role, he leads the billing and legal payables team and compiles the production and bordereaux for EMEA in all currencies. Aaron also manages the treasury function with HSBC and answers carrier queries regarding EMEA accounting. Prior to joining Euclid, Aaron worked as a financial advisor and fund manager for Benedictine University. Aaron graduated from Benedictine University with a BA in Finance. Aaron excels at investment and market analysis. While attending Benedictine as an undergraduate, he placed 2nd in the Midwest’s CFA competition, which is normally only open to MBA students, beating MBA teams from University of Chicago, DePaul, and Northwestern. He also turned Benedictine’s investment group into a fully managed investment fund with an Alpha of over 20% during his tenure. Aaron spends most of his time free time studying investment, financial, and economic strategies.

Kyle Reiter

Kyle Reiter

Senior Associate

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Kyle Reiter is a Senior Associate at Euclid Transactional, based in the New York office. Kyle works to support the underwriting group, assisting the individual underwriters on a collection of Representations and Warranties deals. Additionally, he functions as the Tax analyst, supporting the Head of Tax to help place tax insurance policies for transactional, strategic management, and tax credit risks. Prior to joining the team full time, he was a Summer Analyst. Kyle graduated Boston College with a double major in Finance and Mathematics.

Hasnaa El Rhermoul

Vice President

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Hasnaa El Rhermoul is a Vice President on the Underwriting team at Euclid Transactional. She previously worked as an M&A and Private Equity Associate at Torys LLP and before that as a Corporate Associate at Fried Frank, both based in Manhattan. Hasnaa was born and raised in Morocco and she received a B.A. in International Relations from American University and a J.D. from Cardoza School of Law. Outside of work, Hasnaa enjoys hot yoga, boxing, hiking and volunteering with New York Cares.

Victoria Riley

Vice President

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Victoria Riley is a Vice President at Euclid Transactional. Prior to joining Euclid, Victoria spent seven years as an attorney at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, where she advised clients on a wide range of corporate matters including corporate finance, securitization, and mergers and acquisitions. She graduated from the Schulich School of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Strategic Management and subsequently received her J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. Victoria currently lives in Toronto and enjoys travelling, trying out new restaurants and spending time with family and friends.

Jay Rittberg

Jay Rittberg

Managing Principal

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Jay Rittberg is Managing Principal of Euclid Transactional, LLC, a transactional insurance underwriting and claims handling managing general agency with offices in New York, London, Chicago, Frankfurt, and Toronto assisting clients in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional in April 2016, Jay was Senior Vice President and Americas M&A Manager at AIG where he was responsible for managing the development, underwriting, and marketing of transactional insurance products. Jay was also previously a corporate attorney at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, where he advised clients on a wide range of corporate matters. Jay earned his law degree from The University of Pennsylvania Law School and has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Carl Christian Rösiö

Principal

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Carl Christian Rösiö is a Principal at Euclid Transactional, a market-leading managing general agency specializing in underwriting transactional insurance products, including representational warranties, tax liability, and contingent liability. As Principal on the EMEA team, Carl Christian works to expand Euclid Transactional’s coverage across the region and provide all clients with a high-quality experience that integrates the company’s innovation, culture, and success.

Carl Christian has over a decade of experience working on M&A transactions, and has held positions as M&A insurance broker at MarshJLT and as senior M&A underwriter for Pembroke/Ironshore. He has also worked at law firms Lindahl and Baker & McKenzie. Utilizing this experience, along with his legal expertise in a variety of European jurisdictions, Carl Christian is able to manage transactions across the globe with top quality service and execution.

Kurtis Rossie

Kurtis Rossie

Vice President

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Kurtis Rossie is an Underwriter and Vice President at Euclid Transactional, based in the New York office. His key responsibilities include assessing company materials and putting together indicative term sheets, facilitating underwriting processes, and assisting with underwriting insurance for M&A transactions across a broad range of industries. Kurtis brings a wide array of financial experience, having held previous roles in investment sales and wealth management to his role before joining the firm. Kurtis earned a B.S./B.A. in Finance from Fordham University.

Freddie Sargent

Associate

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Freddie Sargent is an Associate at Euclid Transactional based in the London office, focusing on private equity and corporate transactions across EMEA. Freddie joined the firm in summer 2018 where he supported in the launch of the EMEA office. He rejoined the firm in August 2020 after graduating from the University of Bristol where he studied Politics and International Relations (Bsc).

Hailey Sasaki

Paralegal

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Hailey Sasaki is a paralegal at Euclid Transactional at the New York office. She was raised in San Diego and recently graduated from UC Davis with degrees in Economics and Cognitive Science. She previously worked at a personal injury firm near her university and at the San Diego City Attorney’s Office. Outside of work, Hailey enjoys baking, playing board games with her friends, and hiking.

Derek Shnider

Vice President

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Derek Shnider is an Underwriter and Vice President at Euclid Transactional. He is responsible for assessing company materials and underwriting Representations and Warranties insurance policies for M&A transactions across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining the team, Derek interned at Bank of America and in the Dow Jones private markets group. Derek graduated with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an avid skier, football fan, and dog enthusiast.

Daniella Smith

General Counsel and SVP, Claims Officer

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Daniella Smith is General Counsel and SVP, Claims Officer based in Euclid Transactional’s EMEA office. In this role, Daniella helps facilitate the firm’s claims process, and to ensure that all clients receive fast, effective resolution of any issues. Prior to joining the firm, Daniella spent over 11 years on the commercial litigation team at Addleshaw Goddard, going from a Trainee to Legal Director in her time at the firm. Daniella brings deep experience spanning complex contractual disputes, warranty and indemnity claims, and professional negligence claims to her work at Euclid Transactional. Daniella graduated from King’s College London and earned her law degree from BPP Law School.

Albert Song

Albert Song

Principal

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Albert Song is a Principal of Euclid Transactional. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional, Albert was a Regional Underwriting Manager at a leading international insurance company. Prior to that position, Albert was an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters. Albert has a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

Virginia Soto

Accounting Specialist

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Virginia is an Accounting Specialist at Euclid Transaction. Her primary responsibilities are claims payments, receipting of payments and collection of overdue payments. Virginia has been with the firm for 15 years working in accounting as well as other departments. Prior to joining Euclid, she worked as a banker, mortgage loan officer and producer for personal lines of insurance. In her spare time she loves to spend time with family, especially her grandkids.

Layla Sousou

Vice President and Claims Counsel

Layla is Vice President and Claims Counsel based at EMEA’s office in London. In this role, she focuses on assessing and processing claims efficiently and on ensuring that all clients receive a fair, effective resolution to any issues. Prior to joining the team, Layla specialised in complex, high-value litigation and cross-border arbitration. She has experience in a broad range of commercial disputes ranging from fraud and white collar crime to finance and insurance. Layla trained and qualified at a City firm, where she also spent 6 months working in Dubai, before joining a specialised litigation boutique for 4 years. She received her High Rights of Audience (Civil) in 2020. After earning a law degree from the University of Nottingham, Layla worked at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris.

Michael Stamos

Claims Associate

Michael Stamos is a Claims Associate at Euclid Transactional, based in the New York office.  He analyzes new claims and assists Euclid’s team of adjusters throughout each step of the claims handling process, guaranteeing the speedy resolutions and attentive customer service for which Euclid is known.  Michael also provides key analysis and optimization of Euclid’s extensive claims-related
data. He previously worked as an M&A Analyst on Euclid’s underwriting team and brings unique insights from his time in that role to claims handling. Michael graduated with a B.A. in Law, Letters, and Society from the University of Chicago. In his free time Michael is an oil painter and classical violinist, as well as an avid skier.

Chloë Steadman

Senior Vice President

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Chloë Steadman is a Senior Vice President and an Underwriter for Euclid Transactional. Chloë is responsible for underwriting Representations & Warranties Insurance policies for complex Mergers & Acquisitions transactions throughout the Americas. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional, Chloë was a Business & Finance Associate at Ballard Spahr, LLP, where she advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance matters. She also represented clients at the state and federal level as a lobbyist. Chloë received a J.D. degree from the Arizona State University in 2016 magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, where she was an Associate Editor on the Arizona State Law Journal. She received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Arizona in 2013, magna cum laude.

Mark Storrie

Principal

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Mark Storrie is a Principal at Euclid Transactional, based in London. Mark is focused on expanding Euclid Transactional’s coverage across the EMEA region and has advised on numerous transactions in Africa, India and MENA. He brings over a decade of experience in domestic and cross-border M&A, and specific expertise in private equity buyouts and transactions in emerging markets. Prior to joining Euclid Transactional, he headed the Emerging Markets M&A team at global insurer and practised as a solicitor with Clifford Chance and Travers Smith. Mark graduated with a LLB (Hons) from the University of Durham.

Julia Stumpf

Associate

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Julia joined us as M&A Associate and is based in our Frankfurt office. She brings substantial expertise, having previously worked for another W&I insurance provider in Germany. Prior to joining the W&I insurance market, Julia was a transaction manager at DAX-listed pharmaceuticals company Merck, where she was part of the M&A Transactions and Corporate Governance legal team. She began her career as transaction manager in the Corporate and M&A department of global law firm Ashurst. Julia holds an LL.M degree in Mergers & Acquisitions from Frankfurt School of Finance and a Bachelor Degree in Management & Law from the MCI, Innsbruck, which included a semester at Copenhagen Business School.

Arne Tonsen

Vice President, Underwriting Counsel

Arne Tonsen is Vice President and Underwriting Counsel, based in Frankfurt, Germany and underwrites deals for clients across Germany and Europe. Before joining the team, Arne worked as an associate at law firms Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP where he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions with a focus on private equity transactions and on corporate law. He graduated from Bucerius Law School in Hamburg and trained at international law firms, including in Hong Kong, New York and Sydney.

Lizzie Vangorph

Vice President, People & Professional Development

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Lizzie Vangorph is Operations Manager at Euclid Transactional EMEA, responsible for the management of its offices, people, and process. Prior to joining the firm, Lizzie spent three years at Danone in their corporate affairs function, working on strategy and projects with the general counsel, regulatory, and public affairs teams. Prior to that, she was a Business Manager for boutique executive search firm Venatus Partners. Lizzie graduated with a BA (Hons) from Nottingham Trent University. In her spare time, Lizzie enjoys playing hockey for South London side, Tulse Hill & Dulwich.

Claudia Varner

Paralegal

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Claudia Varner is a Paralegal at Euclid Transactional. She works on the Counsel team and is responsible for reviewing confidentiality agreements, access letters, non-reliance letters and other legal documents crucial to initiating the underwriting process. Prior to joining the team, Claudia worked as a Litigation Paralegal at Seiden Law Group, LLP and as an Investigator at Confidential Global Investigations. Claudia attended Trinity College in Hartford, CT, where she studied Psychology and competed on the varsity volleyball team. In her free time, Claudia enjoys traveling, exploring new restaurants in NYC and indulging in true-crime documentaries.

James Veale

Analyst

James is an analyst at Euclid Transactional, working within the EMEA team based in London. In this role, he is responsible for the initial phases of the underwriting process, focusing on corporate and private equity transactions. Prior to joining the firm, he graduated from the University of Nottingham and holds a Bachelor of Laws. James spends his free time reading and playing sports.

Denise Veliky

Assistant Vice President, Claims / Associate General Counsel

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Denise Veliky is an Assistant Vice President, Claims Euclid Transactional. In this role, she focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Denise excels at working at deal speed for clients and has helped facilitate the underwriting of over 500 representations and warranties insurance policies during her time at the firm. Prior to joining the team, Denise worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, where she advised on failed bank receivership and Federal Tort Claims Act litigation. Denise received her B.A. from California State University, Fullerton and holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

While in law school, Denise competed in the National ABA Representation in Mediation Competition and the FINRA Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon, served as Mediation Editor for the Fordham Dispute Resolution Society, and served as Associate Editor for the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law. Denise is a member of the Bar of the State of New York.

Chris Waddington

Senior Vice President, Head of Tax

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Chris Waddington is a Senior Vice President and Head of Tax, EMEA, at Euclid Transactional in London. He is responsible for underwriting tax liability risks for clients across the UK and Europe. Prior to joining Euclid, Chris was a Senior Tax Underwriter at Liberty Specialty Markets. Chris is a UK tax lawyer, having qualified at Linklaters in London in 2008 and subsequently practised at various firms including PwC, Clyde & Co and Hogan Lovells, where he advised on a broad range of tax issues on M&A and real estate transactions, as well as contentious tax matters including in the courts and tax tribunals. Chris graduated with a first class honours degree from the University of Birmingham and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Law.

Britt Wallace

Executive Assistant

Simone Wark

Senior Analyst

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Simone Wark is a Senior Analyst at Euclid Transactional. She works alongside the underwriting team analyzing new insurance opportunities and facilitating the due diligence process. Prior to joining Euclid, Simone worked in higher education compliance, assisting with risk-management assessments to ensure the department’s adherence of NCAA/SEC regulations. Simone spent one year at Learfield IMG overseeing the acquisition and retention of corporate partnerships. Simone graduated with a B.S. from the University of South Carolina and holds a M.S. in Marketing from Loyola University Chicago.

Kit Westropp

Managing Principal

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Kit Westropp is the Managing Principal of Euclid Transactional UK Limited. Previously, Kit was the UK and Nordics Manager at a leading international insurance company. In this role, Kit was responsible for managing the development, underwriting and marketing of transactional insurance products across EMEA. Kit is a qualified solicitor and practiced as a Senior Associate at Ashurst LLP, where he advised clients on a wide range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. Kit holds a GDL and LPC from the BPP Law School and a BA from Durham University.

Matthew Whittaker

Analyst

Luke Williams

Associate

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Luke Williams is an Associate at Euclid Transactional based in London, focusing on private equity and corporate transactions across the EMEA region. Prior to joining the team, Luke spent two years at Round Hill Capital working within the group’s finance team during his university studies. Luke graduated with a BSc in Finance from the London School of Economics.

Edwin Wong

Vice President

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Edwin Wong is a Vice President at Euclid Transactional, based in its London office. He is responsible for underwriting M&A deals taking the benefit of transactional liability insurance across the UK and Europe. Prior to joining the team, Edwin spent over six years at international law firm Clifford Chance, where he focused on advising a range of corporates, financial investors / sponsors and sovereign wealth funds on private M&A, joint venture and strategic investment transactions and also undertook a secondment to the UK Government as an adviser to its Vaccine Taskforce. Prior to that position, he was an investment analyst at a London-headquartered private investment firm, where he worked on originating and executing buyouts of UK SMEs. Edwin graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a Bachelor of Laws and is admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching rugby, travelling and dining out.

Artha Zhang

Senior Analyst

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Artha Zhang is a Senior Analyst at Euclid Transactional. He analyzes the insurability of transactions to provide clients with preliminary quotes and facilitates the underwriting process by coordinating with broker partners and outside legal advisors. Prior to joining the team, Artha was a Summer Analyst at Mackenzie Investments, responsible for conducting equity research on mutual fund products. Prior to that position, Artha was a Summer Assurance Associate at PwC, where he advised financial services clients on regulatory and reporting matters. Artha graduated with a B.Com. from Queen’s University. In his spare time, Artha enjoys watching basketball, golfing with friends, playing poker and exploring the Rocky Mountains of Western Canada.

Chris Ziemba

Managing Director, Claims

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Chris Ziemba is Managing Director, Claims of Euclid Transactional and also serves as the Chief Claims Officer for Euclid Specialty Managers, LLC, a professional liability underwriting company. He focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Chris has over seventeen years of legal and claims experience. Prior to joining Euclid, Chris was the Managing Claims Attorney for Monitor Liability Managers, a W. R. Berkley Company specializing in executive and professional liability insurance. Chris is a member of PLUS and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. He has been a speaker and panelist at various ACI and ABA events as well as a number of non-profit organizations and associations. Chris has an MBA degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business and a JD degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Brittany Zimmer

Associate General Counsel, Senior Vice President

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Brittany Zimmer is an Associate General Counsel, Senior Vice President at Euclid Transactional in New York City. She focuses on assessing and processing claims quickly and on ensuring that each client receives a fair, effective resolution. Prior to joining the team, Brittany spent five years at Jones Day working on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. Brittany’s experience spans a wide variety of industries and includes matters involving insurance recovery, contractual disputes, bankruptcy, consumer fraud, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Brittany graduated with a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.