WHO WE ARE

A combined six decades of experience as senior insurance executives and practicing attorneys have provided David Dwares and David Perry a unique perspective to address your needs, opportunities, and challenges. They have handled and successfully resolved tens of thousands of professional liability and D&O claims.  Their passion for solving problems and optimizing business opportunities are the driving forces behind their formation of Stratagem Advisors.

WHY STRATAGEM

At Stratagem, we have the background and experience to meet your expert witness, case resolution and consulting needs.  Look to Stratagem when you need an expert witness to communicate insurance coverage, claim-handling and “bad faith” concepts passionately and persuasively to jurors or judges.  Stratagem also delivers when you need a mediator or neutral to resolve a high-stakes matter.  As consultants, Stratagem provides interim staffing resources and nimble and cost-effective solutions to help clients reach their full potential.

OUR SERVICES
Expert Witness, Arbitration / Mediation, Trial Prep / Monitoring

Expert Witness, Arbitration / Mediation, Trial Prep / Monitoring

As Experts, our credibility is enhanced by the fact that we only accept a limited number of engagements and we will work with any party to a dispute who we believe has a correct and supportable position—plaintiff, defendant, insurance company, or policyholder

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Claim and Coverage Evaluation and Resolution

Claim and Coverage Evaluation and Resolution

We will use our judgment, perspective, contacts, and experience — as litigators who have represented plaintiffs and defendants and seasoned insurance claim executives—objectively and persuasively to guide parties to a high-impact/volatile dispute to an appropriate resolution.

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Claim Organization Optimization

Claim Organization Optimization

We will provide an interim staffing resource or augment your current staff. We efficiently audit your current state and diagnose opportunities to improve your organization, processes, and results, including the design and creation of an implementation plan to achieve improvement in customer service, technical excellence, product development, or vendor management.

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Strategic Training

Strategic Training

We deliver turn-key, innovative, and non-traditional training programs that are customized to meet the unique needs of your leaders and staff and that are presented personally by our co-founders

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Insurance Relationship Management

Insurance Relationship Management

We draw on decades of experience in the insurance industry to provide independent and credible evaluations of the merits and value of, and/or the strategy now in place to resolve, high-stakes, litigated claims against your client that are being defended by a Specialty insurer

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Litigation Funding Support

Litigation Funding Support

We will introduce you to case types that may not be within your current portfolio that we know to result in seven and eight-figure judgments and settlements

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WHO WE SERVE
Established P&C Insurers

We supplement your current staff by auditing claim portfolios, attending and reporting on trials, and conducting strategic training. We also help you optimize your organizational capabilities and mitigate your high-stakes risks.

Defense and Coverage Counsel

We are experts who have handled claims and addressed coverage and “bad faith” issues. We also serve as neutrals to help you resolve your most challenging matters. We provide strategic training to help you engage, develop, and retain attorneys.

Plaintiffs’ Counsel and Policyholders

Our background and experience provide instant credibility to our expert testimony on behalf of policyholders. We also help policyholders and plaintiffs secure all the insurance coverage they are entitled to receive.

InsurTech/Start-Up Insurers

We help you realize the potential advantages of the InsurTech/Start-Up model and work with your organization to build strong claim capabilities.

Insurance Brokers and Agents

We help Brokers and Agents bridge expectations and realities by facilitating the fair resolution of claims and conflicts between policyholders and insurers.

Litigation Funders

We help you diversify and strengthen your portfolios to best serve all your stakeholders by augmenting your existing technical resources.

MEET THE TEAM
David Perry

David Perry combines 19 years as a senior Claim Executive at a large Commercial Property and Casualty insurer and 12 years as a litigator at a prominent Washington, DC law firm. This unique experience is his cornerstone for counseling and assisting all of Stratagem Advisors’ clients. By swiftly evaluating clients’ needs and designing effective solutions, Stratagem Advisors LLC delivers client-focused optimal results.

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DECADES OF COMBINED EXPERIENCE

David Dwares

David Dwares has 30+ years of practical experience as a senior insurance executive and a practicing attorney. He addresses issues and challenges with the unique perspective gained from representing both plaintiffs and defendants and understanding the interests of all stakeholders. Authentic connections and nimble and responsive solutions propel Stratagem Advisors LLC to positive and proactive client interactions and results.

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