Kevin M. LaCroix, Esq.
OakBridge Insurance Services, Beachwood, Ohio
Kevin LaCroix is a Partner in OakBridge Insurance Services, Beachwood, Ohio. OakBridge is an insurance intermediary focused exclusively on management liability issues. Kevin has been involved in directors’ and officers’ liability insurance issues for over 25 years. He began his career as a coverage attorney and partner at the Washington, D.C law firm of Ross, Dixon and Bell. More recently, Kevin served as President of Genesis Professional Liability Managers, a D & O underwriter and part of the Berkshire Hathaway group of companies. Throughout his career, Kevin has been active in the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), serving on its Board of Trustees from 1999 to 2005, and as its President in 2004. Kevin also served as Co-Chair of the 2007 and 2008 PLUS D & O Liability Symposia. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the PLUS Foundation. Kevin speaks frequently on D & O issues, and in the recent past has spoken at conferences sponsored by PLUS, the American Conference Institute, Mealey’s, the University of Connecticut Law School, the American Bar Association, C5, IPQC, RiskMetrics, Bear Stearns, and the Reinsurance Association of America. Kevin’s comments on D & O liability and insurance issues have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, Bloomberg, Dow Jones Newswire, Business Week, International Herald Tribune, Compliance Week, Business Insurance, Risk & Insurance and National Underwriter. Kevin is also the author of the Internet weblog, The D & O Diary, http://dandodiary.blogspot.com, “a periodic journal containing items of interest from the world of directors’ and officers’ liability, with occasional commentary.” In addition, Kevin is a columnist for the Insurance Journal. Kevin is a graduate of the University of Virginia and of the University of Michigan Law School.