Diane Butler, President
has been engaged in the full-time management of environmental and toxic tort insurance claims settlements for over eighteen years.
Prior to joining Resolution Associates, Inc. in 2003, she worked for the insurance industry.
In 1989, she joined the Law Department of The Travelers Insurance Company making coverage determinations in environmental cases.
Later, she became Environmental Claims Liaison to the Reinsurance Department at Aetna, where she resolved coverage disputes with Aetna’s reinsurers in complex claim matters.
While at Aetna she
helped establish reserve and allocation methodologies for environmental, toxic tort and product claims.
Mrs. Butler began consulting on behalf of policyholders in 1995, first as Claims Manager and Counsel and then as Vice President of firms specializing in insurance archaeology, negotiation and settlement of environmental claims for Fortune 500 Companies.
has participated in negotiations for over $185 Million in settlements.
Mrs. Butler is a graduate of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, the University of Baltimore Law School and has attained the Associate Risk Manager (ARM) designation.
is licensed to practice law in Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Maryland.