California-based Heffernan Insurance Brokers recently hired Brian Leidell to join its New York City office as vice president, professional lines practice.
Leidell was most recently practicing insurance law for an international firm, where he also acted as a business developer for the London and Bermuda (re)insurance markets. Leidell brings significant experience within the global insurance industry to serve the brokerage community.
Heffernan Insurance said Leidell’s working knowledge of both domestic and international law, as well as his consultative approach, will help grow the firm’s professional liability practice and expand the firm’s presence in the New York tri-state region.
Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Orange County, California; Portland, Oregon; St. Louis, Missouri, and New York.