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Resume for Mark L. for Attorney / Paralegal / Insurance in Algonquin, Illinois

Occupation: Attorney / Paralegal Industry: Insurance
Country: United States City: Algonquin
State: Illinois ZIP: 60102

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      Mark A. L., Esq.

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  EDUCATION                                                                         ___ __              
  • J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL,  Executive Management Development Program,
  • Dominican University, River Forest, IL, M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing,
  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL,  J.D. in Corporate Law / Alternate Dispute Resolution,
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL , B.S. in Security/Risk Management,

    Expert business manager and business developer with proven ability to identify and recruit top talent, increase sales and increase profits of any size company. Skilled at developing executable business strategies to increase profits by reducing overhead and increasing profitable revenue. Superior communication, training, motivational and coaching skills. An “Out of the Box” thinker with strong analytical and development skills. Highly skilled at identifying potential risks and eliminating that risk before it affects the business.

            AREAS OF EXPERTISE  
    w Business Management w Business Development
    w Business Operations w Sales
    w Human  Resources w Marketing
    w Risk Management w Legal & Business Advice
    w Compliance w Contract Drafting
  • Responsible for hiring and managing claim professionals in offices nationwide.
  • Managed claim office and reduced cost by % while increasing productivity and customer service.
  • Drove revenue for startup insurance unit from zero to over $ million in two years by demonstrating value of specialized claims handling for construction industry.
  • Consulted with a wide variety of small and midsized companies regarding business and growth strategy.
  • Created and Managed Network of Attorneys in over states to handle specialized litigation nationwide.
  • Founded company and grew revenue to $, within months. Responsible for hiring, marketing, legal, technology, sales and operations. 
    ViaLegal Funding / Oasis Legal Finance / Beacon Legal Finance Chicago, IL 

    Vice President / Corporate Counsel, CoFounder 

    Founded and built legal funding company from scratch. Created a $, portfolio in four months by creating unique internet marketing program to drive customers to our website. Sold company to leading company in the industry. Specialty legal finance company that makes high risk loans to law firms and invests in all forms of litigation. Negotiated finance options for borrowers and developed strategic alliance and joint venture agreements. Hedge Fund purchased majority interest in firm. Managed risk management for firm including responsibility for procuring all insurance.

  • Created unique underwriting system to automate much of the underwriting process of new clients.
  • Developed specialized service model to insure default rate of under %.
  • Researched and analyzed state laws in all states regarding litigation funding industry.
  • Drafted all customer contracts and developed contract strategy.
  • Negotiated all business contracts including real estate leases.
  • Created and presented quarterly results to Board of Directors. 
  • Mullin Consulting / Clark Consulting, Chicago, IL    
    Senior Vice President, Counsel 
    Consulted with Fortune CEO’s on executive compensation issues.

  • Responsible for researching companies, developing leads, marketing, sales, proposal and consulting with clients regarding human capital consulting, compensation and benefits.
  • Managed relationships with clients across multiple internal divisions.
  • Provided counsel to senior executives regarding executive benefits, compensation design and corporate governance issues.
  • Made recommendations in response to new legislation and threatened legislation.

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          Mark A. L., Esq.

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    Maxxcap Group, Chicago, IL  

    Founder, President

    Performed all due diligence for new clients for this privatelyheld strategic advisory firm. Drafted buysell agreements, employment agreements, noncompetes, nondisclosure agreements, and letters of intent.

  • Strategically positioned a broad line of specialized services including due diligence, strategy development, and merger & acquisition services.
  • Negotiated and drafted all business contracts.

    Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Chicago, IL  

    Regional M&A Director – Account Manager

    Codeveloped merger and acquisition practice. Compiled extensive data and executed topdown market research pertaining to HR consulting services including, compensation, healthcare, pensions, communication and organizational effectiveness.

  • First year consulting engagements of $mm, exceeded goals by %.
  • Reached annual business development goals in less than six months and doubled annual goal to $ million.
  • Generated $. million in revenue from pure prospecting.
  • Responsible for business development of new clients and expansion of existing relationships.
  • Developed M&A due diligence and integration practice for the Midwest region.

    Zurich Financial Services, Schaumburg, IL   

    National Director of Claims / Corporate Counsel – Construction SBU

    Developed specialized claim department to deal with the specialized needs of the Construction SBU. Hired claim professionals for offices nationwide. Drafted all client proposals and exhibited total followthrough by closing all major contracts.

  • Formalized and implemented marketing program for selling claim services to large national accounts.
  • Managed all litigation of $ million and supervised litigation over $,.
  • Managed outside counsel supervising cases worth over $ million.
  • Recruited, trained, and supervised team of claim professionals; resulting in highly successful customeroriented team. 
  • Drafted policy endorsements and new policies for the Construction Business Unit.
  • Consulted and advised executive management on contractual changes and business objectives.

    American International Group, Chicago, IL   

    Regional Manager – AIG Risk Management     

    Performed turnaround of Midwest region by purging toxic employees and hiring new staff with a sales and customer service attitude. Landed two large exclients by targeting CLevel executives through contacts gained by claim process.

  • Responsible for the operation and performance of the Midwest Region, including a $. million operating budget. 
  • Formulated marketing program for claim department, which resulted in $. million increase in premium, by regaining three lost large clients in six months.
  • Personally handled all litigation over $ million.
  • Managed outside counsel for Midwest Region.
  • Managed staff of claim management professionals and administrative personnel.

    Regional Manager – American International Adjusting Company 

    Successfully executed sales of claim services to Fortune clients by initiating key contacts and developing strong relationships.

  • Conducted extensive market research and analysis of claim services to Fortune client; drafted and implemented innovative sales and marketing strategies. Drafted and reviewed all claim service contracts.

    Regional Account Executive – American International Adjusting Company 

  • Effectively conducted sales of claims services to Fortune businesses through solid sales strategies.

    Regional Account Coordinator – American International Adjusting Company   

  • Acted as troubleshooter and mediator for all service related issues between customer, broker and company personnel.

    Castille Investigations, Chicago, IL   

    Chief Operating Officer – Private Investigator     

  • Ran all operations for investigative company focused on corporate and insurance investigations.

    Other Activities:

    Prisim Business Simulations – Lead Instructor, Business Law  

    Dominican University Graduate School of Business – Adjunct Faculty, Business Law  

    TEC /Vistage – Chairman Executive Coaching and Facilitation to CEOs and Business Owners  

    University of Phoenix – Adjunct Faculty, Business Law, Risk management, Employment Law   

    Innermark – Executive Coach and Facilitator 

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