Butler Snow Adds Insurance Claims Specialist

Lori Magnuson joined Butler Snow as an insurance claims specialist, the firm announced yesterday

Magnuson will be a part of Butler Snow’s insurance defense practice and its catastrophic events and major claims team. She will work from the firm’s Denver office.

“Lori has a wealth of experience in the insurance industry, and she is well versed in the management of claims and underwriting-related flood insurance litigation,” said Michael Beers, an attorney in Butler Snow’s insurance defense practice. “She will offer our clients unique insight into the National Flood Insurance Program, FEMA initiatives and other flood and major disaster claims programs.”

Magnuson has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. Most recently, she served as the claim manager for the National Flood Services division of AON. At AON, she supervised, mentored and trained the examination team in handling complex residential, commercial and condominium association flood insurance losses. Magnuson also managed all claims and served as an underwriter related to flood insurance litigation. Magnuson was also the senior claims technical and litigation analyst and previously served as an underwriter and underwriting supervisor during her tenure at National Food Services.

“During my career I have had the opportunity to serve as a corporate representative on multiple complex litigation matters and have worked closely with Butler Snow attorneys over the years,” Magnuson said. “I’ve always been impressed with their work, especially their handling of various complex claims in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  I’m excited to join their team and contribute to the high quality service that’s being provided to clients.”