As a mediator and arbitrator, Nigel Wright offers almost 30 years of litigation and dispute resolution experience. He is a practicing New York and Georgia attorney, as well as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. Nigel has been a senior partner at two AM 100 law firms on both sides of the Atlantic, and he has represented corporations and entities in Federal and State Court, in various international civil forums as well as in administrative and regulatory hearings and proceedings. Nigel`s experience encompasses extensive domestic and international meditations and arbitrations.
Nigel`s career includes five years both as a senior legal and senior management representative of an international specialty insurance company. In those roles, he was the corporate representative nationally and in Canada in mediations concerning their highest exposure cases- for all classes of business- including ECO and bad faith claims. The areas Nigel was responsible for included the most complex claims (including class actions) for A&H, Aviation, Casualty, Commercial Property, Construction defect, Crisis Management (Product recall, Crime, Active Shooter and K&R), Cyber, D&O, E&O, Energy and Marine, Environmental, Financial Lines, Insurance coverage, IP, Pharma, Product defect, Professional Liability, Political Risk, Surety, Reinsurance, Fine Art and Specie, and Agriculture/Equine/Livestock.
Nigel has handled domestic and international arbitrations for both claimants and respondents under the following rules:-UNCITRAL, AAA, Arias, ICC (both Paris and London), as well as ad hoc arbitrations under the English Arbitration Act and NAI. His diverse background includes handling extensive personal injury claims, both representing plaintiffs as well as defendant airlines and other industries in disputes in over 50 countries. Nigel`s past mediation experience includes mass tort, multi-jurisdictional, major catastrophic losses, many of which involved multiple fatalities and the most severe burns cases.
Nigel is currently a partner in a boutique Bermuda Form coverage firm handling coverage aspects relating to the largest US class actions and litigation.
- Nottingham University, LLB
Professional or Trade Affiliations
- State Bar of Georgia
- State Bar of New York
- State Bar of Illinois
- Law Society of England and Wales
- Adjunct Professor for ADR at Emory Law