Michael A. Rodman
CPCU
Principal
72 River Park Street
2nd Floor
Needham, MA 02494
Tel: 781-449-2866
Fax: 781-449-5340

Expertise
  • Expert Witness
  • Manufacturing
  • International Schools
  • Retail

Responsibilities

Mike has been helping clients calculate appropriate insurance policy limits based on their needs and the particular policy form they are purchasing. He considers clients’ business income, gross profits, extra expenses or a combined loss of income and extra expense to determine the correct amount of insurance coverage. The dean of our firm with over a half century of hands-on industry knowledge, Mike is a sought-after expert witness and leads the firm’s Litigation Support Practice. He writes expert opinion reports and testifies at depositions and trials on the responsibilities of agents and brokers and insurance industry practices including the intent of insurance policy language.

Experience

Mike has over 50 years experience in the industry, 47 of which have been with the firm. Prior to his joining the firm, he was a licensed insurance broker and account executive with a Boston-based insurance agency.

Education

  • B.B.A., General Business and Finance, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)

Affiliations

Mike has served as a Board Member, Membership Chairman and Meetings Chairman of the Society of Risk Management Consultants, an international organization dedicated to the maintenance of high ethical standards, professional competence, independence and objectivity of its members.

Publishing and Speaking Activity

It’s hard to believe that in today’s business environment, sexual harassment still takes place. This article discusses preventative steps that may help avoid claims and keep a company’s hard-earned reputation intact.
Mike Rodman and Tim King will be presenting at the EARCOS (East Asia Regional Council of Schools) Leadership Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on October 27-28, 2016. They will be discussing Enterprise Risk Management and Key Risks Facing International Schools.
It is commonly believed that when you purchase liability insurance the insurer will be obligated to defend you against claims that fall within the insuring agreement of the policy.  This is true – to a point.