Robert “Skip” Myers is the Co-Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office and Co-Chair of the Insurance and Reinsurance Practice. His practice focuses on insurance regulation and corporate matters with an emphasis on captive insurance and alternative risk transfer. Mr. Myers has written, spoken and presented testimony before legislative bodies on various issues, including antitrust regulation, financial services reform, the utilization of interstate compacts, the Liability Risk Retention Act and the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.
Mr. Myers is chair of the board of the Health Initiative Foundation, which provides grants to healthcare providers in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Mr. Myers has recently managed the creation and operation of numerous captive insurance entities in various domiciles, both domestic and offshore.
•Represented a national trade association in the reorganization of an insurance program for members
and the creation of a captive insurer.
•Acted as Special Deputy Commissioner in the rehabilitation/liquidation of several insolvent insurers.
•Advised an international association on the restructuring of its insurance program for members.
•Created captive insurers in the aviation, jewelry, education, insurance, healthcare, investment, storage,
food and trucking industries.
Princeton University, A.B., with honors, 1969
University of Virginia, J.D., 1972 Member, Virginia Journal of International Law
Honors and Affiliations
Named, Top 10 in Captive Review’s 2012-2015 Power 50 List of the most influential figures within the captive insurance industry
Selected, Best Onshore Law Firm for Captive Insurance – 2012 & 2015 U.S. Captive Service Awards
Named, Washington D.C. Super Lawyer 2014 and 2015
Member, Economic Club of Washington
Named, Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers (12th ed.)
Recipient, 2014 Industry Service Award, Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA)
National Risk Retention Association, General Counsel and Board Member
North American Millers Association (NAMA), General Counsel
Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA), Board Member
Healthcare Initiative Foundation, Chairman of the Board
American Bar Association (Member, Sections on Torts and Insurance Practice and Antitrust; Vice-Chair, 1993-96 and Chair, 1996-97, Public Regulation of Insurance Committee)
International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE), Lecturer and Board Member
Federation of Regulatory Counsel (Board of Directors, Chair, 2002)
Vermont Captive Insurance Association, Member, Legislative Committee
D.C. Captive Insurance Council, Member
Trade Association Law
Mergers & Acquisitions
Maryland State Bar, admitted 1972
District of Columbia Bar, admitted 1973
U.S. Supreme Court, admitted 1973