Robert M Anderson, CPCU

Newport Beach, California

General Specialty

Bad Faith
Risk Management

Specialty Focus

Bad Faith Business Interruption
Business/Employment Insurance
Construction Defect Insurance
Construction Insurance
Crime Foreseeability
Excess Insurance
Insurance Agent/Broker
Insurance Broker Standard of Care
Insurance Coverage
Insurance Custom and Practice
Insurance Customs and Practices
Insurance Excess and Surplus Lines
Insurance Federal Cases
Insurance Manuscript Policies
Insurance Pollution
Insurer Bad Faith
Intellectual Property
Liability Insurance
Products Liability
Property and Casualty Insurance
Risk Management
Rule 26
Umbrella Insurance
Workers Compensation Insurance

Primary Areas of Expertise

Insurance and Risk Management

Trusted by 32 of the TOP 100 Insurance Law firms (list provided upon request). Bob began his career as a casualty underwriter for Pacific Indemnity Company (Chubb) and later for Industrial Indemnity Company. Bob also served as president, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of well-known Anderson & Anderson Insurance Brokers. Over nearly 30 years, he built Anderson & Anderson from a four-person company to the fifth-largest brokerage firm in California until the time of its sale to AON Corporation. At Aon, Bob was the president of the Aon Advantage Group which advised 20 industry practice leaders such as the Hospitality Group which insured Hotels, Resorts, and Casinos.

Bob attended the Harvard Business School’s OPM program which is a concentrated program for business owners and managers similar to its MBA program. He earned his CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter) designation in 1970 from the American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters, Inc.


Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:

• ADR (Arbitration/Mediation) Coverage Disputes
• “Bermuda Form” Interpretation
• Captive Insurer Issues
• Construction Wrap Ups
• Coverage Interpretation
• Cyber Insurance
• Errors and Omissions (E&O)
• Health and Medical
• Insurance agent/broker conflicts, ownership of expirations
• Insurance agents and brokers duties / Standard of Care
• Insurance Technology
• Managed Care Liability
• Management Liability-Crime, Fiduciary, D&O, EPL, E&O
• Management Liability Package Policy
• Managing General Agencies/Underwriters
• Manuscript and Bespoke Policies
• Mass Torts/Asbestos, Lead and Other Environmental
• Master Insurance Program/Conflicts of Interest
• Mortgagee Coverage
• Multi-Insurer Coverage and Concurrency Analysis
• Pollution Liability
• Private Equity and Portfolio Coverage
• Professional Liability
• Public Entity Issues, (JPA)
• Railroad Protective Liability
• Self-Insurance
• Umbrella and Excess Liability
• Underwriting
• Water and Flood Insurance
• Worker’s Compensation



Claremont McKenna College
Harvard Business School
CPCU, American Institute of Property & Casualty Insurance


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