Sarah Katz Downey

D&O Product Leader and FINPRO Claims Advocate

Marsh USA

SARAH DOWNEY is the D&O Product Leader and a FINPRO Claims Advocate at Marsh USA, Inc.  Ms. Downey graduated from Fordham University School of Law.  As the Marsh D&O Product Leader Ms. Downey is responsible for developing and implementing Marsh’s strategy with respect to the D&O product overall and with regard to interaction with colleagues, clients and prospects.  Ms. Downey is also leading Marsh’s efforts in the creation and delivery of D&O Thought Leadership.  In her role as a Claims Advocate, Ms. Downey specializes in complex coverage and claims issues concerning mainly directors and officers insurance. Prior to joining Marsh, Ms. Downey was in private practice where she advised insurers and corporate clients with respect to the interpretation of policy wording and counseled clients with respect to coverage recommendations and resolution strategies.  She also successfully represented insurer clients in coverage and bad faith litigation in a variety of state and federal court actions.