Womble Bond Dickinson is a transatlantic law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers based in 27 UK and US office locations. The firm provides core legal services including: Commercial, Corporate, Employment, Pensions, Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Finance, Banking, Restructuring, Insolvency, IP, Technology and Data, Private Wealth, Projects, Construction and Infrastructure, Real Estate and Regulatory Law.
Womble Bond Dickinson has a particular focus on eleven key sectors: Energy & Natural Resources, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Retail & Consumer, Transport & Infrastructure, Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Life Sciences, Communications & Technology and Private Wealth.
The firm’s UK offices are in Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Newcastle, Plymouth and Southampton. The US offices are in Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Houston; Los Angeles, Irvine and Palo Alto, Calif.; Wilmington, Del; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Charlottesville and Tysons, Va.; and Washington, D.C.
Through the firm’s association with Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, Womble Bond Dickinson also can offer clients access to quality-tested local counsel in more than 120 countries.
The mission of Church Mutual is to be the premier provider of insurance services in the religious institutional marketplace and other compatible markets. Church Mutual insures more religious institutions than any other company in the United States. Church Mutual’s focus is on serving faith-based organizations, including places of worship, camps, schools, senior living facilities, denomination and association offices, ministries, and an expanded underwriting appetite of other nonprofits and human services, consistent with Church Mutual’s core principle of “Protecting the Greater Good.”
Andrew is an experienced attorney who guides captive insurance companies in corporate formation, insurance regulatory and day-to-day governance issues. He is a frequent author and speaker on captive insurance topics and is a faculty member for the International Center for Captive Insurance Education. Andrew also serves on the Regulatory Liaison Committee of the Delaware Captive Insurance Association.
In addition, Andrew has extensive experience in the areas of general corporate law and business counseling in connection with issues involving entity formation and governance.
In the community, he serves as a Guardian ad litem for the Office of Child Advocate, representing the interests of abused and neglected children in Delaware and is Cubmaster of Swarthmore Pack 112.
Emily Cummins (MBA, CPA, CIA, CPCU, CISSP) is a specialist in the underwriting division of Church Mutual Insurance Company. She joined Church Mutual following a career in tax, compliance, and enterprise risk management at a nonprofit organization. Previously, she worked for Wachovia (Wells Fargo) and Ernst & Young. Emily has degrees from Wake Forest University, George Washington University, and George Mason University. Most recently, she served on the global board of directors for RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society, and as chair of the RIMS board audit committee. Emily has been a panel judge for the U.S. Captive Services Awards, and she was named as one of Insurance Business America’s “Leading Risk Managers of 2018.”