EPIC’s Mark Niebuhr

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Managing Principal and Practice Leader for the Financial Risk Solutions Practice Bill Cosgrove and Senior Vice President Mark Niebuhr will present at Globalaw ERM Amsterdam on Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel in Amsterdam.

The event will bring together some of the most prominent, European and global legal leaders for three-days of meetings, showcasing a rich business program including interactive presentations, forums with prominent moderators as well as live discussions and networking opportunities.

Cosgrove and Niebuhr will highlight the international capabilities of EPIC’s Financial Risk Solutions Practice, and its commitment to providing innovative risk management and insurance solutions to global law firms and other professional services organizations. EPIC is both a Globalaw strategic partner and sponsor.

About Bill Cosgrove, Managing Principal & Practice Leader, Financial Risk Solutions Practice, EPIC:

Based in New York, Cosgrove is a managing principal and practice leader for the Financial Risk Solutions practice. He brings 30 years of insurance industry underwriting, production, marketing, client service, management and executive leadership experience to the firm. He is a specialist in the areas of directors and officers, employment practices, cyber and fiduciary liability, crime insurance, transactional risk, as well as trade and structured credit. Cosgrove and his team have created several bespoke products for EPIC clients across the product mix, incorporating market-leading policy and price metrics. He will continue to grow EPIC’s business in this sector.

Prior to joining EPIC, Cosgrove spent eight years with Willis Group Holdings, where he held various leadership roles in their Financial Institutions practice, most recently as executive vice president, Financial Institutions Group.

He also served in director and practice leader positions at Frank Crystal & Company and USI Insurance Holdings, Inc. for six years. Earlier in his career, he was regional underwriting manager at ACE USA (formerly CIGNA Corporation), where he was responsible for specialty risk products throughout a sixteen-state region on the East Coast.

Cosgrove earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.

About Mark Niebuhr, Senior Vice President, EPIC:

Mark Niebuhr is a senior vice president at EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant. He started his career in the insurance industry with the Royal Insurance Co. in 1977 and moved on to the brokerage side in 1981. Since that time, he’s worked with both regional and national brokerages, providing risk management and insurance expertise to a variety of middle market companies across the nation. Niebuhr is a native Californian and a graduate of California State University, Chico.

About Globalaw European Regional Meeting:

Together with host firms Rutgers & Posch and Atlas Tax Lawyers, Globalaw welcomes attendees to the Globalaw European Regional Meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from June 9 to 11, 2016. At the heart of Europe, Amsterdam is the European Regional Meeting’s ideal destination for exploring synergies between and among member firms for the benefit of their global clients. The meeting will take place at the Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel, known as one of the most historical and luxury venues in Amsterdam.

About EPIC:

EPIC is a unique and innovative retail property and casualty and employee benefits insurance brokerage and consulting firm. EPIC has created a values-based, client-focused culture that attracts and retains top talent, fosters employee satisfaction and loyalty and sustains a high level of customer service excellence. EPIC team members have consistently recognized their company as a “Best Place to Work” in multiple regions and as a “Best Place to Work in the Insurance Industry” nationally.

EPIC now has more than 850 team members operating from offices across the U.S., providing Property Casualty, Employee Benefits, Specialty Programs and Private Client solutions to more than 13,000 clients.

With more than $200 million in revenues, EPIC ranks among the top 20 retail insurance brokers in the United States. Backed by the Carlyle Group, the company continues to expand organically and through strategic acquisitions across the country. For additional information, please visit