Associate General Counsel and Chief Claims Counsel
James (“Jim”) Whittle is Associate General Counsel and Chief Claims Counsel to the American Property Casualty Insurance Association. Jim is responsible for automobile, catastrophe, claims and property issues. He has nearly three decades of experience in these subjects with APCIA, its predecessor, the American Insurance Association, and in corporate and private practice.
Jim’s work product can be found in myriad regulations, legislation and court decisions across the country. He is widely recognized as an expert in the legal, regulatory and public policy issues arising out of motor vehicle use and catastrophes such as Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. Jim is a sought after speaker and has appeared widely in print, radio and televised media. He has been a featured presenter at many leading conferences and has testified many times before regulators, legislators and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
A long-time litigator before he left private practice, Jim is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rated Lawyer. He is admitted to bars of the District of Columbia, Maryland and United States Supreme Court.