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Robert Boreck
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Gay Fisk
Axel W. Heinemann
John R. Hitchcock
Stephen J. Kidder
Joseph Loggia
Marie L. Loggia-Kee
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Paul J. McGee
Louis A. Ontanon
Kathryn M. Rahm
David C. Saran
Steven K. Weitzner
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Stephen J. Kidder

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At Buxbaum Loggia, Steve Kidder is a Senior Consultant for casualty and accident/health inspections.
Mr. Kidder's responsibilities include renewal audits, direct litigation management and contract analysis.
Education: University of California, Los Angeles, CA – Bachelor of Arts
Southwestern University School of Law – Juris Doctor

Certified Arbitrator, ARIAS U.S.
Member, ARIAS Europe
Experience:  
1993 – 2001 President – German Link, Inc.
Responsibilities included supervision of reinsurance audits on behalf of European clients. Completed reports with recommendations on both discontinued and ongoing lines of business including accident and health, products liability, professional liability and worker's compensation.
1992 – 1993 Consultant – McLernon Enterprises, Inc.
Served as counsel to explore venture possibilities in Germany and Eastern Europe.
1990 – 1992 Counsel – Reminger & Reminger Company, L.P.A.
Responsibilities included establishment of International Department, maintenance and development of a European client sector that required representation in product liability and insurance-related litigation.
1988 – 1990 Litigation Specialist – Elliston, Inc.
Responsibilities included the coordination of support for transcontinental legal actions involving insurance brokers, agents, state insurance commissioners, insurance and reinsurance companies; conducted claims audits on behalf of international reinsurance clients.
1982 – 1988 General Counsel – Munich Reinsurance Company
Responsibilities included the creation and supervision of the Catastrophic Loss and Common Law Claims Team (hazardous waste, environmental impairment, professional malpractice and product liability). Originated and implemented audit and review system for American and English cedents.
1977 – 1982 General Counsel – Audi NSU Auto Union, A.G.
Responsibilities included the creation of Audi's first legal department for USA-related matters, worldwide product liability case management and defense coordination, conducted contract negotiation and patent litigation defense.
Military: U.S. Navy, Lieutenant Commander
Active/1970 – 1972
Reserves/1973 – 1993