A. Peter Prinsen
Esquire, CPCU, RPLU, ASLI, AIC, Senior Vice President and General Counsel
As Senior Vice President, General Counsel and a Principal at The Graham Company, Mr. Prinsen works with Producers, Account Managers and the Claims Services Department to maximize insurance coverage, aggressively handle claims, ensure accurate reserves and advise Graham Company insureds on coverage and claims matters. He is also a member of the company’s Board of Directors and is the company’s Secretary.
Mr. Prinsen is a graduate of Villanova Law School and Penn State University, where he graduated with high honors. He practiced insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation with Duane Morris before joining The Graham Company in 1989. He has received numerous awards in trial advocacy, including the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award and the Lewis F. Powell Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.
In 2013, Mr. Prinsen was the recipient of Philadelphia Business Journal’s Corporate Counsel Award in the Private Company category. This prestigious award was presented to Mr. Prinsen for his commitment to The Graham Company and to the Philadelphia community. Mr. Prinsen is a frequent speaker on insurance-related topics. He is also active in various insurance related and legal organizations, including the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations, and is on the Board of Directors of the Association of Corporate Counsel Greater Philadelphia (where he is on the Executive Committee). He is also on the Advisory Board (after having served 10 years on the Board) of SquashSmarts, which combines the sport of squash with academic tutoring and mentoring of under-served youth in Philadelphia. In 2015, SquashSmarts paid tribute to Mr. Prinsen at its annual BestShotBall where he was the events honoree.
Mr. Prinsen is a licensed Insurance Agent, and is also a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) and has the Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) and Associate in Claims (AIC) designations awarded by the Insurance Institute of America.
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- Philadelphia Business Journal: A spotlight on a vital, if unsung, legal role (December 13, 2013)
- Construction Executive: A Change in ‘ACORD’ (November 8, 2011)
- Leader’s Edge Magazine: Fear Less (November 4, 2011)
- CFMA Building Profits: Construction Challenges of the New ACORD 25 (September/October 2011)
- Construction Today: ACORD, but No Satisfaction (Summer 2011)