Susan C. Aldridge

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Susan C. Aldridge

Susan C. Aldridge



Over the past 19 years, Susan Aldridge has actively participated in dozens of insurance and reinsurance arbitrations, litigations, and mediations on behalf of both cedants and reinsurers. Her representation of insurance companies in dispute resolution proceedings has included the following substantive areas:

  • asbestos, environmental, and other “long tail” claims
  • workers’ compensation claims
  • construction defect claims
  • disability insurance business
  • reinsurance of “weather derivative” products
  • political risk insurance (under the ICDR and ICC Rules)

Ms. Aldridge also provides strategic counseling to clients on a range of issues involving insurance and reinsurance, including:

  • allocation and aggregation issues with respect to numerous asbestos, silica, lead, and other “long tail" claims, including the applicability of “clash” covers
  • allocation and aggregation of clergy abuse claims
  • issues pertaining to compliance with the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007
  • reporting and audit issues
  • reinsurance contract wording and agency arrangements

Professional experience

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JD, Duke University School of Law, 1989
LL.M, Duke University School of Law, 1989
AB, cum laude, Duke University, 1983

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • "AIRROC/R&Q Rendezvous Education Session: Medicare Conditional Payments and Medicare Set Asides," Parsippany, New Jersey, October 2012
  • Chair and Cirriculum developer, "H.B. Litigation Workers Compensation Workshop," Philadelphia, PA, August 2011
  • Chair and Cirriculum developer, "AIRROC Regional Educational Workshop on Chinese Drywall," New York, NY, April 2011
  • Speaker, "H.B. Litigation Conferences Educational Session, AIRROC Rendezvous," East Brunswick, NJ, October 2010
  • "RAA Re Contracts: Contract Wording Pitfalls and Common Errors," New York, NY, July 2008 and July 2009
  • "AIRROC Membership Meeting: Discovery in Reinsurance Arbitrations and Litigations," New York, NY, July 2008
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Professor, Alternative dispute resolution and legal writing, American University Washington College of Law