Kathleen Lyons, Second Vice President, Membership Chair

lyons_kathy-130x150 Kathleen Lyons, Second Vice President, Membership Chair
Swiss Re America Holding Corporation
175 King Street
Armonk, NY 10504
(914) 828-8450 (T) / (914) 828-7450 (F)
Kathleen Lyons is a VP in the Property Casualty Business Management Unit at Swiss Reinsurance Holding Corporation. She manages wide variety of claims including medical malpractice, workers compensation & D&O under the reinsurance umbrella of the company. Prior to joining SwissRe, she was claims counsel for HANYS Insurance Company. HANYS wrote primary and excess coverage for hospitals and physicians in New York State. Ms. Lyons managed an extensive book of medical malpractice claims
Before joining HANYS, Ms. Lyons worked as an attorney for 20 years at several defense firms. She specialized in medical malpractice and hospital liability. She was on the curriculum planning committee and an instructor in the Legal Nurse Consulting Program at Pace University.
She started her career as a nurse and worked in various clinical settings including the ICU and ER for 10 years .
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Michigan and a JD from Fordham University – School of Law
She is on the Board of APIW (Association of Professional Insurance Women)Click here to return to APIW Executive Officer Page.