Kevin Quinley

Expert Consultants

Kevin Quinley, AIC, AIM, ARM, ARe, CPCU, RPA

Professional Member

Insurance Claim Expert

Quinley Risk Associates LLC

(804) 796-1939

Kevin M. Quinley is a thought leader in insurance claims. He is the Principal of Quinley Risk Associates in the Richmond, VA, area, helping clients nationwide. He has 40+ years of experience in managing claims and litigation. He has a B.A. from Wake Forest University and an M.A. from the College of William & Mary.

How Kevin Helps Clients. . .

He has served as an expert witness in over 150 cases nationwide, in state and federal courts—sometimes for plaintiffs and others for defendants. He has given over 40 depositions and testified in over a dozen trials.

You Deserve an Expert with Rock-Solid Credentials…

He holds the Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation and specialty designations from the American Insurance Institute in Risk Management (ARM), in Claims (AIC), in Reinsurance (ARe) and Management (AIM), along with the Registered Professional Adjuster (RPA) designation.   A former Contributing Editor to Claims Magazine, Kevin has written over 700 published articles and ten books on various insurance claims and risk management aspects. In 2020, he won the CPCU Society’s Gottheimer-Malecki Award for his lifetime contribution to insurance and risk management education.

You Deserve an Expert with Presentation and Writing Skills . . .

A seasoned presenter, he has given over 300 presentations at insurance, risk management, and legal conferences.   He is a Contributing Author to the following training and reference textbooks published by the Insurance Institute of America:

  • Claims Handling Principles and Practices (Edited by Donna Popow)
  • Principles of Workers Compensation Claims (Edited by James Markham)
  • Principles of Workers Compensation Claims ((Edited by James Jones)
  • The Claims Environment (Edited by Doris Hoopes)  Second Edition
  • Enterprise-Wide Risk Management: Developing and Implementing (Edited by Jean-Paul Louisot and Christopher Ketcham)

Kevin has served as an expert on cases arising in Alabama, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, West Virginia, and Washington.

Your Expert Should Demonstrate Industry Engagement and Leadership

He has taught CPCU classes on Commercial Liability Risk Management and Insurance and the Legal Environment of Insurance and Management. He has also been an instructor for courses developed by the Insurance Institute of America for its Associate in Claims designation program. He co-moderates the LinkedIn forum “Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability.”

He is a past President of the Washington D.C. Chapter of CPCU and is a frequent writer and speaker on insurance and legal topics. He serves as President of AAIMCo — the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants. He serves as an expert witness for clients nationwide on issues of bad faith, claims handling, extracontractual liability, and adjuster standards of care. You can reach him at or his website,

Kevin’s Value Proposition. . .

Kevin helps clients assess insurance claim-handling to improve litigation outcomes through expert evaluation and testimony on (usually, but not always) high-stakes cases. The following short video offers his perspective on the qualities vital in picking an expert witness:

Examples of Cases in Kevin’s Engagement Portfolio. . .

Bad faith claim-handling; adjuster standard of care; extracontractual liability; wrongful denial of coverage; unreasonable claim handling delay; automobile liability claims; first-party automobile claims; UM/UIM claims; commercial general liability claim handling disputes; “failure to settle” claims; wrongful handling or denial/payment of Worker’s Compensation benefits; disability claims; institutional bad faith allegations; mishandling medical malpractice claims; mishandling of non-medical professional liability claims; third-party homeowners claims; carrier versus carrier disputes; etc.

Outside the Office …

Kevin brings a similar intensity to his free time. He is a voracious reader (60-80 books a year) and enthusiastically (if not skillfully) swims, rows, runs, and plays pickleball.

Kevin lives near Richmond, VA, with his wife, Jane. He has two grown sons and a spoiled rescued Rottweiler, “Hachi.”



Company Info

Quinley Risk Associates LLC

8924 Whistling Swan Road

Chesterfield, VA 23838


(804) 796-1939