Robert E. Underdown

Expert Consultants

Robert E. Underdown, AIC, AINS, ARM

Professional Member

Principal Consultant

The Insurance Archaeologist™

(480) 216-1364

The Insurance Archaeologist™, Bob Underdown  is a highly qualified Insurance Expert Witness providing consultation and testifying services across the United States. Mr. Underdown has provided testimony in recent cases in the following areas: Standard of Care for insurance agent and brokers; insurance claims adjusting; insurance company bad faith (both first party and third party); insurance industry standards; extra-contractual claims; and life insurance suitability opinions. In addition, he has provided opinions in a variety of coverage questions for property and casualty policies.

A polished professional, Mr. Underdown has over 30 years of experience in insurance and risk management. He has served in public risk management positions with large cities in California and Arizona. In the private sector his experience includes serving as risk manager for large corporations in the areas of: banking; a nationwide private ambulance service; and a leading metropolitan retailer. Bob has served as an expert witness in Cases from Alaska to Florida.

His additional insurance expert experience includes: serving as claims manager for a third-party claims administrator; supervisor for an insurance carrier; structured settlement broker; and life insurance marketing.

A more extensive listing of Mr. Underdown’s experience can be found on his website at

Company Info

The Insurance Archaeologist™

41977 W Baccarat Drive

Maricopa, AZ 85138-3949


(480) 216-1364