Steve Shappell

Chief Legal Officer


Steve provides legal support to JLT Specialty and related JLT entities.  He also provides support on Directorsand OfficersLiability, Fiduciary Liability, Errors and Omissions, Employment Practices, Energy, Aerospace, Construction, and other JLT Specialty matters. Additionally, Steve is the National D&O Product Leader. Steve assists clients and the JLT network with litigation, claims, coverage, risk assessment, risk management, and brokerage issues.

Steve has over 28 years of experience in the insurance industry, most of which involved litigation of complex insurance issues. Prior to joining JLT, Steve was the Managing Director of Aon’s Financial Services Group, Global Legal & Claims Practice for 16 years. Prior to that, Steve served as counsel in the CIGNA House Counsel operation and was in private practice with a prominent Denver law firm, specializing in insurance-related matters.

Steve is a frequent author and lecturer related to insurance specialty and management liability matters.

Steve earned a Bachelor degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver.