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Name:                                     William A.  McLellan

 

Date of Birth:                         April 4, 1956

 

Home Address:                      5914 Autumn Dogwood Way, Kingwood, Texas  77345

 

Business Address:                 900 Rockmead Drive, Suite 150, Kingwood, Texas  77339

 

Present Position:                    MR & Associates, LLC

                                                President

 

Education:                              Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana

                                                Juris Doctor, 1988

 

                                                U. S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York

                                                Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation, 1978

  

Professional Experience:       MR & Associates, LLC, Kingwood, Texas 77339

President                                                                                              2004-Present

                                                ·     Responsible for company’s management and business development.

·     Direct company’s environmental and marine casualty divisions.

·     Provide expert claims and cost control analysis in pollution events.

  
                                                GAB Robins Environmental & Marine Inc., Kingwood, TX, 77339

President and Chief Executive Officer                                                    1997- 2004

                                                ·     Involved in all aspects of company’s management and business development.

·     Direct company’s claims and financial services divisions.

·     Provide expert consultation/reports on third party claims management and contractor spill response costs.

·     Directed design of company’s cost control program.

 

GAB Robins Environmental, Inc., Kingwood, Texas

                                                Vice President and Operations Manager                                               1995-1997 

                                                ·     Designed company’s claims management system computer program.

                                                ·     Director of company’s on-site claims management operations.

                                                ·     Directed the third party claims response efforts in the March 18,
                                                     1996 and May 26, 1996 Galveston, Texas oil spills.

                                                Turnaboat Services, Ltd., New Orleans, LA, New York, NY, and Stamford, CT.

                                                Pollution Response Director/Senior Claims Analyst                                1991-1995.                                                     

·     Director of company's pollution response efforts.

                                                ·    Designed and authored company's pollution response program under OPA 90.

·     Coordinated response and supervised claims office for 1993 Tampa Bay oil spill.

·     Assisted in the drafting of company's pollution cost management program.

·     Responsible for all aspects of claims handling including monitoring assigned counsel's litigation

     efforts, providing legal analysis and litigation support, conducting investigations, taking statements,

     establishing adequate gross reserves, and negotiating settlements.

                                                
                                                Chaffe, McCall, Phillips, Toler & Sarpy, New Orleans, LA.     

                                                Associate Admiralty and Maritime Litigation Attorney, Law Clerk   1987-1991

                                               

                                                                ·     Concentrations included collision, personal injury, cargo matters, and pollution response.

                                                Ocean Going Vessel Service

                                                Navigation/Deck 1978-86
                                   
                                                ·      Sailed as a Third and Second officer on supertankers, Ro-Ro's, chemical carriers, and break
                                                       bulk vessels.  The vessels were operated by Interocean Management Corp., Philadelphia, PA, 
                                                       and Bay Tankers, New York, NY; and Cove Shipping Co., New York, NY.

Professional Memberships:  Maritime Law Association of the United States.  Average Adjusters of the United States.  Louisiana

                                                and Federal Bar Associations.  Society of Environmental Insurance Professionals. 

 

Publications:                           SGS Magazine, December 1997.  Two articles: It Takes Experts to Contain Costs in

                                                Lovely Louisiana’s Marshes, and Helping Keep San Francisco’s Bay and Boats Beautiful, pgs. 24-26.l

 

                                                International Oil Spill Conference, March 1999.  Poster Presentation and Article: Tracking Your

                                                Spill Response Dollars From OSRO contract to Invoice Review.

 

                                                Environmental Risk Resources Association, Summer 2003 Newsletter: Keeping Cleanup Costs Palatable.

 

Lectures:                                Mr. McLellan has given numerous lectures at seminars, mock spill drills, and conferences relative to

                                                third party claims management in casualties involving high claims volume and controlling costs during cleanup responses.

 

Houston Area Office:  William A. McLellan, 900 Rockmead Drive, Ste. 150, Kingwood, TX 77339
                               Tel.: (281) 359-5900, ext. 204  Fax: (281) 359-5980   Email: wamclellan@mra21.com
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Boise Office: Tod D. Rasmussen, 010 West Main Street, Ste. 232, Boise, ID 83702
                   Tel.: (208) 658-6106  Fax: (208) 658-6106  Email: trasmussen@mra21.com