Team

Our Team

 

UNPARALLELED EXPERTISE IN THE INSURANCE & LEGAL INDUSTRIES

Arcina Risk Group is composed of top-notch insurance and legal talent with decades of experience from well-known insurance companies, third party claims administrators, insurance brokerages and law firms.

Our breadth and depth of expertise can complement existing legal and insurance brokerage relationships or we can function as an extension of your risk management department. We are nimble, focused and deliver results. Advocating for your bottom line is a cornerstone of our core values.

Richard A. Janisch

Founder/Principal

Los Angeles

213.234.9575

rjanisch@arcinarisk.com

 

Richard A. Janisch is the founding principal of Arcina Risk Group LLC and has built the company into one of the leading insurance archaeology and claims advocacy firms. A licensed attorney, he has more than three decades of experience in the legal, insurance and risk consulting industry.

Mark Hatley

Senior Managing Consultant

Seattle

646.248.1956

mhatley@arcinarisk.com

 

Mark Hatley, Arcina’s insurance archaeology practice leader, has earned the reputation as one of the leading insurance archaeologists in the industry. With more than 25 years of experience, Mark has handled hundreds of investigations for Fortune 1000 and middle market companies across a variety of industries.


Alan Freisleben  

Managing Consultant

Irvine

949.429.6475

afreisleben@arcinarisk.com

 

Alan Freisleben has over 30 years of experience handling all aspects of dispute resolution including trials, appeals, mediations and arbitrations. He has particular expertise in insurance law, errors and omissions litigation, the defense of holding companies from claims of institutional bad faith, alter ego and joint enterprise liability as well as breach of fiduciary duties.

Daina O. Petronis

Managing Consultant

Los Angeles

213.232.3839

dpetronis@arcinarisk.com

 

Daina Petronis has more than 25 years of professional services marketing experience and oversees Arcina’s marketing, business development and operations functions. A results-producing B2B marketing executive, she enjoys building things - teams, departments, programs and processes - to help companies grow. Daina launched Arcina’s brand identity in 2009. Prior to returning to the firm in 2016, she was a marketing director with the global law firm Sidley Austin LLP overseeing four California offices.

Michael M. Salem

Senior Consultant – Complex Claims

Los Angeles

213.232.0130

msalem@arcinarisk.com

 

Michael Salem has more than ten years of experience handling insurance coverage and coverage litigation matters in the areas of intellectual property, professional liability, toxic torts, construction defects and clergy sexual abuse.

Jonathan Humiston

Consultant - Archaeology and Complex Claims

Los Angeles

213.232.0133

jhumiston@arcinarisk.com

 

Jonathan Humiston delivers specialized expertise in complex claims management, advocacy and insurance archaeology to both insurers, public entity and Fortune 1000 companies. He has built relationships with insurers which has resulted in efficient and successful claims administration for clients from a variety of industries both domestically and internationally.

Brad Weise

Senior Consultant - Archaeology and Complex Claims

Seattle

T 425.590.9565

bweise@arcinarisk.com

 

Brad Weise, a licensed attorney in both California and Washington, is a founding member of Arcina and brings particular expertise with subrogation and complex claims recovery.

Maria Magalona

Consultant – Complex Claims

Las Vegas

702.339.6335

mmagalona@arcinarisk.com

 

Maria Magalona is a seasoned claims specialist responsible for overseeing claims programs for various clients. She monitors losses, maintains strict records, calculates allocations, tracks expenses, claim trends and impairment data. Maria also prepares claims notifications to insurance carriers on behalf of clients and processes annual status reports to both the clients and insurers. 

Nicholas Early

Consultant – Complex Claims

Los Angeles

213.232.0185

nearly@arcinarisk.com

 

Nick Early specializes in complex claims management and advocacy for Fortune 1000 companies. He has particular expertise handling asbestos claims within the automotive industry and has developed a keen understanding on how to manage handle the client, insurer and defense counsel relationship to achieve optimum results.

Gordon McKay

Senior Consultant - Complex Claims and Reinsurance

Chicago

312.587.9946

gmckay@arcinarisk.com

 

Gordon McKay is a seasoned risk professional with deep knowledge of the London insurance marketplace and claims handling. He joined Arcina in 2009 and has consulted with clients on mass tort complex claims and the aspects requiring London expertise.

Gary Hoffman

Consultant - Archaeology

Los Angeles

323.854.3757

ghoffman@arcinarisk.com

 

Gary Hoffman has spent nearly 30 years as a licensed private investigator specializing in complex business investigations including insurance archaeology, corporate due diligence, real estate and environmental investigations. 

Bernie Harrington

Consultant – Complex Claims

Los Angeles

bharrington@arcinarisk.com

 

Bernie Harrington brings decades of experience in claims administration, risk identification and analysis, evaluation of risk financing options, and design of loss control techniques.  

Michael Marshall

Consultant – Complex Claims

Miami

mmarshall@arcinarisk.com

 

Michael Marshall has worked with multiple self-insured and insured Fortune 500 employers in conducting operational assessments of their claims management programs, internal processes and procedures, departmental structure, litigation management, claim closure initiatives, and quantifiable audits.

Deborah Weise

Consultant – Complex Claims

Seattle

425.580.9386

dweise@arcinarisk.com

 

Deborah Weise has nearly 30 years of legal administration experience working with law firms and insurance companies throughout California and Washington. She interfaces with insurance companies to ensure accurate reimbursements on behalf of clients. Deborah provides support with claims administration and archaeology engagements as well as overseeing audits. 


Frecie Ravago

Senior Claims Specialist

Los Angeles

 

fravago@arcinarisk.com

 

Frecie Ravago is a licensed fire and casualty broker and experienced claims coordinator. She reviews complex and asbestos claims for noticing to various insurance carriers as well as processing defense costs and indemnity payments for submission to carriers on behalf of multi-national companies.

Enrica “Ritchie” Lee

Claims Specialist

Los Angeles

elee@arcinarisk.com

 

Ritchie Lee has more than 30 years of experience in claims administration. She is instrumental in preparing claims notifications for asbestos as well as workers compensation to insurance carriers on behalf of clients.  


Detris Davis

Office Administrator

213.232.3812

ddavis@arcinarisk.com