Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary
Brett serves as General Counsel for People’s Trust Insurance Company and its four affiliates. A member of the Senior Management team, Brett provides legal counsel for all company matters and serves as the administrator to the Board of Directors for procedures and required documentation.
He maintains a point position on all regulatory matters, negotiates and drafts contracts, leases, licenses, disclosure agreements, employment contracts and other legal documents. He anticipates and safeguards against legal risks facing each of the companies and directs policy and position on legal issues.
Brett manages the in-house legal department that handles the property insurance claims and liaisons with outside counsel retained to handle specialized claims actions.
Prior to his tenure with People’s Trust, Brett was in private practice representing property insurers in first and third party claims, and adjusters and employer representatives in worker compensation and general liability matters. Other areas of private practice included government land development, local use planning and zoning issues.
Brett received his BS in Public Health from Indiana University-Bloomington, School of Political and Environmental Affairs and his JD from the University of Toledo College of Law where he was a Reinberger Honors Program Prosecutorial Fellow.