Dagar, Bina

Bina T. Dagar

Bina T. Dagar is a consummate arbitrator and mediator frequently arbitrating disputes for insurance and reinsurance companies and fees disputes between attorneys and clients. She also serves as a consultant and expert witness relating to insurance industry practice, warranties, and misrepresentations, and other reinsurance underwriting issues. With more than two decades working in the insurance industry at Everest Reinsurance Company (formerly Prudential Re), SCOR Reinsurance Company, and CIGNA International (now ACE), Ms. Dagar has developed extensive experience with commercial coverage disputes including property and catastrophe reinsurance, general liability, political risk, products recall, workplace violence, professional liability, and misrepresentation or omission. She also focuses on reinsurance underwriting. Ms. Dagar utilizes her business acumen from over 25 years in the industry to facilitate resolution by helping parties see beyond obstacles and exploring options to reach construction solutions.


  • Panel Mediator, at Agency for Dispute Resolution (2015-Present)
  • Insurance/Reinsurance and Commercial Arbitrator and Mediator (Present)
  • Ameya Consulting, LLC (Present)
  • Everest Reinsurance Company (formerly Prudential Re) (1993-2001)
  • SCOR Reinsurance Company (1989-1993)
  • CIGNA International (now Ace) (1984-1989)
  • Professional Reinsurance Certification from the College of Insurance / St. John’s University.
  • B.A. at University of Pennsylvania
  • Member and Certified Arbitrator with ARIAS-U.S.
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (MCIArb)
  • Member/Chair of the Board of Directors of the Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW) (2006-present)
  • Member of ARIAS-U.S. International Committee
  • Member of the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Runoff Companies (AIRROC) Publications Committee
  • Member of U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB), an affiliate of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • Member of New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (NJAPM)
  • New Jersey Court-approved as a R. 1:40 Qualified Mediator
  • CPR Panels of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Sandy Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs for AAA and Ken Feinberg
Recent Publications
  • Managing The Rising Tide of Claims Journal of Reinsurance, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Intermediaries & Reinsurance Underwriters Association, 2009)
  • The Reinsurance Underwriting Audit: An Essential Process Journal of Reinsurance, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Intermediaries & Reinsurance Underwriters Association, 2007)
  • The Reinsurance Underwriting Audit: An Essential Process RISE, Vol. 24, Number 1 (CPCU Society 2006)
  • Perspective: Audits can Provide Reinsurers an Edge in a Complex Market Business Insurance, Industry Focus (2005)
  • Terrorism: A Global Perspective Mealey’s Litigation Report: Reinsurance (2004)
Recent Speaking Engagements
  • 2011 - Speaker at Harris Martin Reinsurance Summit
  • 2010 - Faculty at Robert W. Strain’s Reinsurance and Contact Wording Training Course
  • 2008 - Speaker, Reinsurance Law Program, Practicing Law Institute (PLI)
  • 2008 - Speaker, Ethics in Arbitration, American Bar Association Conference
  • 2005, 2006, 2012 - Speaker and Moderator, Current Arbitration Issues, ARIAS Arbitrators Conferences
  • 2004, 2005 - Speaker at Roundtable on Reinsurance Arbitration, American Conference Institute

“Mediation is about empowering the parties to reach constructive solutions to their differences. I use my business acumen gained over 25 years to facilitate parties in seeing beyond obstacles and exploring options.”

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Case Manager
Michele T. Pfeiffer