Sarah D. Katz Downey
Sarah is the Lockton Financial Services Claims Leader and Blockchain Advisory Leader. As the Blockchain Advisory Leader, she is focused on positioning Lockton as a trusted advisor, thought leader and solution developer for insuring blockchain and digital asset companies and the risks they face. Lockton has successfully placed coverage for a number of blockchain companies including trading platforms, lenders, decentralized finance companies, mining companies, wallet providers, market makers, liquidity providers, investment managers, asset managers, private equity/venture capital firms, custodians, payment platforms, blockchain technology incubators and others. As the LFS Claims Leader, she is responsible for developing and implementing Lockton’s national strategy with respect to complex claims overall and with regard to the interaction with colleagues, clients and prospects. She also leads Lockton’s efforts in the creation and delivery of claims-related content for internal and external distribution and often speaks externally on matters relevant to the D&O and other financial and professional lines industries.