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Robert Myers Jr.

Robert H. Myers Jr.

Senior Counsel
Phone: 202.898.0011
Fax: 202.408.5146
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Robert “Skip” Myers is Senior Counsel in the firm's Insurance and Reinsurance Practice. His practice focuses on insurance regulation and corporate matters with an emphasis on captive insurance and alternative risk transfer. Mr. Myers has written, spoken and presented testimony before legislative bodies on various issues, including antitrust regulation, financial services reform, the utilization of interstate compacts, the Liability Risk Retention Act and the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act.

Mr. Myers is chair of the board of the Health Initiative Foundation, which provides grants to healthcare providers in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Mr. Myers has recently managed the creation and operation of numerous captive insurance entities in various domiciles, both domestic and offshore.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a national trade association in the reorganization of an insurance program for members and the creation of a captive insurer.
  • Acted as Special Deputy Commissioner in the rehabilitation/liquidation of several insolvent insurers.
  • Advised an international association on the restructuring of its insurance program for members.
  • Created captive insurers in the aviation, jewelry, education, insurance, healthcare, investment, storage, food and trucking industries.


  • Winner, Global Law Experts, Insurance & Reinsurance Law Firm of the Year in Washington, D.C., 2020
  • Winner, National Risk Retention Association 2019 Karen Cutts Achievement Award
  • Winner, Outstanding Contribution by an Individual, US Captive Review Awards 2017
  • Named, Top 5 in Captive Review’s 2012-2015 Power 50 List of the most influential figures within the captive insurance industry
  • Selected, Best Onshore Law Firm for Captive Insurance – 2012 & 2015 U.S. Captive Service Awards
  • Named, Washington D.C. Super Lawyer 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Selected, Captive Review Hall of Fame, 2016
  • Named, Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers (12th ed.)
  • Recipient, 2014 Industry Service Award, Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA)


  • General Counsel and Board Member, National Risk Retention Association
  • General Counsel, North American Millers Association (NAMA)
  • Chariman of the Board, Healthcare Initiative Foundation
  • Lecturer and Board Member, International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE)
  • Board of Directors and Chair (2002), Federation of Regulatory Counsel
  • Board Member, Captive Insurance Companies Association (CICA)
  • Member, Economic Club of Washington
  • Member, Vermont Captive Insurance Association, Legislative Committee
  • Member, D.C. Captive Insurance Council
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Vice-Chair, 1993-96, Torts and Insurance Practice and Antitrust
    • Chair, 1996-97, Public Regulation of Insurance Committee

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