Linda S. Lin
Linda is currently Vice President, Assistant General Counsel at QBE North America (QBE) where she is the legal advisor for the QBE’s Specialty Division and Excess & Surplus Lines business. QBE’s Specialty Division includes management and professional liability, accident & health, trade credit, surety, aviation, inland marine, healthcare and the Specialty Program business. Prior to joining QBE, Linda served as Senior Complex Claims Director at Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI), where she supported BHSI with respect to management, professional, employment practices, fiduciary, fidelity and cyber liability matters. Linda began her career in the insurance industry at Liberty International Underwriters (LIU) in management liability claims. Prior to LIU, Linda was a litigation associate at the law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. She also served as law clerk to the Hon. Dora L. Irizarry, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. Linda received her B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Law with honors from Binghamton University and her Juris Doctorate cum laude from Brooklyn Law School, where she was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.
Linda is a past president of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) and currently serves as the co-chair of its Advisory and Judiciary Committees. In 2011, Linda was appointed by the New York City Council as a Commissioner on the New York City Districting Commission and tasked with redrawing the City’s Councilmatic district lines. Linda is a founder of the law school division of the Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program (formerly known as the Joint Minority Bar Judicial Internship Program). Linda also received the Best Lawyers Under 40 award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association in 2016.