Beecher Carlson Welcomes Joe Ehrlich as National Practice Leader for Private Equity, Family Office, and M&A

January 06, 2020

ATLANTA (January 6, 2020) – Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, LLC (“Beecher Carlson”), a specialized large account insurance broker, announces the appointment of Joe Ehrlich as Beecher Carlson’s National Practice Leader for Private Equity, Family Office, and M&A. Ehrlich will report to Bill Daly, Chief Operating Officer, and will work out of Beecher Carlson’s New York office.

Ehrlich specializes in insurance products and solutions for private equity firms, family offices, and other investors, individuals, and companies. The new practice will leverage the existing capabilities and deep expertise of Beecher Carlson.

“We are very excited to expand and enhance our capabilities, as they relate to private equity, family offices, and our clients’ need for solutions that facilitate M&A activity,” stated Joe Siech, Chief Executive Officer of Beecher Carlson. “Joe’s professional background makes him the ideal person to deliver these services and solutions to meet our clients’ growing business needs.”

“We are excited to welcome Joe to the Beecher Carlson team,” said Daly. “With his experience in complex private equity transactions, Joe will be a tremendous benefit to our clients. As a specialized and experienced lawyer, he will help take Beecher Carlson’s M&A practice to the next level.”

Ehrlich commented that he is thrilled to join Beecher Carlson and lead the Private Equity, Family Office, and M&A practice group. “I firmly believe that the capabilities and expertise of Beecher Carlson will greatly enhance our ability to provide innovative, tailored risk management solutions to our clients.”

Prior to joining Beecher Carlson, Ehrlich was the President of the Owens Group, where he primarily focused on private equity, family office, and M&A insurance solutions. Prior to joining the Owens Group, Ehrlich practiced corporate private equity and M&A law at O’Melveny & Myers LLP and its predecessor, O’Sullivan Graev & Karabell LLP.

Ehrlich holds a Bachelor of Arts in Classics from Columbia University, and he received his Juris Doctor degree from New York University’s School of Law. He serves on the Columbia University School of General Studies’ Board of Visitors, and he is the Chair of the Columbia University’s Benefits Committee. Ehrlich is a member of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) and also several other committees within the organization. He is a member of the board of trustees for the Saint Anthony Hall of New York and the board of directors of the Columbia University Club of New York. Ehrlich is also a member and the immediate past president of the NYU Law Alumni Association Board and frequently presents to professional groups and organizations on insurance related topics.

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