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Employee Spotlight: Theresa A. Guertin

Theresa Guertin is one of the SDV Northeast partners, and very involved in our office activites including being the head of our Philanthropic commitee and Co-chair of the Risk Transfer Practice Group.. 

Q: Where are you from? (born/grew up)

    A. Waterbury, Connecticut. I still live there – although if you asked my 16-year-old self, that would be horrifying news!

Q: What do you like most about your job? 

   A. The opportunity to work on complex and interesting contractual interpretation issues with risk managers and brokers from around the country.

Q: What is your favorite part of being a part of the SDV team?

   A. The collaborative environment. Everyone here is always willing to brainstorm with you and hash out tricky concepts and ideas.

Q: Greatest accomplishment?

   A. Arguing before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. We didn’t win the appeal, but it was still an amazing experience. 

Q: Do you have any hobbies outside of work?

   A. I love to read books about history (mostly American but also medieval history) and play video games.

Q: Biggest pet peeve? 

  A. People who e-mail you and then ask, “did you see my e-mail?”

Q: If you could, what would you tell yourself in high school?

  A. Don’t be afraid to accept yourself for who you really are inside.

Q: What are you most grateful for?

My supportive family. Without them, I would not be able to be as successful as I am. 

Q: What do you do in your spare time? 

I don’t have much spare time, but I do enjoy attending yoga classes and making jam!


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