Randi Ellias focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, including complex insurance coverage disputes and reinsurance matters. She has handled matters concerning allegations of nondisclosure and misrepresentation, treaty interpretation, ownership of common account reinsurance, direct access to reinsurance proceeds by policyholders, number of occurrences, contractual and statutory obligations regarding security, and compliance with actuarial standards of practice. Randi also counsels clients on coverage issues, claims handling, and contract wording issues, including the drafting of settlement agreements and commutation agreements.
She was named a leader in insurance law in The Best Lawyers in America (2016 and 2017). She is a co-founder of Butler Rubin's Women in Reinsurance organization and she is a member of the Publication Committee of AIRROC Matters. She has spoken at AIRROC meetings and the Women in Insurance Leadership Forum.
Randi began working with Butler Rubin as a summer associate in 1994, clerked for the firm in 1995 and joined as an associate in 1996.
She graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Franklin & Marshall College, and received her J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law, where she served as Note and Comment Editor on the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.