Prior to joining Deloitte Ron spent over ten years with the Vienna-based law firm Wolf Theiss, practicing, managing and building/restructuring teams and businesses in Zagreb, Prague, Kyiv and Warsaw. Before that he spent several years as the General Counsel of Argo Group, a Bermuda-based, listed international insurer and reinsurer. Ron also had a 30 year career with the international law firm Mayer Brown.
At both Wolf Theiss and Mayer Brown, in addition to management responsibilities, Ron was a hands-on practitioner leading teams on public and private offerings, international M&A (including Asian and technology driven deals), projects (including natural resource extraction, pipelines and other traditional and renewable energy infrastructure matters), financings (unsecured, secured, structured and securitizations), litigation/arbitrations and senior executive employment negotiations/arrangements. As the General Counsel of Argo Limited, Ron’s responsibilities included SEC reporting, domestic and international M&A (including the addition of a Lloyd’s syndicate), across-the-board compliance (including insurance regulatory), the entire litigation portfolio (including claims) and the review/implementation of emerging technologies.
Ron is admitted to the bar in Indiana, Illinois and New York (USA). He has been authorized to practice international law in Croatia and is currently a Foreign Registered Lawyer in the Czech Republic and Poland.