Farmers Names Ex-Barger & Wolen Partner As New GC

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT) -- Farmers Group Inc. said Wednesday it has named the former chairman of Barger & Wolen LLP’s executive committee as its new general counsel.

Steven Weinstein, who was a partner at Barger & Wolen and worked in the insurance and litigation practice areas, is replacing Frank Ceglar, a 36-year veteran of Farmers, who the company said has retired.

Farmers said Weinstein will oversee the company’s legal department, including its litigation team, in addition to providing legal guidance to the enterprise and its leadership.    

“Farmers is pleased to...
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