St. Louis, Mo., July 7, 2017 – Keystone Mutual Insurance Company, a Missouri-based medical malpractice carrier, has appointed David von Gontard as the company’s General Counsel. In this position, von Gontard will be responsible for the legal affairs of the company and its affiliates, including claims management.
“We seek out the best to represent Keystone Mutual and its policyholders,” said Jim Bowlin, CEO of Keystone Mutual Insurance. “David will be an essential part of the team and his reputation in the community assures us that his contributions will support the ongoing efforts of the team and our policyholders.
Prior to Keystone Mutual, von Gontard has practiced law in the St. Louis, Missouri area for over 15 years. His successful career has allotted him the opportunity to spearhead cases in the Eastern and Western District Missouri Court of Appeals, as well as in the Supreme Court of Missouri.
In addition, von Gontard worked extensively with two other medical professional liability insurers and the Missouri Department of Insurance. He holds a Bachelor’s in economics from Vanderbilt University and Juris Doctor from Washington University in St. Louis.
About Keystone Mutual Insurance
Keystone Mutual is the first Missouri-based medical professional liability insurance company to provide cash rewards to loyal policyholders in good standing upon retirement, death or disability, and is the only insurer approved by the St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society. The company provides unmatched benefits to doctors, with an individualized focus that provides an outstanding policyholder experience. For more information, visit www.keystonemutual.com.