Litigation Economic & Forensic Consulting Group LLC

Litigation Economic & Forensic Consulting Group LLC

Key Coleman, CPA, CFA, CPCU, ARe

Serving Clients Nationwide from Greater Philadelphia

About the Expert

Key Coleman is Executive Director and Founder of Litigation Economic & Forensic Consulting Group LLC. While Key's firm is located in Greater Philadelphia, his practice is nationwide. Key analyzes insurance and reinsurance disputes from a financial and economic perspective and has over 30 years of experience. He is often engaged as an expert witness to assess damages in these matters. His clients have included insurance companies, reinsurers, insureds, agents/brokers and attorneys. Key began his insurance career with a reinsurance carrier and has experience in both treaty and facultative reinsurance.

Areas of Expertise

Insurance Economic Damages
Force Placed Insurance
Insurance - Property Casualty
Insurance Damages
Insurance Disputes
Insurance Forensic Accounting
Managing General Agency Mga

Expert's Profile

Key is an economic damages expert and has numerous areas of expertise. His experience includes post-acquisition purchase price disputes, employment, healthcare, intellectual property, manufacturing, oil & gas, financial services, retail, various business breakups and insurance.

Key has an extensive background and expertise in damages analysis in the insurance and reinsurance industry. His specialties in this area include: An abbreviated list of his insurance economic damages specialties would include:

• Accounting analysis (Statutory and GAAP)
• Agencies and Brokers E&O
• Claims analysis
• Forensic Accounting and
• Insurance Investigations (including MGA and TPA inspections)
• Managing General Agencies (MGAs)
• Regulatory issues
• Reinsurance matters
• Run-off and Insolvency analysis
• Third Party Administrators (TPAs)
• Underwriting analysis
• Workers’ Compensation

While Key began his career in insurance underwriting and operations at the company level, he later transitioned to a Big Four accounting firm where he focused on insurance clients and rose to the level of partner.

By understanding the inner workings of insurance companies (including the disciplines of accounting, claims, underwriting and reinsurance) as well as the workings of their service providers (agents, brokers, managing general agencies (MGAs) and third party administrators (TPAs)), Key is uniquely able to provide special insights to his clients.

Key is a CPA licensed in Pennsylvania, a CFA charterholder, a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe). In addition, he has an MBA in Finance and a BA in Economics. Key is a prolific writer and speaker on issues impacting the insurance industry and is often quoted in the insurance industry trade press. In 2017, Key was interviewed by A. M. Best TV.

Personal Achievements


  • MBA in Finance - Emory University, BA in Economics - University of the South, Graduate level accounting courses - UCLA Extension


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Reinsurance (ARe)


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), ARIAS – Member, CFA Institute, CFA Society of Chicago, CPCU Society

Listed in the Following States

Litigation Economic & Forensic Consulting Group LLC is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).