News Release

​Steve Shappell Joins Alliant Insurance Services

By Alliant

Leading claims and legal expert named Executive Vice President

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Alliant Insurance Services has announced that Steve Shappell has joined Alliant as Executive Vice President, Specialty Claims and Legal. Shappell will provide client advocacy, strategic consulting, and claims resolution options to Alliant’s industry clients across the United States. He will be based in the Denver office.

“Steve is one of the most sought after claims and legal executives within the industry. We are thrilled he will be joining us at Alliant,” said Tom Corbett, Chairman and CEO of Alliant. “Our push to advance our Specialty capabilities on behalf of our clients has never wavered; Steve joining Alliant is proof of that.”

Shappell has more than 28 years of legal and risk management experience as an established claims advisor, specializing in manuscripting policy language, leveraging solutions, and successful claims resolutions. 

“In these challenging times of hardening markets, Specialty Broking has never been more important; it is necessary in order to truly drive innovation and articulate and differentiate risks,” said Shappell. “And Alliant’s national platform, without geographical boundaries, made this role even more attractive.”

Prior to joining Alliant, Shappell was Chief Claims Officer and Legal Advisory Leader at a global insurance brokerage firm, where he oversaw a team that provided legal and claims support on directors and officers liability, fiduciary liability, errors and omissions, employment practices liability, energy, aerospace, construction, and other specialty industries.

Shappell earned his law degree from University of Denver and a bachelor’s degree from University of Colorado at Boulder.

Shappell can be reached at (303) 885-8228 or at