SOURCE: The Doctors Company

August 18, 2008 14:31 ET

The Doctors Company Appoints Guy Rounsaville Jr. as General Counsel

NAPA, CA--(Marketwire - August 18, 2008) - The Doctors Company, the largest national insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability in the U.S., is pleased to announce that Guy Rounsaville Jr. has been appointed to the position of general counsel effective August 25, 2008.

Bringing more than 25 years of general counsel experience at Fortune 100 companies to The Doctors Company, Mr. Rounsaville will be responsible for leading the company's Legal Department.

"We are excited to welcome Mr. Rounsaville and look forward to his contributions in continuing to make The Doctors Company the preferred carrier for physicians," said Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO of The Doctors Company. "His wealth of business expertise on legislative, regulatory, acquisition, and governance matters will be a tremendous asset for our company and member physicians."

Most recently, Mr. Rounsaville served as the executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary at La Salle Bank Corporation. Prior to joining La Salle Bank, he was an executive vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary, and executive diversity committee officer at Visa International. Mr. Rounsaville also worked at Wells Fargo & Company for 29 years serving as the general counsel and corporate secretary for 21 years.

Mr. Rounsaville is also a leader in workplace diversity as he helped to co-found the California Minority Counsel Program, which has enlisted corporations to increase opportunities for minority lawyers. Mr. Rounsaville received his J.D. from Hastings College of the Law and B.A. from Stanford University.

About The Doctors Company

Founded by doctors for doctors in 1976, The Doctors Company (www.thedoctors.com) is relentlessly committed to advancing, protecting, and rewarding the practice of good medicine. The Doctors Company is the largest national insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability in the U.S. with 43,000 physician members, $3 billion in assets, an A rating by Fitch Ratings, and an A- rating by A.M. Best Company.

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