Dorothy (“Dottie”) Marie Arimond, Esquire is a Philadelphia lawyer, executive, and community leader. She graduated with honors from both Marquette University and Temple University School of Law. She is currently Assistant Vice President at Brandywine Group of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies, a division of ACE North America. Ms. Arimond also currently serves as President of Board of Directors of the Avalon Condominiums (a 51-unit seashore condominium, including commercial unit/restaurant), President of the Marquette University Alumni Club of Greater Philadelphia, and active member of the Executive Committee of the Temple Law Alumni Association and the Annual Benefit Reception Committee for the Support Center for Child Advocates. She is admitted to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, New Jersey Supreme Court, and United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Ms. Arimond began her legal career as an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department of White and Williams, a major law firm based in Philadelphia. She also handled civil rights, white collar criminal defense, antitrust, real estate, casualty, and other litigation at the prior law firm of Rutter, Turner, Solomon and DiPiero. After gaining valuable experience in private practice, she moved in-house to CIGNA, then ACE USA (which took over her division at CIGNA), then Resolute Management Inc.–Mid-Atlantic Division (which took over her division at ACE USA), and then ACE North America (which took back her division). During that time, she was promoted several times to her current position. At ACE North America, she manages, directs, litigates, oversees, budgets, forecasts, predicts, strategizes, mediates, negotiates, authorizes, settles, and resolves major highly complex, multi-million dollar litigation, including high volume and high severity environmental, asbestos, lead paint, other long-term, and mass tort cases and insurance coverage cases with outside attorneys, consultants, and other entities across the country. At Temple Law School, Ms. Arimond was selected for the Honors Federal Judicial Clerkship clinical program with the Honorable Raymond Broderick of the United States District for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the recipient of the Women’s Auxiliary Scholarship, academic scholarships, Best Paper and American Jurisprudence Award in Political and Civil Rights, Outstanding Performance in Legal Research, Writing, and Advocacy, Family Law, and Dean’s List. She was a published member of the Temple Law Review, with the publication, “Criminal Procedure – Application of Exclusionary Rule to Violations of Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure – Commonwealth v. Mason,” Temple Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 2 (1986). She was elected and served as Class Officer and Delegate on the Student Bar Association in all three years, was editor of the Temple Law School Yearbook, and served as President of St. Thomas More Society. At Marquette University, Ms. Arimond majored in Business Administration with a Marketing specialty and French. She was the recipient of Student Leadership Awards, Service Awards, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (2 years), 3 National Honor Societies [Beta Gamma Sigma (Business); Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit); Pi Delta Phi (French)], First Place in the Small Business Administration competition, Dean’s List, and Academic Scholarships. She held leadership positions, including All-University Student Council, Programming Board, College of Business Administration Student Council, and College of Liberal Arts Student Council, Resident Advisor for 2 years (for residence hall with 350 women), President of Dorm Council (for residence hall with 420 women), Dean’s List, Executive Board Member and Officer of Pre-Law Society, Officer of Alpha Sigma Nu, and reporter for the University’s Television Station. After graduating from Marquette University and prior to attending law school, Ms. Arimond moved to Rome, Italy and worked as International Resident Assistant and Director of Student Activities at Loyola University of Chicago’s John Felice Rome Center, the University’s study abroad program in Rome, Italy. She arrived at the Rome Center, sight unseen, immersed herself in the culture and the area, and assisted American students in all aspects of student life and the student residence hall. Her responsibilities included organizing and administering services, programs, and trips in Italy and throughout Europe, counseling and advising 200 students from many American universities each semester, running the residence hall, and acting as a leader and team member with other staff persons and as liaison between students and administration. During her career, Ms. Arimond’s professional and community activities include Pennsylvania State Futures Commission on Justice in the 21st Century and its Access to Justice Task Force and the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Business/Commerce Court Task Force, Legislative Liaison Committee, Elected Committee Member of the Young Lawyers Division (Chair, Luncheon Forums; Chair, YLD Annual Meetings; Co-Chair, Social Committee; Editor, Legal Handbook for High School Students; Contributor, Attorneys’ Quality of Life Forum and Report; Law Firm/Corporation Liaison; Long-Term Planning Committee and Report), for which she received Outstanding and Dedicated Service Recognition and Distinguished Volunteer Service Awards. She has been committed to the Support Center for Child Advocates for over 27 years in various capacities, including Board of Directors (6-year limit), Officer, Volunteer Lawyer, and Annual Benefit Reception Fundraising Committee. She has served as a volunteer lawyer for the Philadelphia Volunteer for the Indigent Program (VIP), CIGNA representative, volunteer, and member of the $1,000 Circle for the March of Dimes, Arbitrator for the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, the Avalon Condominiums’ Board of Directors (6 years as President; 2 years as Vice President), Penn’s Landing Square Condominiums’ elected Board Member and Officer, President of the Marquette University Alumni Club of Greater Philadelphia (over 7 years), Temple Law Alumni Association’s Executive Committee (over 10 years, including elected Board Member, Officer, Long-Range Planning Committee, Women’s Initiative Committee, and Law Day Co-Chair), and is a member of the Fearless Women’s Network. Ms. Arimond is married and resides with her husband in Wayne, Pennsylvania, and is an aunt and godmother to twenty nieces, nephews, and goddaughters. Her special interests include social justice, international travel, French, and Italian.