Lynn O’Leary, Chief Operations Officer, Specialty Solutions

Lynn O’Leary is the Chief Operations Officer of OneBeacon Insurance Group. In this capacity, she oversees the company’s various service divisions including HR, Legal, Marketing & Communications, Operations and Real Estate, reporting to Mike Miller, President of U.S. and Intact Specialty Solutions.


Lynn joined OneBeacon in 2012 as Associate General Counsel. She was the lead attorney for the business groups and managed the product development and state filings team. Her role included providing legal support in the form of business regulatory and compliance oversight, as well as review of contracts, internal and external communications and producer agreements. She was named OneBeacon’s General Counsel in September 2017, accountable for all Legal Department matters, and was promoted to her current executive position in December 2018.


Over her 24 years in the legal profession, Lynn has spent the past 17 years focused on the insurance industry. Prior to joining OneBeacon, she served as Senior Counsel in the Claims and Legal Departments at Travelers. She began her legal career in private practice, spending seven years with the Sieben Polk Law Firm, specializing in complex civil litigation. She also served for one year as judicial law clerk to former Chief Justice Edward Lynch in the 1st Judicial District.


Lynn received her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law, and her BA in Political Science and Slavic Languages from Lawrence University.