Marleen Smethurst serves Hamlin & Burton as Senior Vice President of Claims and Client Relations. She began her professional liability claims management career with St. Paul Insurance Company in 1985, where she handled medical, dental and legal malpractice claims. Thereafter, as Director of Major Case Liability at St. Paul Travelers, Ms. Smethurst managed and mediated professional liability claims on a national level, to include "bad baby", psychiatric, physician, nursing, large healthcare system and long-term care claims. Prior to joining Hamlin & Burton in 2011, Ms. Smethurst was a Second Vice President with Travelers Insurance Company in its Complex General Liability Litigation Department. There, she managed high exposure General Liability claims, including Product Liability and sexual molestation matters, both domestically and in Canada.