President, Amaxx Risk Solutions, Inc.
Rebecca Shafer is an attorney and risk consultant specializing in workers’ compensation cost containment. For over 25 years, she has helped companies reduce workers’ compensation costs. She is the author of Workers Compensation Management Program: Reduce Costs 20% to 50%
Rebecca developed and patented the first automated, web-based workers’ compensation cost containment best practice assessment system and founded the Workers Compensation Resource Center at LowerWC.com, a resource for employers with high workers compensation costs.
Formerly with Marsh & McLennan, Rebecca developed the consulting program, trained consulting staff in injury management techniques, monitored workers’ compensation consulting projects, and worked directly with companies of all sizes. As CEO of AON’s workers’ compensation consulting unit, she developed Comp Camp, an IACET-credentialed educational facility that taught companies how to control workers’ compensation costs. She has helped integrate workers’ compensation cost containment into marketing strategies for middle market and risk management accounts, and participated in product development teams.
Rebecca’s articles have been published in The New York Times and many industry publications.
In 2011, she was selected by Lexis Nexis for the Notable Person Award for her work to bridge the gap between risk managers and lawyers. Her blog was selected by Risk & Insurance Management Society as one of The Top 10 Industry Blogs in 2011 and by Lexis Nexis Workers Compensation Law Practice as one of Top 25 Blogs for 5 consecutive years.
Rebecca serves on the Executive Committee of Larson’s LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Practice Board, and is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and New Hampshire.