Insurance Law Practice | McDermott Insurance Lawyers



Insurance industry players face a myriad of legal, regulatory and business challenges, especially given the sector’s complexity and rapid evolution. To successfully tackle these challenges, you need legal advisors who understand the market—where it’s been and where it’s going—and have front-line experience advising on a broad range of legal issues unique to insurance.

Our cross-border insurance team includes more than 40 lawyers with decades of experience providing unmatched advice on a broad range of transactional, regulatory and contentious matters. Because we’ve seen it all, our clients view us as knowledgeable and trusted industry advisors. Accessing our network, we help clients develop groundbreaking products and leverage private equity, venture capital and other commercial opportunities and relationships to their advantage. We also defend against bet-the-company claims, disputes and multistate regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. Our team understands the market and deploys front-line experience to deliver seamless, full-service advice no matter where you do business.

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  • Represented a property and casualty insurance firm with eight subsidiary businesses and almost 400 professionals, in its sale to a subsidiary of a Chicago-based financial technology business
  • Represented an investment banking company on the insurance transactional and regulatory aspects of an insurance company’s $3.4 billion capital raise with a $3 billion senior preferred stock transaction and a $454 million junior preferred investment by a separate consortium
  • Represented an international specialty insurer and reinsurer on its investment in and partnership with a Texas-based specialty (re)insurance intermediary and alternative asset advisory firm, an investment in insurance technology company, as well as its formation of and investment in an insurance underwriting company

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