Insurance industry players face legal, regulatory and business challenges, especially given the sector’s complexity and recent, rapid evolution. To successfully tackle these challenges, clients need a legal advisor that understands the market – where it’s been and where it’s going – and has front-line experience advising on a broad range of legal issues unique to insurance.

McDermott’s Insurance team has 35+ years of experience providing advice across a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters and dispute resolution. Because we’ve “seen it all,” we often act as industry consultants; we help clients develop groundbreaking insurance and reinsurance products, leverage private equity and venture capital opportunities, structure acquisitions for optimal tax benefits and defend against “bet the company” claims, disputes and multi-state regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. Our cross-border team of 40+  lawyers includes practitioners from several practice areas – Transactions, Regulatory Litigation, Tax and Privacy –to deliver seamless, one-stop shop advice to our clients, no matter where they do business.

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  • Represented Aon plc, as special regulatory counsel, in the sale of its technology-enabled benefits and cloud-based HR service platform to Blackstone for roughly $4.8 billion*
  • Represented Coverys Group, one of the largest medical professional liability insurance and service providers in the US, in its acquisition of Randall & Quilter Managing Agency Ltd., a fully authorized Lloyd’s managing agency*
  • Represented Topa Equities on the sale of Topa Insurance Group to Altamont Capital Partners (subject to customary closing conditions, including required regulatory approvals)*

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Insights & Events / Media

On the Subject / March 11, 2021

The Insurer / InsurerTV / February 2021

On the Subject / February 23, 2021

On the Subject / February 16, 2021

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance / December 14, 2020

New York Law Journal / December 11, 2020

Insurtech Insights / December 10, 2020

Insurance Thought Leadership / December 9, 2020

Project Finance International / November 5, 2020

Pubblicazioni / November 4, 2020

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance / November 4, 2020

Speaking Engagements / October 21, 2020

The New York Law Journal / October 2, 2020

Virtual Event / Speaking Engagements / September 14 - 18, 2020

New York, NY / Speaking Engagements / June 10, 2020

Webinar / McDermott Event / April 22, 2020

New York, NY / McDermott Event / November 14, 2019

Phoenix, Arizona / McDermott Event / October 28-29, 2019