H. Michael (Mike) Byrne has extensive experience in complex insurance transactions, regulation and InsurTech matters. He advises US and international insurers and reinsurers, investors, producers and technology companies on a broad range of matters, including obtaining regulatory approvals for M&A, change of control and affiliate transactions; forming, licensing and structuring business operations; drafting and negotiating agreements; M&A involving producers and service providers; and developing and obtaining approvals for unique products. He delivers practical and business-focused counsel on novel issues.

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  • Global insurance broker, as special regulatory counsel, in its acquisition of an SME-focused InsurTech MGA
  • VC investor, as special regulatory counsel, in its investment in an SME-focused digital benefits consultant
  • InsurTech homeowners MGA on transactions/partnerships and regulatory, IT, IP, e-commerce and privacy matters

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  • Chambers USA 2017 to 2021, New York – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory (Band 3)
  • Legal 500 US, 2021
  • NAPSLO Legislative Advocacy Award, 2013


  • WSIA/NAPSLO, member of the legislative committee, 2005 to present
  • Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, Northeast Division, former member of the board of directors and the grants committee, 2012 to 2019


Rutgers Law School – Camden, JD, cum laude, 1997
Rutgers University, BA, 1994

New Jersey
New York

H. Michael Byrne

Insights & Events / Media

Speaking Engagements / June 5, 2021

Virtual Event / Speaking Engagements / May 19 - 20, 2021

Insurtech Insights / December 10, 2020

Insurance Thought Leadership / December 9, 2020

Pubblicazioni / November 4, 2020

New York, NY / Sponsored Events / January 15, 2020