Michael R. Halsband - McDermott Will & Emery


Michael R. Halsband has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry, including in investment banking and capital markets. He is the global leader of the Firm’s Insurance Transactions and Regulation Group.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented Ryze Claim Solutions, a full-service residential and commercial claims management business, in its recapitulation by Bain Capital Insurance
  • Represented Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., in its purchase of Eastern Insurance Group, LLC a commercial property/casualty and personal lines subsidiary of Eastern Bank subject to customary regulatory approvals
  • Represented Strategic Risk Solutions, the world’s largest independent insurance company manager in its partnership with Integram Holdings, an investment firm focused on partnering with technology-enabled services companies in the financial and business services sectors

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  • Chambers USA, New York – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory, 2020-2023
  • The Legal 500 US, Recommended, 2021-2023


Rutgers Law School – Newark, JD, 1989
Muhlenberg College, BA, 1986

US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York

New York