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 Transverse Insurance Group LLC, a US-based based hybrid fronting insurance company and part of the Virgo Investment Group’s portfolio, in its agreement to be sold to Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd., a member of the MS&AD Insurance Group
  • Represented USAA in its acquisition of insurtech company Noblr, Inc., a usage-based insurance (UBI) business. The deal remains subject to customary regulatory approvals
  • Represented Assurant, Inc., a provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets, in the acquisition by its subsidiary, American Bankers Insurance Group, Inc., of American Lease Insurance Agency Corporation (ALI) and its captive subsidiary, The Equipment Lease Reinsurance Company Ltd.

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  • Chambers USA 2020 to 2022, New York – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Legal 500 US, 2021 and 2022


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