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 Bain Capital Insurance Fund and Emerald Bay Risk Solutions in the formation of a new property & casualty hybrid carrier platform for long-term managing general agent (MGA) partnerships
  • Represented Champ Titles in its $18 million Series C funding, led by Point72 Ventures
  • Represented Oka, The Carbon Insurance Company™, in all aspects of its launch of a Lloyd’s syndicate-in-a-box and a US-based MGA to offer and administer the first-of-its-kind carbon credit insurance policy

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  • Chambers USA, New York – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory, 2020-2024
  • 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