Insurance Regulation and Transactions


With its historical roots in Hartford, Connecticut, the Day Pitney insurance practice has long enjoyed a close working relationship with some of the world's leading insurance companies. Many of our attorneys have served as leaders in various aspects of the insurance industry. Members of the Day Pitney insurance practice include the current Chairman of the Board of ARIAS-US, the former head of compliance of a national health insurer, the former president of a Texas-based life insurer, and a former state insurance legislator. The Day Pitney insurance practice represents clients in litigation and non-litigation matters, with members of the Insurance Regulation and Transactions practice focused on assisting clients with their insurance regulatory and transactional needs.

We represent clients in every segment of the insurance industry. Our clients include both stock and mutual companies writing life, health, property/casualty, title, and surplus lines business. We also represent reinsurers as well as insurance producers and brokers. In addition, we serve as national counsel to companies that provide extended warranty and service contract products, and we counsel non-insurance companies on product offerings that may trigger the application of state insurance laws and regulations. We advise clients on matters involving the insurance laws and regulations of jurisdictions throughout the United States. We actively monitor current events in the industry, including pending legislation in the United States Congress, and we regularly send attorneys to the meetings of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

We assist our clients in a wide range of matters representing the complete life cycle of a company, from initial formation and licensing to insolvency and run-off. Our attorneys assist clients with corporate formation, licensing, expansion into new jurisdictions, redomestications, permissible investments, formation of captives, reinsurance transactions, corporate governance, forms filings, product development, financing transactions, legal opinions regarding various insurance law issues, mergers and acquisitions, public policy and legislation, corporate and regulatory compliance, market conduct examinations, healthcare compliance, enforcement actions, rehabilitation, liquidation and run-off matters.