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Mayer Brown hires experienced reinsurance & ILS lawyer Jay Kallas

Global law firm Mayer Brown has hired Jay Kallas, a lawyer with experience in catastrophe bonds, collateralized reinsurance and other capital market-related areas of risk transfer, as counsel in its Global Insurance Industry Group and Corporate & Securities. Kallas was most recently with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, where he worked read the full article →

Winston & Strawn hires ILS experienced lawyer Angus Duncan

Angus Duncan, an insurance-linked securities (ILS) experienced lawyer, has joined the London office of Winston & Strawn LLP as a partner, bringing experience in catastrophe bonds, reinsurance sidecars and other ILS structures to the firm. Duncan was previously a partner at Cadwalader in the law firms Capital Markets Group, where he read the full article →

Michael Halsband elected Partner at Drinker Biddle

Law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has elected insurance-linked securities (ILS) and capital market / reinsurance convergence focused executive Michael Halsband to a partner position at the firm. Halsband joined Drinker Biddle in 2015, taking a position in the firm’s Insurance Transactional and Regulatory Team. Halsband had worked in the legal read the full article →

Dentons hires legal partner with ILS & cat bond experience

Global law firm Dentons has appointed new hire John J. Sarchio as a partner in the Insurance Regulatory practice. Sarchio has experience in insurance and reinsurance transactional law, including catastrophe bonds, sidecars and other ILS arrangements. Sarchio will advise Dentons clients on reinsurance transactions, including insurance-linked securities (ILS), as well as read the full article →

Drinker Biddle hires ex-Allstate cat bond experienced lawyer Kallas

A prominent insurance and reinsurance focused lawyer has been added to the Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Insurance Regulatory and Transactional Team, with the hire of Jay A. Kallas, previously with insurer Allstate where he worked on the companies catastrophe bond issues. Drinker Biddle said that Kallas focuses his legal practice read the full article →

ILS & reinsurance lawyer Michael Skrbic joins Harneys in Bermuda

Harneys, a legal and fiduciary services firm with offices in twelve countries, has added an insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance experienced lawyer to its Bermuda team, hiring Michael Skribic to its ranks. Skribic has over 25 years of experience in reinsurance and banking law, having worked on ILS structures and transactions read the full article →

Winston & Strawn hires ILS experienced lawyer Andruschak

Experienced financial services attorney and former Mayer Brown partner, Keith Andruschak, has joined the Winston & Strawn Corporate Practice as a partner in New York, an appointment that will enhance the firm’s insurance-linked securities (ILS) and reinsurance capabilities. Andruschak brings more than 20 years of insurance industry advisory and complex transactional read the full article →

Michael Halsband joins lawfirm Drinker Biddle & Reath

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) and capital market / reinsurance convergence focused senior executive Michael Halsband is joining law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath as part of the firm's Insurance Transactional and Regulatory Team. "As an insurance-focused deal lawyer, Michael broadens the capabilities of our internationally recognized Insurance Transactional and Regulatory team. He read the full article →

Re/insurance law firms Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman to merge

Two of the larger law firms with practices targeting the insurance, reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) markets have signed a letter of intent to merge to create a new, larger firm that would be named Locke Lord Edwards LLP. Law firm consolidation has been something that we typically expect to see read the full article →

Underhill joins Edwards Wildman as insurance, reinsurance, ILS partner

Insurance, reinsurance and insurance-linked securities (ILS) focused lawfirm Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP has announced the hire of Robert Underhill as a partner with ILS expertise joining the firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance practice in New York City. Underhill was previously with Fortress Investment Group, where in the role of Managing Director & read the full article →