About Our Insurance Law Practice

We help insurers, reinsurers and brokers successfully operate in a highly regulated, competitive and always changing industry. We provide counsel to the insurance industry in transactional, regulatory and litigation matters, including:

  • corporate and regulatory compliance
  • business agreements
  • general agency and claims administration agreements
  • litigation
  • program business
  • due diligence
  • insolvency
  • liquidation
  • fraud and conversion
  • reinsurance
  • licensing and bad faith

Our experienced attorneys offer a depth of sophisticated insurance experience unusual in a small firm environment. We provide comprehensive counseling, litigation, arbitration and transactional services to insurance companies, reinsurers and general agents and third-party claims administrators. Insurance and reinsurance companies rely on our experienced attorneys to protect their interests.


Our experienced attorneys provide insurance and reinsurance companies, agents, third-party claims administrators and brokers with the full gamut of regulatory compliance and company licensing services throughout the United States. We guide clients through:

  • market conduct and other investigations
  • company formation
  • licensing throughout the 50 states
  • acquisition and reorganization
  • holding company requirements and limitations
  • policy form and rate provisions
  • investment limitations
  • capital requirements and financial (risk-based capital) benchmarks
  • insolvency and receivership proceedings


Wasser & Russ attorneys represent and defend insurance and reinsurance companies, agents, TPA’s and brokers in litigation claims against other insurers, reinsurers, agents, and/or claims administrators. We represent clients with claims such as:

  • conversion
  • accounting
  • fraud
  • breach of fiduciary duty and/or negligence in connection with the insurance business

Our insurance litigators arbitrate and try cases and handle appeals in federal and state courts throughout the United States.

Corporate & Transactional:

Wasser | Russ attorneys negotiate and document insurance transactions of all kinds, including those between and among insurers, reinsurers, agents and/or claims administrators. We also counsel insurers, reinsurers, agents and administrators regarding policy and claims administration, termination, run-off, liquidation, subrogation, and other financial risk management techniques. Wasser | Russ has the skills and experience to address the most sophisticated and sensitive insurance, transactional, litigation, arbitration matters and regulatory matters.

From the very beginning, Doug presented himself as a professional and has never ceased to amaze me. Keith T., Business Consultant

Adam and Doug helped me navigate a ground-breaking case in the real estate industry. You will find Adam not just an expert in his field, but 100% dedicated and always available to talk about your case. He is personable and easy going, but don't be fooled...this is one sharp attorney! Marianne, client

For an attorney who is strong, dedicated and devoted to his clients, Adam Russ would be your perfect choice. When you combine his skill and reputation in the legal community, you get a combination that serves his clients well. Stacy L., Health Care Attorney 

Let us undertake your most complex Insurance Law issues.

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