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INSURANCE LAW

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.

Regulatory/Compliance:

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

Litigation:

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 is the consummate professional and handles every client and case with the utmost competence and expertise. I endorse him fully and hold him in the highest regard. Michael J, Personal injury Attorney

Adam is sensitive to the client's needs, aggressive when appropriate, responsive, strategic and a pleasure to work with. I look forward to working with him again in the future. Christopher D, Arbitration Attorney 

Let us undertake your most complex Insurance Law issues.

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