Evershed’s Sutherland is pleased to announce this accomplished insurance attorney And brown has joined the firm as a partner in the recently opened San Francisco office. Mr. Brown joins Eversheds Sutherland from McDermott Will & Emery where he was a partner in the insurance practice and advises clients in the insurance industry on complex regulatory and corporate issues.
“We are excited to welcome Dan to our new San Francisco office as we continue to focus on our expansion into strategic markets and areas of operation,” he said Mark D. Wasserman, Co-CEO of Eversheds Sutherland. “Dan’s extensive experience in excess and excess insurance markets around the world complements our broad roster of regulatory and transactional insurance attorneys in the US and Europe and will establish a new West Coast anchor for the Global Insurance Practice Group.”
“Dan is a respected, leading insurance regulatory attorney who will be an excellent addition to our team,” he said John S Pruitt, Head of US Insurance Practice. “His extensive experience in insurtech, health, property and casualty insurance fits well with our world-class global practice and will greatly benefit our clients around the world.”
Mr. Brown’s clients include insurance companies, startups, agents, brokers and other stakeholders in the insurance industry. He has extensive experience advising foreign or overseas insurers on compliance with various state laws when placing deals. early-stage and mature insurtech companies on regulatory and corporate issues; insured in exempt and specialty lines; Producers on licensing, brokerage and premium tax issues, including digitization of the process; and insured persons on questions of coverage and mediation. He also advises London market participants on how to comply with US insurance laws, either by becoming licensed insurers or using a variety of methods to cover US risks without a license.
He advises clients on a wide range of licensing and compliance issues internationally, including: corporate formation and licensing, mergers and acquisitions, resolution of brokerage fees and disclosure issues, product development (both reportable and exempt products), name changes and permits, preparation of regulatory submissions , preparing eligibility applications and negotiating with insurance departments on licensing and certification issues.
Before joining Eversheds Sutherland, Dan was a partner in the insurance practice at McDermott Will & Emery and several other major international law firms.
Eversheds Sutherland’s insurance practice has been advising leading companies in the insurance industry for more than 50 years. Eversheds Sutherland’s team has deep dives into the insurance industry – from transformative transactions to essential operations – developing creative, business-centric solutions in regulatory, mergers and acquisitions, finance, demutualization, tax, litigation, reinsurance and proprietary matters, among others .
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