Four Locke Lord lawyers across the Firm have been chosen for The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers 2018 list. Nominees were selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Those selected met independent international research criteria.
The Locke Lord lawyers named to The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers 2018 list include:
Jonathan Bank, Of Counsel in the Los Angeles office, focuses his practice on reinsurance/insurance dispute resolution, insurance company restructuring and regulatory related matters (credit for reinsurance/collateral) for both the domestic and foreign/alien as well as captive insurance markets. According to sources, Bank is “one of the best in the market” and “knowledgeable and practical in his approach.” Commentators state that he is “one of the deans of insurance and reinsurance” and is “truly a great lawyer.” He has been named to The Best Lawyers in America since 2010, Chambers USA from 2009-2017 and was named Insurance Disputes Adviser of the Year by Finance Monthly in 2017.
Jon Biasetti, Partner in the Chicago office and Co-Chair of the Regulatory and Transactional Insurance Practice Group, represents U.S. and foreign clients on a variety of corporate, transactional and insurance regulatory matters. Biasetti has significant experience structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing reinsurance transactions of various kinds and complexity. These transactions cover the full range of life, annuity and health, and property and casualty, products and have involved indemnity and assumption reinsurance as well as modified coinsurance, funds withheld and financial reinsurance transactions. These reinsurance transactions involve the purchase and sale of in-force blocks of business, capital management and financial reinsurance, the sharing of insurance profits and losses between joint venture partners and reinsurance with captive insurers. Biasetti has also had extensive experience in policy replacement and renewal rights transactions. He has been named to The Best Lawyers in America since 2010 and Chambers USA from 2009-2017.
Nick J. DiGiovanni, Partner in the Chicago office and Chair of the Firm’s Global Insurance & Reinsurance Dispute, Coverage and Counseling Group, was also named to The International Who’s Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers 2018 USA Thought Leaders list. DiGiovanni was noted by sources as a “specialist reinsurance lawyer” who is “very well connected” in the area. Sources state that they “would not hesitate to refer work to him as he's been a terrific lawyer for a long time.” DiGiovanni has more than 30 years of experience in commercial litigation, concentrating in reinsurance and insurance-related issues. He was named 2016 Chicago Insurance Law "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America, was named to Chambers USA for Insurance/Reinsurance from 2010-2017 and was named to The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers 2014 Most Highly Regarded Individuals list.
Alan Levin, Partner in the Hartford and New York offices and Locke Lord Executive Committee member, advises clients in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions and regulatory matters. He serves as legal advisor to many sectors of the insurance industry, advises reinsurers in disputes and is experienced in the detailed analysis and preparation of reinsurance agreements and loss portfolio transfers. Levin is AV® Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell™ as one of the 2014 Top Rated Lawyers in Taxation & Insurance Law. He also has been listed in Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers: Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers.