Bank, Jonathan

Jonathan Bank

Of Counsel
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Jonathan Bank's practice focuses 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. He is well versed in matters involving reinsurance cut-through endorsements in both rehabilitations and liquidations, and he is actively involved in the run-off industry, having worked with clients on both Division and Insurance Business Transfer (IBT) statutes, and most recently led a Firm team in licensing ProTucket Insurance Co. in Rhode Island under the State’s Insurance Business Transfer Act (Reg.68).

Jonathan Bank's practice focuses 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. He is well versed in matters involving reinsurance cut-through endorsements in both rehabilitations and liquidations, and he is actively involved in the run-off industry, having worked with clients on both Division and Insurance Business Transfer (IBT) statutes, and most recently led a Firm team in licensing ProTucket Insurance Co. in Rhode Island under the State’s Insurance Business Transfer Act (Reg.68).

Jonathan has spoken at numerous industry conferences/seminars sponsored by:

  • Reinsurance Association of America
  • Professional Insurance Agents of California and Nevada
  • Guernsey Captive Forum
  • The Independent Reinsurance Underwriters Association
  • Excess/Surplus Lines Claims Association
  • Environmental Claim Managers Association
  • Hawksmere/PwC
  • ARIAS
  • AIRROC and IAIR Conferences
  • Mealey's Reinsurance Roundtable, Mealey's Run Off ‎Conference, Mealey's Corporate Counsel Seminar
  • American Bar Association National Institutes
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CREDENTIALS
Education
  • J.D., Creighton University School of Law
  • B.B.A., University of Oklahoma
Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • California
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, AIRROC
    • Certified Arbitrator, ARIAS
    • Member, American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Sections
    • Charter Member, International Association of Insurance Counsel (AIDA)
    • Member, International Association of Insurance Receivers
    • Vice Chair, Public Regulation of Insurance Law Committee
    • Member, Society of Financial Examiners
    • Member, The Federation of Regulatory Counsel
    • Former Member, Board of Directors, PXRE Reinsurance Company
    • Member, Board of Directors, Pro IS, Inc.
    • Past President, Los Angeles Conference of Insurance Counsel
    • Former Member, Advisory Committee on Reinsurance, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)
    • Former Member, NAIC Rehabilitators and Liquidators Task Force
    • Former Member, Board of Directors and Compensation Committee Chair, Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd.
    • Former Member, Board of Directors, Security Capital Assurance, Ltd. 
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Insurance Law (2019-2021)
    • Named, The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers (2020)
    • Named, Southern California Super Lawyers®, Insurance Coverage (2009-2020)
    • Recognized, Chambers USA, Insurance (2015-2021)
    • Named, Insurance Disputes Adviser of the Year, Finance Monthly (2017)
    • Named, Who’s Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance (2017)
    • Recognized, Top Attorneys in Southern California, Los Angeles Magazine (2012)
    • "AV® Preeeminent™" Rated Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell
Professional History
    • Of Counsel, Locke Lord LLP
    • Senior Vice President, Tawa Associates Ltd.
    • General Counsel, CX Reinsurance Company
    • Insurance Practice Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers' US Insurance/Reinsurance Regulatory and Restructuring Practice
    • Partner, Chadbourne & Parke