Casey, Brian T.

Brian T. Casey

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Brian T. Casey is Co-Leader of Locke Lord's Regulatory and Transactional Insurance Practice Group, and a member of the Firm's Corporate, Capital Markets and Health Care Practice Groups. Brian focuses on corporate, merger and acquisition, corporate and structured finance, and other transactional and regulatory matters for corporate clients in the insurance, financial services and health care industries. His clients include insurance companies, insurance holding companies, managing general agents and insurance agencies, third party and claims administrators, banks and other financial institutions, investment banks and reinsurance companies.

Brian T. Casey is Co-Leader of Locke Lord's Regulatory and Transactional Insurance Practice Group, and a member of the Firm's Corporate, Capital Markets and Health Care Practice Groups. Brian focuses on corporate, merger and acquisition, corporate and structured finance, and other transactional and regulatory matters for corporate clients in the insurance, financial services and health care industries. His clients include insurance companies, insurance holding companies, managing general agents and insurance agencies, third party and claims administrators, banks and other financial institutions, investment banks and reinsurance companies.

Brian's experience includes:

  • Anti-Money Laundering/Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) compliance
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Bank insurance transactions, financial services modernization and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Big data
  • Blockchain technology
  • Cannabis
  • Captive insurance companies
  • Consumer lending
  • Corporate, transactional and business law
  • Corporate finance, venture capital, private equity and insurance structured finance transactions
  • Digital insurance
  • The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • Drones/unmanned aircraft
  • Electronic payments
  • Extended warranties and service contracts
  • Fintech
  • Health care and health insurance
  • Insurance analytics and big data
  • Insurance artificial intelligence
  • Insurance company and insurance product taxation
  • Insurance linked securities, insurance securitizations and related insurance capital markets and structured finance transactions
  • Insurance telematics usage-based insurance (UBI)
  • Insurtech
  • Internet, electronic commerce, electronic signatures and records, electronic payments and other technology aspects of insurance, financial services and health care
  • Life insurance
  • Life settlements
  • Long term care insurance
  • Mergers and acquisitions of insurance companies (life and health and property and casualty), insurance agencies, third party administrators, financial services businesses
  • Mobile technologies
  • Multi-state insurance regulation and administrative law
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Privacy and security
  • Property and casualty insurance
  • Reinsurance
  • Sharing economy
  • Smart contracts
  • Social media
  • Telemarketing compliance
  • Urban Air Mobility
  • Wearable technologies
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CREDENTIALS
Education
  • LL.M., Taxation, Emory University School of Law, 1992
  • J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 1987
  • B.A./B.S., Accounting,

    summa cum laude

    , Auburn University, 1984
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia, 1987
Professional Affiliations
    • Co-Chair, Compliance and Risk Management Best Practices Panel, American Bankers Insurance Association (ABIA) (2011-2013)
    • Legislation & Public Policy Committee Member, Institute of Warranty Chain Management (IWCM) (2006-Present)
    • Board of Directors, Terrene Labs
    • Member, Global Insurance Accelerator
    • Member, AFSA American Foreign Service Association (2016)
    • Secretary, Georgia Bar Association – Business Law Section (2017)
    • Member, Georgia Insurance Code Revision Committee (2016)
    • Board of Directors, Life Settlement Association of Canada
    • Board of Directors, Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association (LIDMA) (2006-Present)
    • Board of Directors, Life Insurance Settlement Association (LISA) (2002-2013, 2019-Present)
    • Member, Executive Committee, European Life Settlement Association (2014-Present)
    • Member, Association of Alabama Life Insurance Companies (2002-Present)
    • Member, Federation of Regulatory Counsel (FORC), State of Georgia (2001-Present)
    • Member, Georgia Electronic Commerce Association (GECA) (2000-Present)
    • Member, Association of Life Insurance Counsel (ALIC) (2000-Present)
    • Member, Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) (2000-Present)
    • Member, Advisory Board for Insurance Studies Institute (ISI)
    • Co-Founder, Life Insurance Finance Association (LIFA) (2005)
    • Board of Directors Atlanta Contact Center SIG, Customer Relationship Management Association (CRMA) (2003-2006)
    • Counsel, Life Settlement Institute (2002-2004)
    • Advisory Committee, Bridium (an on-line insurance claims application service provider) (2001)
    • Board of Directors, ConfirmNet Corporation (an on-line certificate of insurance delivery and management application service provider) (2000-2002)
    • Panel Host and Speaker, CyberInsurance/Insurance Technology Symposium, Organizer (1999-2005)
    • Counsel, National Life Settlement Association (formerly known as the National Viatical Association) (1998-2000)
    • Member, Life Insurers Council, Laws and Legislative Committee (1995-Present)
    • Industry Participant, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) (1989-Present)
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Insurance Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2018-2021)
    • Recognized, 100 Most Powerful People in the Insurance Industry - North America (2002-2010)
    • Named, 10 Most Influential People in Life Settlements, Life Settlement Review (2008-2010)
    • Named, The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers (2010)
    • Member, Editorial Board, Insurance Law360 (2010-2011)
    • Named, The Legal 500 United States, Insurance Law (2008)