Dearie, John P.

John P. Dearie Jr.

Of Counsel

  • New York


Jack Dearie has over twenty-five years experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry, including service as U.S. regulatory counsel and tax advisor for numerous overseas insurers in Bermuda, England, Finland, France, Germany and Switzerland.

He is a member of various advisory committees to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and state insurance departments and has testified at hearings on National Association of Insurance Commissioners Model Acts and proposed state insurance regulations.

Jack is listed in the current edition of the Legal Media Group Guides to the World's Leading Lawyers guide to leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers. The listing for this publication is based on a thorough and independent research process. Jack has also been awarded an "AV" Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. The "AV" is the highest rating honored by Martindale-Hubbell and identifies a lawyer with very high to pre-eminent legal ability. The rating is a reflection of Jack's experience, integrity and overall professional excellence.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted in the development of insurance legislation in several states and can point to significant regulatory achievements on behalf of his clients, including recognition of the ILU for reinsurance accreditation and surplus lines approval.
  • Serves as a legal advisor to many sectors of the financial services industry, particularly in the areas of surplus lines, reinsurance trusts and letters of credit.

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Tort and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS), American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association