As senior counsel in the Austin office of Locke Lord LLP, Jon Gillum represents clients in matters concerning insurance regulation, service contract (extended warranty) regulation, the Texas Public Information Act, and Texas administrative law. He regularly assists clients in compliance matters, transactions, and disputes involving the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLSOT), the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR), the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC), and the Texas Attorney General's Office (OAG).
Jon’s insurance regulatory experience includes advising clients on a variety of transactional, licensing, compliance, regulatory, rulemaking, and enforcement issues involving a wide range of provisions of the Texas Insurance Code and TDI’s rules, including filings under and compliance with the Texas Holding Company Act; captive insurance company formation; regulatory approvals for mergers, acquisitions, and other changes of control; and licensing issues on behalf of insurance companies, agents, and third-party administrators.
Jon’s service contract experience includes advising clients on variety of licensing and compliance matters including financial security and reserve requirements; contract form requirements; seller and administrator issues; and covered risk issues. He has particular experience in advising clients on complex regulatory classification issues involving new product development under laws governing residential service contracts (home warranties), service contracts (extended warranties), identity theft protection, vehicle protection products, insurance, and express warranties.