Insurance & Reinsurance

Serving the insurance industry for over 100 years.

Meet the team
WHY LOCKE LORD

As the worldwide insurance industry grows, changes and adapts to new market forces and emerging risks and regulations, you need counsel who understand the complex business of insurance and who have the multidisciplinary experience to provide practical and efficient business solutions. Locke Lord’s nearly 100 years of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industries has consistently placed the Firm as a leader with the breadth, depth and sophistication required to advance clients' business goals.

Our team includes lawyers from across our offices and disciplines who have experience in a variety of practice areas to help guide our insurance and reinsurance clients across a wide spectrum of issues. These include:

  • Aviation
  • Antitrust
  • Banking
  • Health care
  • Insurance regulatory
  • InsurTech and FinTech
  • Corporate and transactional
  • Electronic signatures and commerce
  • Blockchain
  • Class action defense
  • Labor & employment
  • Intellectual property
  • Litigation
  • Tax
  • Corporate and structured finance
  • Investment funds
  • Privacy & cybersecurity
  • Payment systems
  • Venture capital
  • Private equity

Our representation of the insurance industry runs the gamut — from publicly traded, international insurers and reinsurers to mutual insurers to commercial and investment banks to family-owned insurance agencies. We represent traditional insurance business clients, such as:

  • Insurers
  • Reinsurers
  • Insurance producers
  • Premium finance companies
  • Claims adjusters
  • Third-party administrators
  • Managing general agencies
  • Reinsurance intermediaries
  • Insurance guaranty funds
  • State insurance departments

Locke Lord is one of the few U.S. firms with a large group of corporate lawyers with substantial experience in multistate insurance regulation, allowing us to provide enhanced value and insight into many issues associated with mergers, dispositions and acquisitions of insurance companies or their insurance-related assets and liabilities.

Our insurance and health care groups work together to assist national and regional health insurers, HMOs, other managed care organizations, third-party administrators and self-insured plans on a wide range of regulatory and transactional matters and litigation.

Our Firm has developed a well-known and highly respected practice representing national and multinational insurers in coverage and bad faith cases, from single plaintiff cases to mass actions and class actions. The commercial litigation team regularly represents insurance industry clients in their most pressing commercial, corporate and regulatory disputes.

Our reinsurance group provides corporate, regulatory, arbitration, run-off and litigation services to the reinsurance industry.

Our insurance aviation group provides coverage counseling concerning all manner of aviation, airline and products liability insurance policies and has represented airlines, airframe and component manufacturers, lessors, suppliers and security companies in connection with major losses.

Our InsurTech practice advises both traditional and startup insurance industry clients across a broad spectrum, including on insurance and reinsurance regulation, fund formation, private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, data privacy and security, intellectual property protection. We have experience in blockchain, electronic commerce, payment systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning, predictive analytics, telematics and other technologies.

Our cyber insurance team partners with global insurance clients to consider policy wording and potential cyber and privacy exposures under stand-alone cyber policies or endorsements, as well as under a variety of first-party and third-party policies, such as property, CGL, D&O, E&O, fidelity and EPL. The team's experience also includes product development, risk management and coverage work.

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