Insurance-Transactional & Regulatory

The insurance industry presents multi-faceted legal issues. Pierce Atwood has experience in virtually all areas that affect insurance companies, and self insurance groups and programs, including their formation, corporate structuring, mergers and reorganizations, state insurance regulation, market conduct, and policy coverage issues. On the corporate and business side, we have advised insurers on a host of internal, structural, and operational matters, including bulk reinsurance transactions, extraordinary dividends, mutual policyholder dividend plans, Federal income tax issues, policyholder/shareholder governance matters, permitted business activities, TPA contracts, and contracts with vendors and service providers for insurers. On regulatory matters, we work with our clients at every level, including representation at state insurance departments and lobbying for insurance-related legislation.

For more information about our practices serving clients in the insurance-transactional industry, please contact James Zimpritch or Christopher Howard.

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Representative Clients: Insurance-Transactional
  • Anthem Health Plans of Maine, Inc.
  • Bankers Life & Casualty Company
  • Chubb Insurance Companies
  • Fireman's Fund Insurance Company
  • Health Markets, Inc.
  • Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company
  • Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
  • The Andover Group
  • The Kyes Insurance Agency
  • The Norton Agency
  • The Rowley Agency
  • UNUMProvident
  • WellPoint, Inc.