Eversheds Sutherland continues to grow on the West Coast with insurance partner Dan Brown

Evershed Sutherland is pleased to announce that an accomplished insurance lawyer Dan Brown joined the firm as a partner in the newly opened San Francisco office. Mr. Brown joins Eversheds Sutherland from McDermott Will & Emery, where he was an insurance partner, and advises insurance industry clients on complex corporate and regulatory matters.

“We are delighted to welcome Dan to our new office in San Francisco as we continue to focus on expanding into strategic markets and practice areas,” said Mark D. Wasserman, co-CEO of Eversheds Sutherland. “Dan’s extensive experience in excess and surplus line insurance markets around the world complements our wide range of regulatory and transactional insurance lawyers in the United States and Europe and will establish a new foothold on the west coast for the Global Insurance Practice Group.”

“Dan is a leading and respected insurance regulatory lawyer who will be a great addition to our team,” said John S. Pruitt, US Practice Group Leader Insurance. “His vast experience in insurtech as well as health and P&C insurance fits perfectly into our leading global practice and will greatly benefit our clients around the world.”

Mr. Brown’s clients include insurance companies, start-ups, agents, brokers and others in the insurance industry. He has extensive experience in advising overseas or overseas insurers on how to comply with various state laws regarding business placement; early-stage and developed insurtech entities on regulatory and corporate issues; insured persons on exempt and specialized lines; producers on licensing, placement and premium tax issues, including digitizing the process; and policyholders on coverage and placement issues. He also advises London market participants on how to comply with US insurance laws, either by becoming licensed insurers or by using various methods of covering US risks without being licensed.

He advises clients on a variety of international licensing and compliance issues, including: entity formation and licensing, mergers and acquisitions, resolving compensation and broker disclosure, product development (both for mandatory and exempt products), name changes and approval. , preparation of license applications, preparation of authority certificate applications and negotiations with insurance departments regarding licensing and certification matters.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Dan was a partner in insurance practices at McDermott Will & Emery and several other leading international law firms.

Eversheds Sutherland Insurance has been advising leaders in the insurance industry for over 50 years. Immersed in insurance – from transformative transactions to mission-critical operations – the Eversheds Sutherland team develops creative, business-driven solutions in the areas of regulation, mergers and acquisitions, finance, demutualizations, taxation, litigation, reinsurance and captive insurance, among others.

About Eversheds Sutherland
As one of the top 10 law firms in the world, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal services to a global clientele ranging from small and medium-sized businesses to the largest multinationals, acting for 79 of the Fortune 100, 65 of the FTSE 100 and 134 of the Fortune 200. .

With over 3,000 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in over 70 offices in over 30 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. In addition, a network of over 200 related law firms, including formalized alliances in Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa, provides support around the world.

Eversheds Sutherland provides the full range of legal services, including corporate and mergers and acquisitions; dispute resolution and litigation; energy and infrastructure; finance; human capital and labor law; intellectual property; real estate and construction; and taxation.

Eversheds Sutherland is a global legal practice and comprises two separate legal entities: Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP (UK head office) and Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP (US head office), and their respective controlled companies, managed, affiliates and members. businesses. Use of the name Eversheds Sutherland is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply that the member firms or their controlled, managed or affiliated entities form a partnership or part of any global LLP. For more information, visit eversheds-sutherland.com.

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