On behalf of multiple insurance and financial industry clients, drafted and otherwise provided legal consultation with respect to legislative amendments successfully made to the Michigan Insurance Code and other insurance laws.
Represented municipalities in real property tax appeals before the Michigan Tax Tribunal, including resolution of a multi-million dollar appeal initiated with respect to a highly-unique detention facility.
Served as regulatory counsel to insurance industry financing entity regarding application of receivership laws to various financing instruments and development of model laws by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
Successfully represented client in obtaining regulatory authorization for acquisition of a Michigan domiciled insurance company and in the development and filing of initial products with state regulators.
Assisted numerous insurance company clients in preparation of required state regulatory filings, including, but not limited to, prior notice filings under the Michigan Insurance Code’s provisions governing insurance holding companies and amendments to insurers’ corporate organizing documents.
Provided advice to insurance and reinsurance affiliates regarding scope and application of federal and state antitrust laws with respect to the development and issuance of dual policies and product development.
Currently representing commercial entities and individuals in a wide variety of litigation matters pending in federal and state courts and before the Michigan Administrative Hearing System.