Alan J. Levin: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Alan J. Levin

Managing Partner
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 912 2777

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Complex Litigation
  • Cross Border Finance
  • Regulatory & Transactional Services
  • Public Policy & Government Relations
  • Healthcare
 
University Clark University, B.A., with honors, 1982
 
Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, J.D., 1985
 
AdmittedConnecticut; New York; District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Memberships

Connecticut Bar Association
International Bar Association
Federation of Regulatory Counsel Inc

 
BornHartford, Connecticut, August 8, 1960
 
Biography

Alan Levin serves as Managing Partner of Edwards Wildman. He is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell as one of the 2014 Top Rated Lawyers in Taxation & Insurance Law. He has also been listed in two Legal Media Group Guides to the World's Leading Lawyers publications, these being: Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers and the Best of the Best 2011 (Insurance and Reinsurance), where he is noted as being within the top six practitioners in the US and also one of the top 35 practitioners worldwide. Alan is listed in 'The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers - Insurance & Reinsurance 2010'. The listings for these publications are based on thorough and independent research processes.

Alan serves as legal advisor to many sectors of the insurance industry including, but not limited to, domestic, foreign and overseas insurers, and represents clients from all segments of the insurance industry including insurers - both property and casualty and life and health - reinsurers, producers, buyers of insurance, agents, brokers and reinsurance intermediaries, third party administrators, life settlement companies, hedge funds, captive insurance programs, including debt and private equity investments in financial services providers, insurance companies and alternative risk transfer (ART), lenders, investment banks, state insurance regulators, debtors and creditors of insolvent insurers and trade associations.

Alan advises reinsurers in disputes and is experienced in the detailed analysis and preparation of reinsurance agreements and loss portfolio transfers. He has conducted international reinsurance fraud investigations and is experienced in run-off and insurer insolvency.

Alan's insurance linked securities practice is focused on regulation XXX and AXXX reserve funding transactions, policy warehouse lending facilities, and cat bonds and life settlements, premium finance, life, and annuity securitizations.
•Both insurers and reinsurers have depended on Alan in regulatory matters, in the areas of formation and licensing, mergers and acquisitions in the fields of life and health, and property and casualty, rehabilitation and liquidation matters and mutual holding company conversions.

•In the reinsurance industry, Alan has represented clients in commutations, has structured off-shore reinsurance transactions and analyzed reinsurance portfolios.

•Alan has represented insurance companies as investors, lenders and as investment bankers, and in public offerings and private placements.

•Alan is involved in the representation of clients in corporate governance matters, including meetings of shareholders and directors.

•Alan represents clients in the sale and acquisition of insurance producers and in connection with regulatory matters ranging from licensing to attorney general and insurance department investigations.

•Alan has represented mutual insurers in mutual affiliation transactions.

•Challenged by the maze of state legislative and regulatory developments, Alan has successfully taken clients involved in administrative hearings before state insurance departments.

•Life settlement companies regularly seek Alan's advice on regulatory, strategic and structuring issues.

•Alan has structured and implemented clients' plans designed to create new services and products in the health care industry.

•Counsel to overseas insurers with activities in the U.S. or in other countries, he has worked on numerous corporate transactions involving the raising of corporate capital to be deployed at Lloyd's of London.

Experience

Obtaining Foreign Reinsurer Authorization and/or Regulatory Fronting Arrangements

An Insurance and Reinsurance team represent US and European reinsurers in obtaining foreign reinsurer authorization and/or regulatory fronting arrangements with local carriers in Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Chile and Puerto Rico.

Represented Nautic Partners in its Acquisition of a Vision Insurance Company

We represented Providence, RI-based Nautic Partners, a private equity firm, in a March 2012 leveraged acquisition of Superior Vision Holdings, Inc.

State by State Survey for Insurance Company

In 2011, a team of Insurance Law lawyers provided our insurance company client a 50 state analysis of the Rules and Regulations pertaining to Producer Appointment requirements for Insurance Brokers and Agents in the US.

Insights
Eighth Annual Leading Law Firms Conference
November 14, 2014

Edwards Wildman's Managing Partner, Alan J. Levin, will participate on a panel for the Eighth Annual Leading Law Firms Conference, hosted by Sandpiper Partners LLC. event
Edwards Wildman's New Leadership Team
March 2012
Connecticut Establishes Legislative Task Force to Examine Life Insurance Policy and Annuity Conversions and the Provision of Certain Notifications by Life Insurance Companies Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
October 4, 2011
EAPD Launches Latin American (Re)insurance Regulatory Update Service
January 1, 2010 - March 31, 2010
Update on Lehman Brothers Insolvency Proceedings in the US, UK and Japan
October 7, 2008
Client Advisory - Senate Rescue Bill
October 1, 2008
Health Insurance Issues High on the Agenda When Congress Reconvenes
June 2, 2008 event
UK-US Merger Lays Down the Law on Insurance Practices
November/December 2007
Alan J. Levin to moderate Transatlantic Reinsurance Disputes: Analyzing the Key Differences
May 8, 2006

Alan J. Levin, a Partner in our Hartford and New York offices, moderated the Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge sponsored event, Transatlantic Reinsurance Disputes: Analyzing the Key Differences, on May 8, 2006, at the Marriott in Stamford, CT. Speakers included Vincent J. Vitkowsky, a Partner in our New York office, Michael P. Thompson, a Partner in our Stamford office, and Jeanne M. Kohler, a Partner in our New York office. event
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Volume 3 : Insurance Agency Activities

News
Locke Lord, Edwards Wildman Approve Combination; Form 'Top 50' AmLaw Firm of 1,000 Lawyers, 23 Offices
December 1, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Alan Levin and Ted Cominos Outline Firm's Strategy in the CEEMENA Region in CEE Legal Matters
February 28, 2014
Edwards Wildman Advises AmTrust and National General in Acquisition of Renewal Rights to the Commercial Lines and Personal Lines Insurance Business of Tower
January 9, 2014
Edwards Wildman Represents AmTrust Financial Services in Acquisition of First Nonprofit Companies
January 23, 2013
Edwards Wildman 's LA Office is 'Significant Component' in Firm's Growth Plan, Alan Levin Tells Los Angeles Business Journal
December 18, 2012
Edwards Wildman Announces New Firm Leadership
January 31, 2012
Barry Weissman to Launch LA Insurance Practice of Edwards Wildman
January 30, 2012
In Bloomberg Podcast, Alan Levin Looks at Liability Issues Arising from the BP Oil Spill
September 29, 2010
Who's Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance 2010
June 7, 2010
'Guide to the World's Leading Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers' Lists 13 EAPD Attorneys (US, UK and Hong Kong)
September 18, 2009

 
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Alan J. Levin

750 Lexington Avenue
New YorkNY 10022-1200




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