Julie practices insurance regulatory and general corporate law. She advises clients in all sectors of the insurance and financial services industries on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law governance and insurance regulatory compliance.
•Julie represents insurers, insurance producers and other business entities on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence review, drafting of purchase agreements and related documentation and change-of-control matters.
•She advises clients on corporate governance matters, including counseling boards of directors on best practices.
•Julie counsels domestic and non-U.S. insurers on all aspects of U.S. insurance and reinsurance regulation and compliance matters, including redomestication procedure, approval and notice filings for mergers and acquisitions, annual registration filings, payment of dividends, formation and company licensing.
•She represents clients with respect to administrative matters before state insurance departments, including market conduct examination issues, investigations and administrative hearings.
•Julie counsels insurance agents, brokers, surplus lines brokers, reinsurance intermediaries and third party administrators on U.S. insurance regulation and compliance matters, including licensing, filing requirements and compensation and disclosure issues.
•She advises surplus lines insurers on regulatory and compliance issues, including surplus lines placement requirements and restrictions.
•Julie advises insurers and producers on the structure and implementation of new insurance services and products.
•Julie represents institutional investors, primarily public pension funds, in connection with investments in venture capital, hedge, commodity, real estate, physical asset, private equity and other alternative investment vehicles.
Before Edwards Wildman
While in law school, Julie worked as a law clerk at the State of Connecticut Attorney General's Office in the Health and Education Department. She was also a legal intern at the University of Connecticut School of Law Asylum and Human Rights Clinic and won asylum for her client, a woman from Bosnia who was a victim of domestic violence because of her religious affiliation.
Prior to attending law school, Julie worked as a paralegal in a New York City law firm. In addition, she was a teaching fellow in the New York City Teaching Fellows Program, where she taught in the Bronx, NY.
Edwards Wildman Team Leads Merger of Vision Insurance Companies
In July 2013, an Edwards Wildman deal team led by Andrew Hughes and Paul Mahoney of our Providence office represented clients Nautic Partners, a private equity firm with more than $2.5 billion of capital under management, and Superior Vision, a Nautic Partners portfolio company based in California, in Superior Vision's execution of a merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Block Vision, a Maryland-based national provider of vision insurance coverage.
Sale of HSBC's North American Insurance Company Operations
In 2013, an Edwards Wildman team represented HSBC in its sale of its North American insurance company.
Applied Physical Sciences Stock Purchase
In December 2012 a team of Edwards Wildman Business Law lawyers represented Applied Physical Sciences Corp. in a stock purchase by General Dynamics.
Independent Nevada Doctors Insurance Exchange
In 2012, our Insurance and Mergers & Acquisitions lawyers represented Independent Nevada Doctors, an insurance exchange, in the conversion of insurance reciprocal into a stock company and the sale of that stock company to ProAssurance Company.
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.
Asset Acquisition by United Recovery Systems
A team of Edwards Wildman Mergers and Acquisitions lawyers represented Houston-based United Recovery Systems when, in November 2011, its wholly owned subsidiary, United Recovery Systems, L.P., acquired Aid Associates, Inc., providers of debt collection services with operations in New York and Kentucky.
Acquisition of Gerber Scientific, Inc.
Our lawyers represented Gerber Scientific, Inc., a public company, in its acquisition by Vector Capital Corporation in 2011.
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Enterprise Risk Report For Certain New York Insurers Due April 30, 2014
March 2014 publication
New York Drops Principles Based Reserving Approach for Life Insurers Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
September 20, 2013 publication
Revised NAIC Insurance Holding Company Model Act Gains Traction
June 2012 publication
Edwards Wildman Insurance and Reinsurance Review - June 2012
June 2012 publication
Surplus Lines Market Reports Increase in Business Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
October 24, 2011 publication
North Dakota's Request for Medical Loss Ratio Waiver Rejected; Kentucky's and Iowa's Waiver Requests Approved Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
August 11, 2011 publication
New Tax Form for Insurance Independently Procured From Unauthorized Insurer in New York Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
July 25, 2011 publication
California Enacts Legislation Implementing Provisions of NRRA Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
July 22, 2011 publication
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's Julie Mahaney Selected as a 'New Leader in the Law' by the Connecticut Law Tribune
November 7, 2013
EAPD Success on Behalf of Aetna
July 31, 2009