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.