Van R. Mayhall, III: Lawyer with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.

Van R. Mayhall, III

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Baton Rouge,  LA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Insurance Regulatory
  • Corporate & Financial Services
  • Governmental Relations
  • Insurance
  • International
Mailing AddressPO Box 3197, 70821-3197
University Louisiana Tech University, B.A., cum laude, 1995; Louisiana State University E.J. Ourso College of Business, M.B.A., 2005
Law SchoolPaul M. Hebert Law School, Louisiana State University, J.D., 2001
Admitted2001, Louisiana; 2001, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations

Federation of Regulatory Counsel

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Louisiana Bar Association

National Organization of Life and Health Guaranty Associations, 2012 Legal Seminar Planning Committee

Baton Rouge Area Chamber, Small Business Council

BornBaton Rouge, Louisiana, February 21, 1974

Van R. Mayhall, III, is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson and practices in the areas of business and corporate law, including business transactions, corporate compliance and corporate governance. Van also practices in the areas of insurance regulatory law and securities law. Van is the author of the Insurance Regulatory Law blog, which features discussion, news, information and commentary on insurance regulatory law, issues related to insurance regulation and insurance law in general, including state as well as federal insurance regulation. The blog can be found at or follow it on Twitter @insurancereglaw.

Honors and Awards

Member of Baton Rouge Area Chamber Leadership Class of 2014

Named a Rising Star in the area of Business/Corporate by Louisiana Super Lawyers 2012, 2014, 2015

Recommended Insurance Attorney by A.M. Best

2012 Top Forty Under Forty, Baton Rouge Business Report

Community Involvement

Former Chair, Insurance Division of the Capital Area United Way Campaign

Member, Catholic High School Alumni Association

Member, Past Member of Board of Directors, LSU MBA Alumni Association

Parishioner, Volunteer, St. Aloysius Catholic Church and School

Past President, Dawson Commons Homeowners Association

Board of Directors, American Red Cross - Louisiana Capital Area Chapter, 2014


“Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Act ” December 2015

“Insurance Regulatory Law Blog ” September 2013

“Crowdfunding Remains on Hold Until SEC Issues Rules ” December 2012

“Concurrent Causation of Loss and the Named Storm Deductible ” August 2012

“Crowdfunding: A New Opportunity to Raise Business Capital ” August 2012

“Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Regulations and Exchanges Could Be Here to Stay ” July 2012

“Insurance Implications of California Home Builder Air Pollution Mitigation Law ” October 2011

“NCCI Sees Continued Deterioration In Workers' Compensation Market ” August 2011

“Grandfathered Health Plans Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Maintaining Grandfathered Status Under the Interim Rules ” July 2010

“Producer Compensation, Rebates/Inducements and Value-Added Services ” July 2010

“Fifth Circuit: ERISA Does Not Preempt Louisiana Insurance Directive ” April 2010

“Louisiana Insurance Regulation 93 Named Storm and Hurricane Deductibles ” May 2009

“Potential Release Of Confidential Information Pertaining To Insurers Doing Business In Louisiana ” January 2009

“Concurrent Causation of Loss ” September 2008

“The Named Storm Deductible ” September 2008

“Louisiana Department of Insurance Legislative Package ” March 2008

“Insure Louisiana Incentive Program: Second Public Offering ” January 2008

Optional Federal Chartering of Insurance Companies

Louisiana Stop-Loss/Excess Insurance Coverage

Mold Exclusions in Louisiana Policy Forms

Louisiana Gives Tax Benefits to Biotech Research and Technology Commercialization

Louisiana Domestic Insurer Investment Issues

Reed Case Reconciles Overlapping Insurance Code Penalty Provisions

Louisiana Enacts Uniform Producers Law

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Annual Privacy Notices

OFAC: How the Office of Foreign Asset Control Can Block and Freeze You and Your Business

Insurer Catastrophe Response Plans


In-Depth Legislative Review , Louisiana Insurers Conference Compliance Seminar and Legislative Review, July 2014

Holding Company Act Updates , Louisiana Insurers Conference 69th Annual Convention, November, 2012

Family Recipes: Holding Companies , Louisiana Insurers Conference Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA., November 2011

Reported CasesRepresentative Matters: Represents insurers, reinsurers, service companies, self-insured funds, HMOs, third-party administrators, agents, brokers, producers and employers on a wide variety of insurance, transactional and regulatory issues.; Represents corporate and business clients at the board and senior management level, providing counsel as to enterprise and strategic legal issues, as well as corporate regulatory compliance and business solutions to complex corporate problems.; Represents clients in major transactional work, valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars, including corporate formations, dissolutions, reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions.; Represents both private business interests and publicly-held companies. With respect to publicly-held companies, this has required drafting many types of securities documents complying with federal and state securities laws, including registration statements and private offering memoranda.; Represents private clients' business interests before many different administrative bodies, including the Louisiana Department of Insurance, the Louisiana Division of Administrative Law, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles and the Louisiana Board of Ethics.; Has served as an outside consultant in insurance litigation.

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Cavalcade of Risk No.
Van R. Mayhall, March 6, 2015
Insurance Regulatory Law is quite grateful to welcome the Thanksgiving edition of the Cavalcade of Risk, bringing a bounty of information on a variety of insurance-related topics from a number of different experts. The Cavalcade is a biweekly, rotating collection of articles and links (also known...

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Van R. Mayhall, III

301 Main Street, Suite 2300
Baton RougeLA 70802


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