John S. Pruitt

John S. Pruitt: Attorney with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • Partner at Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP (433 Attorneys)
  • Grace Building, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, 40th Floor, New York, NY 10036-7703
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John Pruitt guides insurance companies in every aspect of their business-from responding to regulatory inquiries to developing new companies or buying and selling existing ones. In more than 25 years of private practice, John has advised property and casualty and life insurance clients on regulatory compliance, acquisitions, dispositions and restructurings. He counsels clients with governance, licensing, financial and market conduct examination and Insurance Holding Company Act matters. He also drafts, advises and negotiates reinsurance contracts and insurance policies.

John represents his clients in internal investigations and regulatory enforcement actions, including matters such as broker compensation practices, finite risk reinsurance, rating practices and insurance sales and marketing practices. He is a recognized thought leader in insurance regulation and actively monitors emerging issues in U.S. domestic and international regulation of insurance.

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of insurance: transactional and regulatory (2017)

Recognized as a Top Author as part of JD Supra’s Readers’ Choice Awards for thought leadership in the insurance industry (2016)

Recipient of the Client Choice Award in the category of Insurance for New York (2017)

Recognized by Expert Guides in the area of insurance and reinsurance (2016)

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Insurance
  • Insurance Regulatory and Compliance
  • Insurance M&A and Demutualizations
  • Insurance Finance
  • Reinsurance
  • Captives
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy

Education & Credentials

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University Attended:
Hamilton College, B.A., magna cum laude
Law School Attended:
Cornell Law School, J.D.
Year of First admission:
1988, New York; 1997, New Jersey
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  • New York, NY
    Grace Building , 1114 Avenue of the Americas, 40th Floor
    New York, NY 10036-7703

    212.389.5053 Phone

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