Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik

Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik: Attorney with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP


For more than 20 years, Mary Jane Wilson-Bilik has helped her insurance company clients comply with the fast-changing requirements of state and federal regulators and successfully respond to state unclaimed property and market conduct examinations and changes in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations, with a particular focus on cybersecurity. Her extensive knowledge of company operations and of insurance, unclaimed property and securities regulation and corporate governance helps clients evaluate and refine compliance procedures to improve positioning with regulators, including unclaimed property administrators and securities and insurance regulators, and to address cybersecurity risks.

Mary Jane advises on the development, disclosure and administration of life insurance products, including variable, indexed and fixed products. She assists her clients gauge legal risks and develop solutions, assessing operations and procedures of insurance companies and their affiliates for compliance with federal securities and state insurance and unclaimed property laws and regulations.

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Honorable John M. Ferren, U.S. Court of Appeals - D.C. Circuit.

Selected Experience

Advised numerous U.S. life insurers in responding to subpoenas and multistate market conduct examination requests.
Counseled a coalition of major life insurance companies on evolving state and federal regulations and other legal developments.
Advised insurance company and other clients on unclaimed property audits and remediation strategies.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Insurance
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance Regulatory and Compliance
  • Insurance Products
  • Unclaimed Insurance Benefits
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
  • Cybersecurity & Privacy
  • Unclaimed Property
  • Automotive

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.383.0660  Phone
University Attended:
College of New Rochelle, B.A., magna cum laude; Columbia University, Ph.D.
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, Articles Editor, Georgetown Law Journal, Order of the Coif
Year of First admission:
1990, Pennsylvania; 1992, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Investment Management Committee, Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section, District of Columbia Bar
Member, Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Former Member, Steering Committee, Georgetown University Law Center's Women's Forum
Member, Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO)

Birth Information:
New York, New York, June 3, 1950

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