Insurance Law

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Elliott Greenleaf has successfully represented insurance clients in complex corporate, regulatory and litigation matters. We have advised new insurers, secured substantial relief from restrictive rates, and won new product approvals.For example, the firm represents major life and casualty insurance companies, as well as fraternal benefit societies, mutual insurance companies and insurance associations before the Pennsylvania Insurance Department and state and federal courts. Elliott Greenleaf also represents insurers and agencies in business transactions, regulatory issues and enforcement matters. We are leaders in insurance company formation, licensing, reinsurance and product development. The firm is highly experienced in the admission, acquisition, sale, conversion, merger and liquidation of insurance companies. We also represent various out-of-state Insurance Departments concerning rehabilitations and liquidations.

Our attorneys have extensive experience in the many varied issues and litigations arising out of insurance company insolvencies, including the Reliance, PHICO, Legion Insurance Co. and Villanova Insurance Co. rehabilitations and liquidations. Our attorneys include former clerks for Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court, which is statutorily vested with jurisdiction over insurance company insolvency proceedings and related litigations. The firm maintains an active practice before various courts and regulatory agencies. We have worked with top industry experts to restructure assets in forms acceptable to courts and regulators, and have successfully prevented the liquidation and suspension of insurance companies.

Our insurance practice group has experience with sophisticated financial transactions in the insurance industry, including asset quality analysis, statutory audits and reporting. We have also represented various foreign and domestic insurance companies, underwriters and self insurers on sophisticated insurance and liability issues.

Our lawyers are also experienced in Reinsurance Law, including reinsurance arbitrations and lawsuits involving the entire scope of the insurance industry – extending from property and casualty to life and health reinsurance. Elliott Greenleaf is skilled and knowledgeable concerning insurance coverage issues, including the fields of toxic torts, mass torts, and environmental law.