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H. Michael Byrne

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
New York, NY, USA

H. Michael Byrne is a partner in the firm's Insurance practice team within the Corporate & Securities Practice Group, where he advises U.S. and international insurers, reinsurers, captives and producers in structuring their business operations and obtaining regulatory approvals, including for the intitial organization and formation, M&A and restructurings. He also counsels U.S. and international insurers, reinsurers, captives and producers and negotiates with insurance regulators on a wide range of regulatory matters, including holding company act and investment law compliance.

Michael has particular experience in the area of excess and surplus lines and other nonadmitted insurance, including cross-border and captive transactions and the Bermuda and London markets, and the impact of the 2010 federal Dodd-Frank Act. He is active in the legislative and insurance department rulemaking processes in a variety of areas, is a member of the NAPSLO Legislative Committee, regularly attends meetings of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and is a frequent speaker and writer on various industry topics.

Michael Byrne's practice is limited to advising clients on U.S. law, and he is not admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales.

 Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, J.D. cum laude
 Rutgers University, B.A.

Bar Admissions 
 New York
 New Jersey


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