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Leah Campbell is a partner in the Corporate and Financial Services Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York, specializing in insurance regulatory and transactional matters.
Ms. Campbell has extensive experience in the areas of insurance holding company and financial condition regulation, reinsurance and capital markets transactions, and insurance regulatory matters including company formation and licensing, e-commerce, life settlement transactions, captive insurance operations and broker compensation. She represents clients in regulatory proceedings related to acquisitions, restructurings, reinsurance transactions and insurance services agreements.
Chambers USA (2012) ranks Ms. Campbell among the leading individuals practicing Insurance Law (Transactional and Regulatory) in New York.
Selected Professional and Business Activities
Ms. Campbell is a member of the New York City Bar, Committee on Insurance Law and the Association of Professional Insurance Women. She has written articles on several insurance-related subjects including insurance company investments in Hybrid Securities, Federal Insurance Initiatives, the Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act, surplus lines insurance standards, insurance fundamentals and insurance compliance programs.
Selected Significant Matters
WRM America. Counsel to WRM America Holdings LLC in its $210 million acquisition of Fidelity National Financial’s flood insurance business.
RenaissanceRe. Counsel to RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. in the sale of its U.S. insurance business to QBE Holdings, Inc.
MaRI Ltd. Counsel to Marsh Inc. in a first-of-its-kind $400 million sidecar reinsuring worldwide commercial property and casualty direct insurance policies, issued by affiants of sponsor ACE Limited and produced by Marsh, Inc., covering losses caused by natural catastrophes.
Zurich Life. Counsel to Zurich Holding Company of America in the sale of Zurich Life insurance group to Bank One and reinsurance of Kemper Investors Life Insurance Company's life and annuity business.
Reinsurance Side Car . Counsel to Lead Arranger and Syndication Agent in a $730 million sidecar formed to reinsure certain U.S. property catastrophe business in the first sidecar transaction to extend reinsurance coverage to direct insurance risks rather than reinsurance.
Zurich Small Commercial Business. Counsel to Zurich in the sale of Zurich North America's small commercial insurance business to Farmers Group Inc.and Truck Insurance Exchange.
Interboro Mutual Indemnity Ins. Co. Counsel to Fursa Alternative Strategies LLC in the demutualization and acquisition from receivership of Interboro Mutual Indemnity Insurance Company.
Reinsurance Side Car . Counsel to Lead Arranger and Syndication Agent in a $500 million sidecar providing coverage U.S. commercial and residential property catastrophe program.
Counsel to various clients in the acquisition of general insurance agencies and managing general underwriters.
Counsel to various clients in connection with insurance regulatory approvals and filings incident to insurance company mergers and acquisitions and other change of control transactions, restructurings, significant reinsurance transactions and affiliate transactions.
1982, Hofstra University School of Law, J.D.
1979, New York University, B.A.
New York, 1983
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1983