Debevoise’s Insurance Group Wins 2016 Chambers USA Award for Excellence

31 May 2016

For the second time in three years, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP was named the winner in the “Insurance (Insurer)” category at Chambers and Partners' 11th annual Chambers USA Awards for Excellence. The awards ceremony, held on May 26, 2016, honored firms and individuals that have excelled in the U.S. legal market over the last year.

According to Chambers USA, the Debevoise Insurance Group “demonstrates truly outstanding credentials in M&A matters in the insurance industry, with critical transactional experience as well as top-notch regulatory know-how.”

Further, as one client stated in the publication, "If you have something that's never been done before, this is the firm to call. They are extremely creative and innovative in developing new solutions."

Said another client: "They are incredibly knowledgeable and have valuable and difficult-to-find expertise. They also have a very broad and deep bench which I really appreciate. They always have another person who is just as knowledgeable and talented, which is a real testament to their people and development."

The Debevoise Insurance Group brings more than 35 years of experience to the most complex insurance industry transactions, the highest-stakes disputes and the most challenging regulatory engagements. The team is regularly the first choice for big-ticket insurance industry M&A, for intricate financings against an evolving regulatory backdrop, and for restructurings and a host of other transactions. The group advises a wide range of industry clients around the world, including major insurers, reinsurers, hedge funds, private equity funds and other capital providers, intermediaries and significant industry associations.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.