Debevoise Partner My Chi To Appointed to Lead Insurance Division at the New York State Department of Financial Services

20 November 2019

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP announces that partner My Chi To has been appointed by Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell as Executive Deputy Superintendent of the Insurance Division at the New York State Department of Financial Services.

“My Chi has made tremendous contributions to the firm and our clients during her years at Debevoise, as a superb practitioner, mentor to young lawyers and tireless advocate for women in the profession,” said Michael Blair, Presiding Partner. “While we will greatly miss her insight, dedication and collegiality, we congratulate My Chi for furthering our longstanding tradition of public service and wish her the best in this next phase of her career.”

Ms. To is a member of the firm’s Restructuring Group and global insurance practice, which is widely regarded as one of the leading legal practices in the insurance industry. The group brings decades of experience to the most complex insurance industry transactions, high-stakes disputes and challenging regulatory engagements.

Ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA and The Legal 500 US, Ms. To received the Kathryn R. Heidt Memorial Award presented by the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. She is also an editor-in-chief of the Debevoise Women’s Review and a member of the Steering Committee of the US 30% Club, a group of business leaders focused on improving the representation of women at all levels of U.S. organizations, including corporate boards.