• Strongwood Insurance Holdings in its sale of Sequoia Insurance Company, Personal Express Insurance Company, Sequoia Indemnity Company and certain other subsidiaries to Amtrust Financial Services.
    • Protective Life Insurance Company and its wholly owned captive reinsurer, Golden Gate IV Vermont Captive Insurance Company, in a $790 million letter of credit-based financing of XXX reserves.
    • Syncora Holdings and its subsidiary, Syncora Guarantee, in the subsidiary's comprehensive $6 billion restructuring relating to its transactions with various financial institutions that were counterparties to its credit default swaps and holders of residential mortgage-backed securities that it guaranteed.
    • Syncora Guarantee in the complex restructuring of financial guaranty policies related to approximately $500 million of Jefferson County, Alabama, Sewer Revenue Refunding Warrants.
    • Security Capital Assurance in its restructuring with XL Capital and various financial institutions party to credit default swaps with its insurance subsidiary XL Capital Assurance.
    • MBIA in a $1 billion investment by Warburg Pincus.
    • Senior Health Care Oversight Trust in the transfer to the Trust of Senior Health Insurance Company of Pennsylvania, formerly known as Conseco Senior Health Insurance Company, from Conseco.
    • Protective Life Corporation in a structured financing of excess “XXX” reserves of its life insurance subsidiaries.


  • Yale Law School, 1978, J.D.
  • Amherst College, 1974, B.A.


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