Mr David Heales > Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10019
United States
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Corporate & Financial Services


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United States > Industry focus > Insurance: non-contentious

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP stands out with its broad practice and its strong and expanding bench of ‘highly knowledgeable, client sensitive, business savvy’ practitioners. Strengths include insurance capital markets, M&A and restructuring transactions as well as designing alternative risk transfer solutions. Alexander Dye, who has expertise in insurance M&A and capital markets transactions and ‘deeply experienced’ practitioner John Schwolsky lead the team from New York. Michael Groll, who is experienced in corporate and securities law, is also based in New York.  The arrivals of Kara Baysinger and Stephanie Duchene in San Francisco as well as Matt Gaul and David Heales in New York from Mayer Brown in April 2021 expanded the group’s regulatory capabilities and insurtech expertise. In October 2021, Prakash Paran joined the New York and London offices from DLA Piper LLP (US), strengthening the cross-border insurance M&A practice, while David Luce joined the New York office from DLA Piper LLP (US) in January 2022.