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DLA Piper LLP (US)
NEW YORK, NY 10020-1104
United States
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Work Department

International Trade, Regulatory and Government Affairs; Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations; Corporate; Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes; Insurance




Stephen Schwab concentrates his practice in international trade, with a focus on insurance and reinsurance regulation and compliance, transactions, dispute resolution and receiverships.

Stephen represents, serves and advises boards and senior management of domestic and multinational stock, mutual and captive re/insurance firms, intermediaries, trade organizations, regulators, receivers and receivership creditors in high profile disputes, innovative transactions, (including M&A and legacy transfers), troublesome regulatory matters, strategic planning, reorganizations and restructuring (including run-off), receivership proceedings and in-house training.

Stephen’s experience includes the negotiation and documentation of, and resolution of disputes arising from, of commercial relationships throughout the world.


J.D., Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University; B.A., Northwestern University

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Insurance: non-contentious

The cross-disciplinary practice at DLA Piper LLP (US) stands out for its experience in insurtech, venture capital and intellectual property matters, while also advising on M&A, corporate reorganizations, risk management, product development and regulation. Key New York partner David Luce‘s recent highlights include a role for GC Securities – a division of MMC Securities – on the first pure wildfire exposed catastrophe bond, as well as advising Fannie Mae on the first transaction in a pilot program to use enterprise paid mortgage insurance in place of policies on individual mortgage loans. Other notable individuals include David Mendelsohn and Stephen Schwab in Chicago, and Kathleen Birrane in the Baltimore office.