• Marcia D. Alazraki

    Co-Chair; Insurance Industry
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    Albany Law School, J.D., 1976.


    State University of New York, B.A., summa cum laude, 1972.

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    New York
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    Marcia Alazraki has extensive experience with respect to all aspects of insurance regulatory law, including the financing, acquisition and licensing of insurance companies, insurance product design, reinsurance transactions, and market conduct and financial examination advice.

    Prior to joining the Firm, she headed the insurance regulatory practices at Shea & Gould and then at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. From 1981 to 1984, Ms. Alazraki was Deputy Superintendent at the New York State Department of Financial Services. Ms. Alazraki served as Assistant Counsel to the Governor of the State of New York from 1979 to 1981.

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    Honors & Awards

    The Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2016.

    New York Super Lawyers, 2008.


    “Anticipating Issues Before They Become Problems,” Inside the Minds: Winning Legal Strategies for Insurance Law, 2006

    “Speed to Market Developments in New York,” FORC Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law & Regulation, September 22, 2001.

    “States, Fed Scrutinize Industry,” National Law Journal, April 1991.

    “Liability Crisis: Insolvency Concerns Increase,” National Law Journal, May 1990.

    “New and Evolving Law on Financial Guarantees,” Banking Law Report, May and June 1986 (two parts).

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    Admitted to practice in New York.

    Speaking Engagements