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Sandra M. McDermott Has Joined Goldberg Segalla’s Global Insurance Services Practice Group

EACCNY member Goldberg Segalla is pleased to announce Sandra M. McDermott has joined the law firm as a partner in its Global Insurance Services Practice Group. Sandy adds more than two decades of experience to this transatlantic team, strengthening Goldberg Segalla’s capabilities to guide clients through intricate regulatory issues and handle major domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions.

Sandy has 25 years of experience handling complex and high-value regulatory, corporate, and transactional matters for insurance companies, agents, brokers, and other entities. With a background that includes spending nearly two decades as an in-house counsel to the New York domestic life insurance companies of AIG/American General, she brings to each matter an exceptionally acute understanding of the inner workings of insurance companies as well as the impact of legal issues and regulatory affairs on their operations and the bottom line.

To learn more about Sandy’s experience, view her biography here.

Goldberg Segalla’s insurance regulatory practice is led by James J. Wrynn, the immediate-past State of New York Superintendent of Insurance, and features Frederick J. Pomerantz, who has leadership roles in the Federation of Regulatory Counsel, the Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals, and the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Runoff Companies. This continually growing team offers the insurance and reinsurance industry a unique blend of international experience and an inside perspective critical for navigating its highly nuanced regulatory environment. The firm’s groundbreaking legal and regulatory work in the United States and Europe helped earn Goldberg Segalla the Law Firm of the Year honor at the 2014 Reactions London Market Awards as well as the USA Insurance Law Firm of the Year designation from Lawyer Monthly.