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James R.


For more than 30 years, Jim Dwyer has represented market leading companies on some of the largest mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in the insurance industry.  Jim advises clients on a full range of insurance transactional matters including company sales, mergers and acquisitions, reinsurance transactions, financing and securitizations, business transition and renewal rights transactions, administrative services agreements, collateral protection arrangements, insurance holding company act transactions, company governance and general corporate matters, and related regulatory and judicial proceedings.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland (US), Jim was a senior partner in Dewey & LeBoeuf’s nationally recognized insurance M&A and regulatory practice groups. Over the course of his career Jim has been recognized as a leading practitioner in insurance transactional, regulatory and financing matters by numerous organizations.

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Awards and Rankings

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of Insurance Transactional and Regulatory

Named to The Best Lawyers in America for Insurance Law

Selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers® in the area of Mergers and Acquisitions (2005, 2014-2016)

  • J.D., University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law
  • A.B., with high honors, University of Notre Dame

Our Story

Eversheds Sutherland is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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