Hal Horwich represents state insurance regulators in receiverships and restructuring transactions. He also represents policyholder and creditor groups. He holds the designation of Certified Insurance Receiver — Multiline Insurers from the International Association of Insurance Receivers.
Hal has been involved in many major insurance insolvency and restructuring matters. He represented policyholders in Ambac and FGIC; the Maryland Insurance Department in ACA Financial Guaranty; guaranty association member companies in Penn Treaty American Network, the second largest insurance insolvency in the history of the United States; and Physicians Reciprocal Insurers, the second largest medical malpractice insurer in New York.
He was appointed by the insurance commissioner of the state of Connecticut as the chairman of the Task Force on Insurance Company Runoff and Reorganization. Hal is also chairman of the International Association of Insurance Receivers publications committee, co-chair of the International Association of Insurance Receivers subcommittee on insolvent managed care organizations, and a member of the NAIC committee on amendments to the Model Insurer Rehabilitation and Liquidation Act.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Hal was a partner at another international law firm, where he was head of the firm’s insurance practice and a member of its financial restructuring group.
Boston University School of Law, 1978, Juris Doctor
Brown University, 1975, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude
US District Court for the District of Connecticut
US District Court for the District of Massachusetts