Harold regularly represents parties in financial restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory matters, and commercial disputes. Harold represents state insurance regulators in receiverships and restructuring transactions such as Trenwick America, First Connecticut Life Insurance Company and Covenant Mutual Insurance Company. He also represented policyholder and creditor groups in cases such as FGIC, AMBAC and PRS Insurance Group. He holds the designation of Certified Insurance Receiver — Multiline Insurers from the International Association of Insurance Receivers.
In October 2005, 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.
Harold has been involved in many high-profile disputes arising out of insolvency matters, including the defense of major avoidance actions in G-I Holdings, Enron, Tribune and Lyondell. Other disputes have involved insurance products in bankruptcy situations, such as mass torts or fraudulent management.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Harold 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