Linda P.
Berry
Counsel

212.389.5061

After developing proficiency in academia, with a Ph.D., and in the insurance industry, Linda Berry brought her skills to Sutherland’s insurance practice. Linda Berry uses her academic background and experience in property and casualty insurance to aid clients in the areas of insurance and reinsurance, including policy drafting and program reviews. She advises on all areas of captive insurance company work, by helping incorporate and license captives as well as advising on regulatory, compliance and corporate matters, including mergers and redomestications. In a few cases, she helped companies with dissolutions and liquidations. She works on insurance holding company restructurings involving assumption reinsurance.

Linda earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of South Carolina, following her master of arts degree from Northwestern University and her B.A. from the Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia. Linda is a member of the Connecticut and the New York bars.

Selected Experience

Sutherland advises on transaction and regulatory reinsurance matters.
Sutherland advised on transactional and regulatory reinsurance matters.
Sutherland develops and reviews insurance and reinsurance programs.
Sutherland developed or reviewed numerous insurance and reinsurance programs, including captive programs.
Sutherland advises on various insurance holding company restructurings.
Sutherland advised on various insurance holding company restructurings, including the use of assumption reinsurance.

Professional Activities

Member, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Society
Vice Chair, Public Regulation of Insurance Law Committee, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) of the American Bar Association (1990-1997)
Seminar Chair, New York Chapter of CPCU Society (1995)
Regional Meeting Chair, Public Regulation of Insurance Law Committee, TIPS, ABA (1991)

Education
  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, Order of the Coif 
  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina
  • M.A., Northwestern University
  • B.A., Mary Washington College of University of Virginia
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • New York

Our Story

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a 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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