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Steve Herbert counsels insurance and financial services companies and various insurance distributors—including variable and fixed life, annuity and health insurance providers—on the complexities of state insurance regulatory law. A member of Sutherland’s Financial Services Practice Group, Steve focuses on regulatory matters, including sales and market conduct, product development, preparation and filing, producer licensing and appointment, agent compensation, corporate governance, corporate transactions, business agreements, investments, claims, litigation and reinsurance.

Steve also advises in matters relating to forming, licensing, regulating and operating life insurance and annuity companies and their products—with a heavy concentration on New York law. Steve has been in private practice for more than 25 years. Prior to joining Sutherland, he served as vice president, general counsel and secretary at a New York-based, 50-state licensed life insurance company. Steve was also general counsel for a New York state life insurance company trade association and assistant general counsel for a New York life insurance and financial services company.

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association
Member, New York State Bar Association
Member, Connecticut Bar Association

  • J.D., Albany Law School of Union University
  • B.S., magna cum laude, State University of New York at Albany
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • State and Federal Courts

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