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John Sarchio

Partner

jsarchio@crowell.com
Phone: +1 212.895.4207
590 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10022-2544

John Sarchio is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s Insurance/Reinsurance and Corporate groups. He represents a broad range of clients in insurance-related transactional and regulatory matters, including mergers, acquisitions, and financings; reinsurance transactions; self-insurance and captive programs; and regulatory consulting and compliance. His transactional experience also includes demutualizations, reciprocal conversions, bank-insurer affiliations, and mutual insurer mergers, as well as insurance securitizations, catastrophe bond transactions, reinsurance sidecar transactions, XXX/AXXX reserve financing transactions, and other insurance-linked securities transactions.

John also represents insurance industry clients in regulatory matters before the state insurance departments of Florida and New York, advises financial services and professional services clients on their D&O and professional liability insurance programs, and counsels non-insurance clients regarding their risk management and corporate insurance programs.

In addition, John has advised various state insurance departments and foreign governments on insurance-related legislative matters, including drafting Vermont's Captive Insurance Act and the U.S. Virgin Islands' Exempt Companies Act and Exempt International Insurers Act.

Education

  • Bucknell University, B.S. (1976) magna cum laude
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. (1979) Executive Editor, Law Review
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, LL.M. (1986)

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: Florida, New York, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, International Bar Association

Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2020: Ranked in Insurance Law
  • Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers: 2004 and 2006-2008: Ranked in Insurance
  • Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2013 and 2015: Included in Guide to the World's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers

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The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Recognizes 49 Crowell & Moring Attorneys, Three Selected as Lawyer of the Year (Aug.16.2019)
Firm News/Announcement
"Runoff Finality: Divide or Transfer?," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (May 22, 2019). Contacts: John Sarchio, Richard G. Liskov
Client Alert/Newsletter
"NAIC Ponders the Possibility of Federal Preemption on Cybersecurity," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (November 26, 2018). Contacts: John Sarchio, Richard G. Liskov
Client Alert/Newsletter
"Oklahoma's Insurance Business Transfer Act: Objections Overruled?," Law360 (October 19, 2018). Authors: Laura Foggan, John Sarchio, Richard G. Liskov, and Jarad Schaeffner
Publication
"Oklahoma's Insurance Business Transfer Act: Objections Overruled?," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (October 9, 2018). Contacts: Laura Foggan, John Sarchio, Richard G. Liskov, Jarad Schaeffner
Client Alert/Newsletter
The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Recognizes 38 Crowell & Moring Attorneys (Aug.15.2018)
Firm News/Announcement
"Laser-Like Focus on InsurTech at NAIC Summer National Meeting," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (August 13, 2018). Contacts: Laura Foggan, Richard G. Liskov, John Sarchio
Client Alert/Newsletter
"Suitability and Best Interests in Life Insurance and Annuity Transactions," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (July 19, 2018). Contacts: Laura Foggan, John Sarchio, Richard G. Liskov, Jarad Schaeffner
Client Alert/Newsletter
"What Businesses Need To Know from the NAIC Fall 2017 National Meeting," Insurance/Reinsurance Alert (December 13, 2017). Contacts: Richard G. Liskov, Laura Foggan, John Sarchio
Client Alert/Newsletter
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Recognizes 40 Crowell & Moring Lawyers (Oct.31.2017)
Firm News/Announcement

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