John J. Sarchio

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John J. Sarchio, a partner in Holland & Knight's Jacksonville and New York offices, co-chairs the firm's Insurance Industry Team. Mr. Sarchio concentrates on insurance industry mergers, acquisitions and financings, reinsurance transactions, self-insurance and captives, and insurance regulatory matters. He also provides guidance in connection with insurance company demutualizations, reciprocal conversions, bank-insurer affiliations and mutual insurer mergers. He advises a variety of financial services industry clients on domestic and offshore insurance securitization and catastrophe bond transactions. He also counsels professional services firms in a wide range of issues relating to their professional liability insurance programs and has represented industrial and financial services companies regarding their risk management and corporate insurance programs.

In addition to his work for commercial clients, Mr. Sarchio has advised several state and foreign governments on insurance issues and drafted a number of laws and regulations governing various aspects of the insurance industry, including Vermont's Captive Insurance Act and the U.S. Virgin Islands' Exempt Companies Act and Exempt International Insurers Act.

Honors & Awards

  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Insurance, 2004, 2006-2008
  • Guide to the World's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2013, 2015 
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Insurance Law, 2006-2017
  • University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Executive Editor