Doak Foster

Doak Foster

Phone:(501) 688.8841
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas, District of Columbia

Doak Foster provides counsel to insurance companies, insurance producers, third party administrators, and all types of insurance related entities in regard to insurance corporate and regulatory matters for all lines of business in all states. Mr. Foster's subject matters include insurer formation, insurer admission to do business in all states, adding lines of authority and obtaining surplus lines or reinsurance only authority, acquisitions, mergers and redomestications of insurance companies, demutualizations, mutual holding company transactions, assumption reinsurance transactions and representation before insurance regulatory authorities for these and other purposes.


Mr. Foster provides advice and assistance regarding regulatory compliance matters for all lines of business, including holding company issues, and filing of annual holding company registration statements (Form B and Form C), prior notice filings (Form D), Enterprise Risk Reports (Form F), ORSA filings, disclaimers and extraordinary dividend requests.  He also assists clients with regulatory enforcement proceedings and market conduct examinations, policy form development, drafting and filing for approval, and research of insurance regulatory issues on nationwide basis.


  • Tulane Law School J.D. 1974
  • Tulane University B.A. 1972

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America:  Administrative / Regulatory Law in Little Rock (2007 - 2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America:  Insurance Law in Little Rock (2007 - 2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America:  Administrative / Regulatory Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2018)


  • Served as Chief Counsel and Deputy Commissioner of the Arkansas Insurance Department
  • Member, Federation of Regulatory Counsel
  • Member, American Society of Chartered Life Underwriters