Jeff McWhirt has extensive experience in insurance law and insurance regulation, including excess and surplus lines. Combining his insurance knowledge with his previous experience as a deputy chief compliance officer for a large international specialty insurance broker, Jeff provides clients with pragmatic solutions in navigating the complex insurance regulatory environment to achieve their business objectives. He represents insurance agents and brokers, managing underwriters, surplus lines brokers and insurance carriers in nationwide legal, regulatory and compliance matters. Communicating with and facilitating interactions with state departments of insurance, insurance regulators and investigators, Jeff conducts insurance regulatory due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and manages insurance agent and broker acquisitions. He also assists insurance intermediaries and companies with disclosures including licensing and compensation, carrier-producer agreements, risk purchasing groups and master polices.