October 12, 2021
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Attorney Savannah Johnston has successfully completed the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Core Legal Course, which is designed to acquaint attorneys new to state regulation with the various laws that govern the insurance industry.
The NAIC Core Legal Course offers a historical presentation of milestones and court cases that have shaped the current understanding of insurance and the business of insurance while providing a broader understanding of their role within the state regulatory framework. Course topics include Foundation of Insurance Regulation, Impact of Federal Law, Insurance Fraud, Solvency Regulation and Insolvency, Market Conduct Regulation and NAIC Resources.
Johnston focuses her practice on insurance regulatory matters. She assists with regulatory filings and compliance issues involving state insurance departments and state securities departments. She also researches and reviews state legislation and regulation to assess the impact on the business of insurance. While in law school, Johnston gained experience working with government agencies and associations, taking on comprehensive research projects geared towards influencing future legislation.
About National Association of Insurance Commissioners
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) provides expertise, data, and analysis for insurance commissioners to effectively regulate the industry and protect consumers. Founded in 1871, the U.S. standard-setting organization is governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories to coordinate regulation of multistate insurers.
About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.