John S. Pruitt
Partner and Co-Head of Global Insurance
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
John Pruitt guides insurance companies in every aspect of their business—from responding to regulatory inquiries to developing new companies or buying and selling existing ones. In more than 25 years of private practice, John has advised property and casualty and life insurance clients on regulatory compliance, acquisitions, dispositions and restructurings. He counsels clients with governance, licensing, financial and market conduct examination and Insurance Holding Company Act matters. He also drafts, advises and negotiates reinsurance contracts and insurance policies.
John represents his clients in internal investigations and regulatory enforcement actions, including matters such as broker compensation practices, finite risk reinsurance, rating practices and insurance sales and marketing practices. He is a recognized thought leader in insurance regulation and actively monitors emerging issues in U.S. domestic and international regulation of insurance.
As co-head of the Eversheds Sutherland Global Insurance group, John also leads the US team that covers property/casualty issues at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).