Co-leader of New York Office Banking & Finance

Richard B. Spitzer

Insurance, Insurance-Linked Securities, Capital Markets

"He is an excellent expert in the insurance-related securities area." 
Chambers USA


Insurers and underwriters turn to Richard Spitzer for counsel on structured finance transactions, such as catastrophe bonds, mortality bonds, sidecars and other risk-linked securities. Ricky also represents issuers and underwriters in connection with securities offerings by insurance companies, including offerings of equity, debt and surplus notes.

Clients seek out Ricky's insight on insurance mergers and acquisitions, leveraging his particular focus on the use of reinsurance to transfer legacy liabilities.


  • A leading insurance lawyer – Chambers USA
  • Recognized in Insurance Law – Best Lawyers


  • Georgetown University Law Center, JD

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