Hogan Lovells Adds Francis R. Monaco to Global Corporate Practice in New York
23 January 2012
NEW YORK, 23 January 2012 – Hogan Lovells announced today that Francis R. Monaco is joining its global Corporate practice as a partner in the New York office.
“Frank Monaco brings to Hogan Lovells his well-known, highly regarded experience as a corporate and regulatory insurance lawyer. His experience with all manner of insurance and reinsurance transactions and regulatory matters will further the reach of the Hogan Lovells global insurance and reinsurance practice. We are consistently rated as the leading global practice in these areas, and having Frank on board furthers our plan to build a leading U.S. insurance practice in New York,” said Stuart Stein, Global Co-Head of Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Practice Group.
"Frank is just the person we have been looking for to help develop our corporate and regulatory insurance offering in the United States,” said Tim Goggin, head of Hogan Lovells’ Corporate and Regulatory Insurance practice, which has over 120 lawyers internationally and is widely recognized as one of the world's leading teams advising the insurance industry on corporate, financial, and regulatory matters. "The team worldwide is very enthusiastic about Frank joining and we are all looking forward to working with him."
Monaco has extensive experience with insurance company securitizations, life and property and casualty reinsurance transactions, acquisitions and dispositions of blocks of insurance and reinsurance business, financial guaranty and mortgage guaranty insurance, and reinsurance transactions. In addition, he has advised clients on related regulatory matters, insurance holding company act compliance issues, company formation and licensing matters, and compliance matters involving non-admitted insurers and reinsurers.
“I am proud to join the Corporate practice at Hogan Lovells with its impressive reputation as a leading advisor on major corporate transactions worldwide,” said Frank Monaco. “Coming to Hogan Lovells will enable me to work with my partners around the world to build out our insurance transactional and regulatory practice throughout the United States.”
Monaco joins Hogan Lovells from Dewey & LeBoeuf, where he was a partner.