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May 11, 2018
Look for Kerr Russell advertising in Captive Insurance Times ... profile listing:
Kerr Russell handles all aspects of captive insurance and alternative risk programs. For over 30 years, we have formed and advised countless captive insurance companies and other alternative risk entities, including pure captives, group captives, agency and association owned captives, IRC §831(b) small captives, rent-a-captives, cell captives, series captives, risk retention groups, risk purchasing groups and other pooling arrangements. And, unlike the many law firms whose captive work has only recently arising in connection with the establishment of a particular state’s/domicile’s captive insurance legislation, our captive practice extends beyond Michigan to include all of the major US and offshore domiciles.
Several members of our captive insurance and alternative risk programs practice are Certified Public Accountants as well as attorneys, ensuring that the complicated taxation and accounting issues for our captive clients are properly handled. Our attorneys frequently lecture, publish articles and are quoted nationally and internationally on the latest issues and topics affecting the captive insurance industry.
Our captive clients compete in an array of industries including health care, assisted living, long-term care and nursing home, construction, manufacturing, food service, franchising, trucking/transportation and logistics, association, staffing and PEO, benefits, services, high-tech, oil and gas and other industries. We assist our captive clients through the design and establishment of captive insurance and other alternative risk programs, utilizing a risk management perspective that is bolstered by our substantial experience within the insurance industry, our knowledge of the regulatory compliance arena, securities, corporate governance and contractual expertise, and our recognized strength in local, state, federal and international taxation. Additionally, we assist clients who may have a captive insurance program in place, or who may participate in a group program, to determine whether enhancements may be made to reduce risk and optimize business goals.
We are additionally seasoned in handling insurance mergers and acquisitions, commutations, novations and redomestications, as well as various alternative risk financing and collateral vehicles such as letters of credit and insurance trusts (so-called “114 Trusts”). Our professionals regularly draft and review insurance policies and reinsurance agreements. We are also adept at counseling our clients in connection with insurance receiverships and liquidations.
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Patrick Haddad has over 25 years of experience in the areas of securities, corporate law, health care law and insurance. He is chairperson of the firm’s Securities Law Practice Group and co-chairperson of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group.

In his securities and corporate practice, Patrick represents public companies, the boards of for-profit and nonprofit organizations, statewide professional associations, health care professionals, hospital systems, joint ventures, management/service organizations, and managed care delivery systems. His work includes disclosure and compliance relative to current, quarterly and annual filings; Section 16 reporting and representation of corporate directors and officers; corporate governance; audit committee and compensation committee representation; public offerings; private placements; and negotiation and documentation of complex business transactions

Patrick’s health care law practice includes advising on provider contracting, change of ownership (CHOW), certificate of need (CON), hospital/medical staff relationships, third party payor reimbursement, and state and federal laws regulating the delivery of health services and the business of health care.

He also advises a wide array of mortgage originator and insurance clients, including agents, captive, casualty, property, professional liability, health and worker’s compensation insurers, third party administrators, and self-funded health plans. Patrick frequently assists clients regarding the drafting and analysis of federal, state and local legislation and regulation. He also represents clients before federal and state courts and administrative tribunals.

Patrick is a frequent speaker before legal and business groups on the topics of securities and health care, including presentations on peer review, physician self-referral, anti-kickback, compliance plans, HIPAA, and antitrust.

Patrick was named to The Best Lawyers in America®, by Woodward/White, Inc. in the area of health care law.

Eric Lark has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of business law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities law and private equity, real estate law, insurance law and the formation and representation of captive insurance companies, risk retention groups and other alternative risk transfer entities.

Eric represents public and private companies in the manufacturing, technology, services, construction, transportation, real estate, financial services, private equity, healthcare and insurance industries. He serves as counsel for a number of businesses, and provides assistance with business formations, mergers, buying and selling businesses, joint ventures, international transactions, public and private offerings and other securities matters, private equity and financing transactions, contracts, real estate matters and captive insurance, both onshore and offshore.

Eric publishes articles and frequently lectures at the local, national and international levels on topics related to business law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and captive insurance. He is past Chairman of the 3,500 member Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan.  He is also active in his community, serving as his homeowners association’s President for over 15 years, currently chairing the Northville Township Planning Commission and acting as a member of the Township’s Zoning Board of Appeals.

Eric has been recognized by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; ranks among The Best Lawyers in America®, Woodward/White, Inc.; and been rated a “Michigan Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters. Eric holds the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating, reflecting preeminence in legal ability, integrity and overall professional integrity. Eric is also recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” in Detroit and a Top Attorney in Detroit by dBusiness magazine and Crain’s Detroit Business.

About Kerr Russell ...

We are proud of Detroit. We are proud to have had a seat at the table here since 1874.

Our exceptional attorneys understand the unique challenges facing business leaders. Our legal solutions are prompt, accurate, economical, and focused around your needs in every area, including business law, labor and employment, immigration, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and construction, healthcare, medical practices, tax, contract negotiation, restructuring, automotive, manufacturing, and commercial litigation.

Whereas many lawyers merely interpret the law, our attorneys help to make it. We have been involved in some of the most significant legal developments in state business and health care law, and our trial lawyers have been involved in many notable commercial cases in Michigan and other jurisdictions.

In business and legal circles, we are respected for our high standards, quality work, and professional ethics and integrity.

For over 140 years, Detroit has been our home. Detroit will always be our home.



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