ABOUT WOODS GROUP SOLUTIONS

California and New York attorney, James R. Woods, is a nationally recognized insurance authority and founder of Woods Group Solutions, a network of insurance professionals, providing legal and consulting solutions to the insurance industry covering:

 

• Insurance Law
• Insurance Regulation
• Corporate, Tax, Accounting and Actuarial Analysis
• Investment Banking
• Insurance Litigation
• Cyber Security and Privacy Compliance (including GDPR)
• Insurtech

 

As the former Co-Leader of Mayer Brown’s Global Insurance Industry Group and Co-Chair of the LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae’s Global Insurance Practice, Mr. Woods has represented numerous insurers and insurance-related entities for more than 4 decades across the U.S. and Globally on a wide variety of issues.”

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

General Counsel of the Worldwide Broker Network 

 

 Proposed Insurance Solutions for the California Wildfires

see https://www.insurancejournal.tv/videos/17511/

Also see, California Wildfires and Insurance Solutions in the linked Power Point presentation here

The Rights of Consumers to Data Privacy  (GDPR and CCPA)

 

Former General Counsel to The Surplus Line Association of California 

 

Represented over 60 insurers in California’s Proposition 103 hearings

 

Represented the Dutch Association of Insurers in connection with the creation of the International Holocaust Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims

 

Represented the California Insurance Industry in creating the California Earthquake Authority

 

Represented the Nation’s largest trucking company in saving over $130M in Workers’ Comp Self-Insurance Collateral which helped preserve 33,000 jobs nationally at the height of the Great Recession

 

Led the Title Insurance Industry in resisting the attempted state and federal take over of the Title Insurance Industry

 

Co-founded an InsurTech online insurance service: LowestPremium.com

 

Co-founded the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation 

 

Volunteered and organized Hurricane Katrina insurance claims relief efforts at the Astrodome

 

 
 

CONTACT

19201 Sonoma Hwy PMB 145, Sonoma CA