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Thomas Kelly is a corporate partner and Chair for the Americas of the firm’s Insurance Industry Group and has represented insurance companies in a broad range of capital markets and M&A transactions. He has acted as company counsel on several of the major U.S. life insurer demutualizations and was named a 2002 “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer for his work on the IPO and demutualization of Principal Financial Group, Inc.

Mr. Kelly is chair of the Insurance Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association, is chair of the Corporate Section of the Association of Life Insurance Counsel, has served as a member of the Insurance Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and was a major contributor to the book Modern Investment Management and the Prudent Man Rule (Oxford University Press 1986) written by Debevoise partner Bevis Longstreth. Mr. Kelly is a member of the board of directors of The Royal Oak Foundation.