Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Nicholas F Potter

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The "top-notch" Nicholas Potter is highlighted for being by market sources "willing to go the extra mile to meet needs and expectations." He isa recognized leading practitioner in securities and M&A-related insurance matters. He also has experience in  regulatory issues. One source highlights: "He impressed me. He is calm, cool and collected, as well as being thoughtful and knowledgeable."

Nicholas Potter cochairs the firm's financial institutions group and focuses his practice on M&A in the insurance sector. Among other recent work he advised MBIA Insurance in connection with the sale of its UK subsidiary to Assured Guaranty.

Nicholas Potter is well regarded in the market for his strength handling complex insurance transactions. He is also experienced in advising on regulatory matters. One source says: "He is exceptional. He gets the issues quickly, offers good, thoughtful advice and is very experienced," going on to add: "When you hear a suggestion from him you can rely on it."