Cynthia R. Shoss - Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Cynthia R. Shoss

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 212-389-5012

Cynthia Shoss, co-leader of the firm’s Insurance Transactions & Products practice, is a nationally recognized adviser on insurance regulatory matters including transformative transactions such as demutualizations, mergers, conversions, and other restructurings and acquisitions. She assists clients with legislation, examinations and investigations, and with compliance, governance and investment issues.

For more than 30 years, Cynthia has counseled clients in various insurance sectors including life insurance, property/casualty insurance, health insurance and workers’ compensation. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies, state departments of insurance and attorneys general, investment bankers and multinational clients.

Cynthia joined Sutherland from Dewey & LeBoeuf where she was co-chair of the Insurance Regulatory Department and formerly Managing Partner of the firm’s London office and chair of the firm’s pro bono practice. She also served on the firm’s Diversity Committee as she does at Sutherland, and was a founder of the LeBoeuf Women’s Initiatives Group.

Tulane Law SchoolJ.D. 1974New York UniversityLL.M 1980
Board of Overseers and Executive Committee of the School of Risk Management Insurance and Actuarial Science of the Peter J. Tobin College of Business of St. John’s UniversityAssociation of Life Insurance CounselEconomic Mobility CorporationInternational Insurance SocietyLawyers Alliance for New YorkAssociation of Life Insurance Counsel

Office Location

The Grace Building, 40th Floor
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-7703
United States


Practice Areas

Insurance Law (Compliance, Government Relations, Regulatory, Transactions)