McGlinchey News Release
McGlinchey Stafford Adds Former General Counsel of Lloyd’s America to New York Office
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that Joseph Gunset has joined the firm’s Insurance Practice in New York City as Of Counsel beginning April 1, 2020.
Prior to joining McGlinchey, Gunset served as General Counsel at Lloyd’s America, the U.S. subsidiary of the historic insurance market, Lloyd’s of London, where he oversaw a wide range of U.S. legal issues, including legislative and regulatory policy, and acted as the preeminent insurance market’s key liaison with U.S. regulators, legislators, and government officials on a variety of matters.
“I have had an immensely rewarding twenty years at Lloyd’s, and am very grateful to my colleagues for their tremendous support over the years,” said Gunset. “As I look ahead to the next phase in my career, I’m thrilled to join McGlinchey’s insurance practice. In both insurance regulatory and consumer finance regulatory compliance matters, the attorneys at McGlinchey are leaders providing clients unparalleled service nationwide.”
“We are excited to welcome Joe to the firm,” said Rudy Aguilar, McGlinchey’s Managing Member. “His depth of experience in insurance and regulatory matters will support the growth of our New York office and further expand our national platform. We know that clients will benefit greatly from Joe’s expertise, particularly at this uncertain time when our clients are seeking counsel on a wide range of insurance-related matters.”
Previously, Gunset served as Vice President and General Counsel for a division of American International Group. He holds a bachelor’s degree and law degree from Fordham University.
McGlinchey’s insurance practice focuses on addressing the full range of clients’ insurance needs. The attorneys help clients design products and policies to solve specific problems, as well as helping them secure changes in law and regulations necessary to make their products responsive to the marketplace and day-to-day operational needs of clients.
“Joe is a well-respected member of the insurance community in the U.S. and London and it has been a pleasure working with him over the years,” said Ronnie Johnson, Chair, McGlinchey’s Insurance Regulatory and Compliance team. “With the ability to join any firm of his choosing, we’re so excited that Joe chose McGlinchey.”
Additionally, defending insurance companies has been a cornerstone of McGlinchey’s work since the firm’s founding, and their attorneys continue to set the standard for the defense of complex insurance and reinsurance coverage cases. The attorneys have extensive experience representing insurance companies in the industries of their insureds, including financial service and banking, automotive, aviation, technology, real estate, asbestos, energy, healthcare, industrial equipment, consumer products, and more.