Biography

Stu is a Boston-based lawyer focusing his practice on helping regulatory and business clients with insurance-related needs, including insurance receiverships, examinations, coverage disputes, and compliance. He represents insurance regulators, insurers, and commercial clients regarding insurance coverage, reinsurance, market conduct examinations and complex business litigation.

Stu's experience includes the following:

  • Represented insurance regulators in multistate and single-state targeted market conduct examinations including the negotiation and implementation of regulatory settlement agreements
  • Counseled insurance regulators and commercial clients regarding administrative proceedings and subsequent judicial reviews
  • Focused on the administration of insurer receiverships and liquidations as well as the insurance and reinsurance coverage matters that arise out of such proceedings
  • Represented commercial clients in complex business litigation involving insurance, banking and employee benefits issues

Stu clerked for Justice Francis X. Spina of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Boston College Law School  (J.D., cum laude)
  • Boston College  (B.A.)
    • Economics and History

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Honors

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer “Rising Star” 2016-2017, 2019-2021

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Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Firm Highlights

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Implications of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act Webinar

Join Verrill's Robert Laplaca who will be presenting this webinar on understanding what risks confront gambling businesses operating on the internet. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act was passed in 2006, but its implications...

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Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

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Annual Update Part 6: Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion - Top Legal Challenges and Best Practices for Your Company

Join Verrill for its sixth session of the 2022 virtual Labor & Employment Annual Update Series. Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez will discuss steps that employers are taking to embrace diversity in their hiring practices...

News

Verrill Partner Robert Ruesch Elected to American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law’s Governing Committee

Blog

Health Plans: PCORI Fee Is Due August 1, 2022

What is the PCORI Fee? The Affordable Care Act created a non-profit corporation, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (“PCORI”), to conduct research to help individuals, providers, and policymakers make better healthcare choices by advancing...

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Verrill Elects Longtime Partner Scott Anderson as New Managing Partner

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Hospitals Win 340B Medicare Rate Cut Suit, But When, How, and How Much They Will Recoup Remains Unclear

In a recent unanimous decision, the Supreme Court found that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”), part of the federal Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), erred when it significantly reduced...

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Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

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New DOJ Task Force Announced Will Impact Health Care Providers & Prescribers in Northern New England

Major enforcement news was released today, Wednesday, June 29, 2022, for medical professionals and anyone working in or around the health care space in Maine , New Hampshire , and Vermont . The United...

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Four Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Chambers & Partners for Energy and Environmental Law in Maine

Verrill attorneys Juliet T. Browne, James I. Cohen, Gordon R. Smith, and Mathew J. Todaro were recently recognized for energy and environmental law in Maine in the 2022 Chambers & Partners Guide . Chambers...

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