Margaret Brzakala

Associate

Margaret Brzakala

Associate

Margaret Brzakala helps insurers, producers, and other insurance-related entities, such as third-party administrators and motor clubs, achieve their business goals while maintaining compliance with wide-ranging and complex insurance regulatory laws.

Her practice includes advising companies on insurance compliance matters, such as advertising, privacy, and licensing, and assisting industry players solve discrete insurance regulatory issues through research and correspondence with insurance regulatory agencies. She also has experience conducting complex due diligence relating to insurance regulatory issues that arise in merger and acquisition transactions, including advising regarding pre- and post-acquisition regulatory requirements.

Prior to joining Foley, Maggie was a judicial intern at the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Chambers of Justice Ann Walsh Bradley, and a legal intern at Johnson Controls. She was previously a summer associate at Foley in 2020.

24 April 2023 Article

5 Tips For Filing Gov't Notices After Insurance Producer M&A

Each state Department of Insurance requires that insurance producers — brokers and agents — keep their information up to date in the DOI's records by timely notifying the DOI of any changes to the producer's information, usually within 30 days of the change.
14 February 2023 Article

Wisconsin Resident Producers Required to Submit Annual Cybersecurity Certification By March 1, 2023

Information data security has been a hot topic for the insurance industry in recent years, particularly the development of information security programs (“ISPs”) by insurers, producers, and other insurance licensees.
28 November 2022 Deals and Wins

Foley Advises CIVC Partners in Minority Investment in Signers National

Foley & Lardner LLP represented CIVC Partners as regulatory counsel in its strategic minority investment in Signers National, a tech-enabled insurance distribution platform focused on serving niche insurance markets.
01 November 2022 Legal News: Insurance & Reinsurance

States Continue to Adopt NAIC Group Capital Calculation Updates

In 2020, the NAIC revised the Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act and Insurance Holding Company System Model Regulation to require that all insurance company holding systems annually report the system’s group capital calculation to its lead state commissioner.
19 October 2022 Newsletters

Upcoming Deadline Under The No Surprises Act – Air Ambulance Reporting By Group Health Plans and Insurance Issuers

To help address the high costs of air ambulance services, Congress included requirements regarding air ambulance services in the No Surprises Act. Learn more.