Nicholas R. Paquette


Nicholas R. Paquette


Nicholas Paquette’s practice is concentrated in the fields of corporate and regulatory law with a particular emphasis on extended warranty and service contract programs, insurance agent and agency licensing, insurance and health care privacy, reinsurance transactions, and captive insurance matters. He is a partner in the firm’s Insurance & Reinsurance Industry Team.

Nicholas represents insurance and other industry players in a variety of transaction and corporate restructurings, and counsels such entities with respect to their regulatory affairs and filings related to such transactions including their dealings with state insurance departments and other state and federal regulatory agencies. He also counsels service contract providers, insurers, pharmacy benefit managers, and health care entities with respect to state and federal regulatory issues impacting their business generally.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Nicholas was a finance and insurance executive with an international insurance company, focusing primarily on automobile extended service contract and captive insurance matters.

Awards and Recognition

  • Received, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Corporate Law (2023-2024)

Presentations and Publications

  • “Employee Assistance Programs and State Insurance Regulation: Structuring EAPs to Ensure Compliance,” Health Care Law Today (May 23, 2016) (with Thomas Hrdlick)
  • “Florida’s New Agency Law,” FORC Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation, Vol. 26, Ed. 2 (Summer 2015) (with Kevin G. Fitzgerald)
  • “National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers Reform Act of 2015’ Signed into Law,” The Regulator (Winter 2015) (with Kevin G. Fitzgerald)
17 August 2023 Honors and Awards

Foley Attorneys Recognized in 2024 Best Lawyers in America

Foley & Lardner LLP proudly announced today that 236 of the firm’s attorneys across 20 U.S. offices have received recognition in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
01 February 2023 Press Releases

Foley Elects 23 New Partners

Foley & Lardner LLP is proud to announce the election of 23 lawyers to its partnership, effective February 1, 2023.
18 August 2022 Press Releases

Foley Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Best Lawyers in America

Foley & Lardner LLP proudly announced that 250 of our attorneys across 20 offices have received recognition in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
11 June 2021 In the News

Foley’s Representation of Confie Seguros Highlighted in Press

Five Foley representatives are mentioned in a Global Legal Chronicle article titled, “Confie Seguros’ Merger with Alliant,” detailing merger between Confie Seguros and Alliant.
09 June 2021 Press Releases

Foley Serves as Insurance Regulatory Counsel to Confie Seguros in Merger with Alliant

Foley & Lardner LLP served as insurance regulatory counsel to Confie Seguros and its private equity sponsor, ABRY Partners, in Confie’s merger with Alliant Insurance Services
03 April 2020 Blogs

Impact of Coronavirus on the Insurance Industry

Like nearly every sector of the U.S. Economy, the insurance industry, including insurance carriers, agents, brokers, adjusters, and other licensees, is being severely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.