Nicholas Secara

IFNY Emerging Leaders Advisory Council

Nicholas Secara is an associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP in the Insurance & Reinsurance Business Unit.  He advises on sensitive, complex, high-value contentious and non-contentious matters for the insurance industry.

Nicholas’ advisory and litigation practice focuses on the energy industry with an emphasis on oil and gas companies and nuclear and electric utilities insured through industry mutuals and captives.  He also represents insurance industry participants before the New York State Department of Financial Services and State Attorneys General.  Nicholas’ transactional and regulatory practice includes counseling insurers on M&A, commercial transactions and regulatory compliance.  In the FinTech space, he counsels clients at the forefront of blockchain development and deployment, advising on accelerators, exchanges and sponsors of initial coin offerings in offshore jurisdictions.

Nicholas co-founded the Insurance Federation of New York’s Emerging Leaders and serves on the board for the US Reinsurance Under 40s Group, Inc.  He graduated from Middlebury College and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.  Nicholas is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.

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