Marilyn A. Lion, is a corporate partner, Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group, and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department.
Ms. Lion focuses on corporate transactions in the insurance industry, including mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions, as well as insurance and reinsurance regulatory matters.
Ms. Lion was selected by The Deal as one of its “Top Women in Dealmaking” in 2023. She is recognized as a leading practitioner for Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory in Chambers USA (2022), where clients who describe her as “collaborative” and “resourceful,” also value her “deep industry knowledge.” In previous editions of the guide, they highlight her strength in reinsurance matters and report that “she is very constructive in terms of getting deals done.” They note “she’s absolutely stellar – whip smart, terrific in court and a joy to be around.” She is said to be “thorough and thoughtful in every analysis,” “always responsive and attuned to client needs,” and “one of the smartest lawyers I have ever had the pleasure of working with.” She is also recognized as a Next Generation Partner for insurance in The Legal 500 US (2022), which has noted that she has “very deep insurance industry expertise.” Ms. Lion is listed as a Notable Practitioner for Insurance by IFLR1000 (2022) and was named a Rising Star in insurance by Law360 (2016) and by Super Lawyers.