Jeanette M. Smith

(402) 231-8776
Of Counsel
(402) 346-1148 Fax
Jeanette.Smith@KutakRock.com

Ms. Smith concentrates her practice primarily in insurance regulatory engagements, representing insurers and regulators, and transactional projects, including formation of insurance companies, captive arrangements, risk retention groups and reorganizations, including mergers, demutualizations and redomestication and licensing matters. Compliance or administrative matters include HIPAA privacy, GLBA financial privacy compliance, acquisition and registration requirements in multistate jurisdictions, resolving issues concerning rate and form filings for property and casualty lines and life and health lines of insurance.

  • Serving as General Counsel to the Nebraska Department of Insurance from 1991 to 1999.
  • Administrative Hearing Officer for various insurance regulatory matters including workers' compensation classification appeals.
  • Coordinating insurance receiverships.
  • Assisting an insurer and regulator in demutualization and conversion of insurer to mutual holding company and subsequent merger.