Michael Menapace, Esq., is an insurance lawyer, counselor, and law school professor. He is a partner in Wiggin and Dana LLP’s insurance, cybersecurity, and class action practices where he advises insurers on policy construction, coverage, compliance, and regulatory issues.
Menapace began his legal career in the insurance and reinsurance practice group of a major international law firm. He often represents stock, mutual, and captive insurers on their dealings with state regulators, including proceedings concerning rates, applications for acquisition of control, and market conduct exams. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts.
Menapace teaches insurance law at the School of Law at Quinnipiac University, is a frequent speaker at industry events on insurance issues, and the author and editor of authoritative books, articles and commentary. He has testified before the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee as an invited expert on insurance and cyber security, is a vice-chair of the ABA TIPS Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee and chairs the ARIAS-U.S. Technology Committee.