Rising Star: Dewey & LeBoeuf's Allison Tam

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 4:22 PM EDT) -- When insurers need to obtain regulatory approvals for major deals like Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.'s $11.8 billion acquisition of Travelers Life & Annuity, they turn to Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP's Allison Tam, making her one of Law360's 10 insurance lawyers under 40 to watch.

“I am most proud of the work I've done on large scale [mergers and acquisitions] transactions, and also of the restructuring transactions I have worked on in the last year or so,” Tam told Law360.

Tam, 39, who specializes in insurance regulation,...
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