NEW YORK, NY —Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that Scott H. Rothstein has joined the Insurance Practice Group in the firm’s New York office as senior counsel, further expanding the firm’s extensive insurance and financial services practice. Mr. Rothstein joined the firm from Mutual of America, where, as executive vice president and deputy general counsel, he was leading the group responsible for securities and insurance regulatory matters in support of variable annuity, life insurance, mutual fund and retirement services operations. Prior to this position, Mr. Rothstein served as executive director of the New York State Commission to Modernize the Regulation of Financial Services.
With over two decades of in-house experience in insurance and financial services, Mr. Rothstein advises highly regulated companies on corporate and regulatory matters, with a focus on insurance regulation, securities regulation of variable annuity products and mutual funds, and the distribution of securities and insurance products. He has extensive experience counseling clients on securities and insurance regulatory issues, including preparation of registration statements and prospectus updates, sales practices and disclosure rules, insurance product design/contract drafting, holding company regulation and corporate governance matters. He also regularly advises clients on the Advisers Act, Investment Company Act and broker/dealer regulatory compliance.