Shawn Hanson, Author at Insurance Thought Leadership



Shawn Hanson

Shawn Hanson

Shawn Hanson is a partner in Akin Gump’s litigation practice. He focuses on commercial, false claims and regulatory litigation involving health care and life and health insurance. He also has an active practice involving all aspects of ERISA, as well as private equity, partnership and similar corporate disputes.

Hanson’s recent representative healthcare litigation clients include Allianz, Laboratory Corporation of America and Sutter Health in federal and state false claims litigation. His ERISA litigation experience includes a wide variety of matters for plans and administrators, including Standard Insurance Company.

Hanson also advises insurance companies on a wide of range of regulatory issues, including compliance with existing and evolving regulations and analysis of state and federal-level regulatory frameworks. With a particular focus on the intersection of insurance and technology, he provides guidance on issues such as anti-rebate and inducement laws, data privacy and cybersecurity, underwriting, and sales and distribution practices.

Recent Articles by Shawn Hanson

Talking Insurtech With Regulators

Key Points  Recent shifts in insurance regulation are driven by consumer demand. Traps for the unwary mean that insurtech startups should engage with regulators early and often. Brokers need to know how to navigate the complex framework of anti-rebate and anti-inducement laws. It is no secret: Investors are pouring money into insurtech startups with the goal of […]

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