Bachelor in Philosophy, Vassar College, New York City, 1985. Master of Arts, Duke University School Public Policy, Durham, North Carolina, 1987. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1990.
Law clerk to Honorary David E. Ebel United States Court Appeals (10th Circuit), Denver, 1990—1991. Litigation associate Paul, Weiss, Rifkin, & Garrison, New York City, 1991—1995. Assistant district attorney New York County District Attorney' General’ s Office, 1995—1999.
Chief securities bureau Office Attorney General State of New York, 1999—2003. Managing director global head securities Morgan Stanley, 2003—2006. General counsel Willis Group Holdings, 2006—2007.
Superintendent New York State Insurance Department, 2007—2009. Partner Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, since 2010. Chairman Life & Annuities Committee National Association Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), since 2008.
Henry Kaufman visiting professor finance New York University Stern School Business, since 2009.
Member of Order of the Coif.
Married Priscilla Almodovar. Children: Robert, Amelia.