Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Joseph Holahan

Joseph T. Holahan

Phone: 202.408.0705
Fax: 202.408.5146
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Joseph T. Holahan is a partner in the firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance Practice and a member of the firm’s Privacy and Data Security Practice. Mr. Holahan advises insurers, reinsurers, producers and third party administrators on a variety of legal matters, including all aspects of regulatory compliance. He has extensive experience in the development and maintenance of captive insurance programs, including formation, licensing, regulation and corporate governance. His experience also includes assisting insurers with mergers and acquisitions; corporate restructuring; assumption reinsurance; portfolio transfers and other transactions. Mr. Holahan regularly advises clients on the drafting and negotiation of reinsurance agreements and development of policy forms. 

Representative Experience

  • Assisted a major financial services company with multiple assumption reinsurance transactions and the redomestication of its traditional and captive insurers.
  • Advised a national agents’ trade association on the development of a captive E&O insurance program.
  • Served as regulatory counsel in connection with the sale of a national third-party administrator.
  • Assisted a national association serving the human resources officers of Fortune 500 companies with the development of an innovative insurance program for retirees.
  • Provided regulatory counsel to assist the national expansion of a utility line service contract program.


  • Selected, Global Law Experts, Insurance & Reinsurance Law Firm of the Year in Washington, D.C., 2020


  • President, District of Columbia Captive Insurance Council
  • Board Member, International Center for Captive Insurance Education
  • Past Chair, Vermont Captive Insurance Association Legislative Committee

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