Banking/Insurance Lawyer Joins Goodwin

Sunday, April 1, 2007 - 00:00

Goodwin Procter LLP has announced the addition of Gary A. Beller as a partner to the firm's Financial Services practice in New York. Mr. Beller brings to the firm a combination of high-level experience at leading global financial organizations as well as financial services law expertise.

Most recently, Mr. Beller served as legal advisor to Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), where he was involved in matters across MMC's businesses, including issues related to its investment management business and its insurance brokerage operations.

Prior to MMC, Mr. Beller was senior executive vice president and chief legal officer of MetLife, Inc. and the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, where he had responsibility for legal affairs that included law, government and industry relations, corporate governance, and MetLife's privacy office. He also had responsibility for the company's mergers and acquisitions department as well as its asset management businesses.

Mr. Beller's practice focuses on matters involving banking, investment management, life insurance, insurance brokerage, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and asset management.