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Duke de Haas, Esq.
Duke de Haas, Esq.
Allianz Global Assistance
(804) 281-6707
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Duke de Haas, Esq.
Allianz Global Assistance
9950 Mayland Drive Richmond, VA 23233
(804) 281-6707
(804) 673-1467
Insur Counsel Mbr
Business Transactions, Legislative, Litigation, Regulatory
Duke serves as in-house legal counsel to Allianz Worldwide Partners, a travel insurance company and provider that is a division of Allianz SE, a large insurer based in Munich, Germany.

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
Allianz Worldwide Partners
August 2015 – Present
Richmond, Virginia Area
In-housel counsel responsibilities for a travel and specialty insurance company and provider, which is a division of Allianz SE, a large, multinational insurer based in Munich, Germany

Of Counsel
Troutman Sanders LLP
July 2011 – July 2015 (4 years 1 month)
Richmond, Virginia Area
Member of the Firm's Financial Institutions Section; maintained a broad-based regulatory practice, including handling insurance, securities, financial institutions, and utilities matters. Litigated insurance and utilities cases before the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Advised insurance and other financial services clients on multistate investigations and enforcement actions. Provided advice and counsel on insurance, utilities, financial institutions, and securities regulatory matters to businesses and individuals. Primary focus was developing a national insurance regulatory practice and assisting insurance clients with matters involving state insurance departments, including the Virginia Bureau of Insurance.

Deputy General Counsel - Financial Services
Virginia State Corporation Commission
2008 – 2011 (3 years)
Richmond, Virginia Area
Served as the General Counsel for the Bureau of Insurance, Bureau of Financial Institutions, Division of Securities and Retail Franchising, and Office of the Clerk of the Commission. Managed a team of 13, including 10 attorneys who provided advice and counsel to the Commission's financial services divisions and represented them in litigation before the Commission and other courts. Served as Commission representative on white collar criminal task force that also included the Department of Justice, Virginia Attorney General, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and others.

Counsel to the Commission
Virginia State Corporation Commission
2000 – 2008 (8 years)
Richmond, Virginia Area
Provided advice and counsel to the three Judges who oversee the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Analyzed cases and recommended outcomes to Judges and drafted complex orders disposing of procedural and substantive decisions in various types of cases, including insurance, utilities, financial institutions, securities and corporate matters. Was primary adviser on financial services matters, including contested insurance, financial institutions, securities and corporate matters from 2002 to 2008. Provided advice on administrative matters involving the Commission, including human resources, legislation, budgetary, and information technology matters. Managed outside counsel for matters involving the Commission, including litigation and insurance receivership matters.

Attorney & Associate General Counsel
Virginia State Corporation Commission
1997 – 2000 (3 years)
Richmond, Virginia Area
Litigated enforcement actions against insurance companies and agents before the Virginia State Corporation Commission on behalf of the Virginia Bureau of Insurance. Provided advice and counsel to the Bureau's Property & Casualty Division, as well as advising on all enforcement matters involving the Bureau, including life and health, financial regulation, and other matters. Handled high-profile enforcement action involving the Division of Utility and Railroad Safety resulting in a successful outcome for the Division.

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney
Greensville County and City of Emporia
1994 – 1997 (3 years)
Emporia, VA
Engaged in full-time criminal prosecution on behalf of the County of Greensville and the City of Emporia, including handling 22 jury trials and thousands of bench trials before the Circuit Court, General District Court, and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts. Defended the Commonwealth in opposing petitions for appeal before the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Virginia.

The George Washington University Law School
University of Virginia
B.A., Foreign Affairs

Published Articles

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Published Alerts

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Scott White Appointed Virginia Commissioner of Insurance2/8/2018
Virginia Becomes the 4th State to Adopt a Version of the NAIC Travel Insurance Model Act5/30/2019

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