Danny Lewallen helps clients navigate complex transactions and regulations in an ever-changing insurance regulatory landscape. Danny is heavily engaged with the insurance group's government relations and public policy activities. From meeting with regulators to staying on top of the latest state and federal developments, Danny strives to ensure that clients are up-to-date on emerging issues and are able to accomplish their business goals.
His experience includes advising clients on various regulatory and transactional issues, including:
  • Reinsurance transactions. 
  • Form A and other insurance holding company system issues.
  • Corporate governance requirements.
  • Guaranty association coverage issues.
  • Strategic engagement on NAIC processes and state law developments.
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and affiliations of insurers.

Past Experience

During law school, Danny served as a legal extern for the Honorable Sarah Evans Barker in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and a summer associate at Faegre Baker Daniels. He also served as a clerk with the firm's insurance group.

Personal Interests

Danny enjoys travel (particularly in search of good weather and great food), college basketball and reading (mostly political non-fiction).

Related Policy, Advocacy, and Consulting Services


Bar Admissions



Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J.D. summa cum laude, Indiana Law Review (note development editor) (2014)

Valparaiso University
B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude (2011)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Follow the Leader: Why All States Should Remove Minimum Employee Thresholds in Antidiscrimination Statutes
    Indiana Law Review, Volume 47, Issue 3

Firm Blog Contributions

  • LTCi Summit – a forum dedicated to a range of issues impacting the long-term care insurance community, including litigation, regulation and public policy

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Clemency Project Volunteer
  • Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic — DACA and Refugee Adjustment Day Volunteer

Professional Associations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • United Way of Central Indiana — Emerging Leaders Member


  • American Property Casualty Insurance Association — Emerging Leader, 2022
  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2015-17
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