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Jeffrey Anderson
Managing Principal
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404 309 8020
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Jeff is a Managing Principal at ASQ Underwriting, a boutique transactional risk managing general underwriter (MGU). He co-founded ASQ in 2018, following 23 years of diverse insurance experience, including leadership positions with a global insurance brokerage firm and two global insurance carriers.  Prior to ASQ, Jeff served as North American Mergers & Acquisitions Group Lead for a global specialty insurance carrier, a practice he launched in 2011. The group underwrote representations and warranty (R&W), tax insurance, and other contingent risks. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of St. Thomas and a Juris Doctor degree from William Mitchell College of Law. He is frequently called upon to speak at M&A insurance events, conferences, and other functions and has written white papers for various publications. He is based in the ASQ Atlanta office

Wayne Datz
Managing Principal
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646 218 3264
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Wayne is a Managing Principal at ASQ Underwriting, a boutique transactional risk managing general underwriter (MGU). He co-founded ASQ in 2018, following 20 years of diverse legal and insurance experience, including senior positions with a global insurance carrier and as a corporate attorney at large international law firms. Prior to launching ASQ, he served as New York Group Lead for a global specialty insurance carrier’s M&A Division where he underwrote transactional risk products, including a focus on representations and warranty (R&W) insurance as well as tax insurance and other contingent liability risks. Wayne received his undergraduate degree from The State University of New York and his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School. He is often called upon to speak at M&A insurance events and conferences. He is based in the ASQ New York office.

Ryan Anderson
Managing Principal
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646 218 3287
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Ryan is a Managing Principal at ASQ Underwriting, a boutique transactional risk managing general underwriter (MGU). He co-founded ASQ in 2018. He has more than a decade of M&A and insurance experience, which includes representing buyers and sellers in private legal practice at a leading international law firm and providing transactional risk insurance with a global specialty insurance carrier. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is based in the ASQ New York office.

Philip Henry
Principal
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415 579 4340
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Philip is a Principal at ASQ Underwriting, a boutique transactional risk managing general underwriter (MGU). He joined ASQ with significant M&A insurance experience, having worked as a representations and warranties underwriter for a global insurance carrier and as a transactional risk broker. Prior to underwriting, Philip represented private equity and corporate clients in transactional matters as outside legal counsel at two international law firms. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford and a Juris Doctor degree from Michigan. Henry is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). He is based in ASQ’s San Francisco office.

Sean Hinton
Principal
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470 237 3087
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Sean is currently a Principal at ASQ Underwriting, a boutique transactional risk managing general underwriter (MGU). Prior to joining ASQ, Sean had underwritten representations and warranties coverage for a global insurance carrier. He also has significant transactional legal experience, having represented private equity, strategic, and other clients across a wide range of verticals as outside M&A counsel at a leading international law firm. Sean holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, politics, and economics from Penn, a Certificate of Management from the Wharton School, and a Juris Doctor degree from Penn Law. Sean will be based in ASQ’s Atlanta office.

Jared Lavinthal
Lead Tax Underwriter
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646 540 3770
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Jared is Lead Tax Underwriter at ASQ Underwriting, a boutique transactional risk managing general underwriter (MGU). He has extensive M&A tax experience, having assisted private equity and corporate clients with tax due diligence and tax structuring matters at KPMG, LLP. Jared also assisted clients in further M&A transactional matters, including commenting on tax aspects of purchase agreements and disclosure schedules and drafting tax opinions. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Pennsylvania State University, as well as a Juris Doctor degree and Master of Laws (LLM) degree in taxation from Villanova University School of Law. He is based in the ASQ New York office.

Hannah Guzman
Underwriting Associate
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404 829 4032
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Hannah is an Underwriting Associate at ASQ Underwriting, a boutique transactional risk managing general underwriter (MGU). Prior to joining ASQ, she worked for another MGU and also has insurance broker experience in London. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and risk management from the University of South Carolina. Hannah is based in the ASQ Atlanta office.