Alan Gamse

Alan N. Gamse

Principal and General Counsel

Baltimore, MD Office
Suite 1900
250 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore MD, 21201
Washington, DC Office
Suite 1000
1025 Connecticut Avenue, N. W.
Washington DC, 20036
Affiliations & Achievements


Practice concentrations include: insurance corporations and entities; insurance regulation and compliance; insurance insolvency; insurance coverage; insurance guaranty associations; insurance acquisitions and holding company act; market conduct and compliance; insurance discrimination and availability; terrorism insurance; licensure; privacy; self insurance and alternative insurance mechanisms; surplus lines; residual markets.


  • 1982, District of Columbia
  • 1967, Maryland


  • University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 1967)
  • Sloan School of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.S., Industrial Management, 1964)

Affiliations & Associations

  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS)
    • Past Chair, Insurance Regulation Committee (formerly Public Regulation of Insurance Law Committee)
    • Past Co-Chair, Self-Insurers and Risk Managers Committee
    • Past Member, Section Council
    • Member of former TIPS Insurance Insolvency Task Force
    • Member and Past Chair of former TIPS Task Force on Federal Involvement in Insurance Regulation Modernization and Health Care Reform
    • Member and former Chair, Ethics and Professionalism Committee
  • International Association of Insurance Receivers
    • Past Member, IAIR Board of Directors
  • Federation of Regulatory Counsel
  • Former Special Deputy Insurance Commissioner of the District of Columbia for the Liquidations of Atlantic and Pacific International Assurance Co. and Capital Casualty Insurance Company

Special Achievements & Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®
    • Insurance Law, 2006 – 2024
    • “Lawyer of the Year,” Baltimore, Insurance Law, 2015
  • A/V® rating from Martindale Hubbell®, the highest possible peer review rating for ethics and legal ability.


  • “Obtaining Class Action Relief in Proceedings Before Insurance Regulators”, Journal of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel (September, 2006)
  • “Understanding the Safety Net Provided by Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Associations”, The Brief of the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association (Fall 2010 Vol 40 – No. 1)


  • 34th Annual TIPS Midwinter Symposium—Insurance, Employment and Benefits, sponsored by the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, “Alternative Vehicles for Employers to Utilize to Obtain Workers’ Compensation Coverage”, Fort Lauderdale, FL (January 18, 2007)
  • ABA TIPS Seminar – Setting Up A Workers’ Compensation Carrier Or A Workers’ Compensation Captive, “Maryland Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurance Groups”, Fort Lauderdale, FL (January, 2008)
  • Panel Moderator, ABA TIPS Seminar, Newport Beach, California (January, 2008)
  • IAIR 2010 Insolvency Workshop, “Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Associations – How Does the Safety Net Work?”, Miami, Florida (April, 2010)