Thomas F. Morante
Mr. Morante is a 1977 graduate of the Washington College of Law.
He is currently a partner at Holland and Knight, splitting his time between their Miami and Washington, DC offices. His practice focuses on the financial services industry and the intersection of insurance, securities, tax and corporate laws in an increasingly complex global regulatory environment. He devises flexible solutions to these regulatory challenges to facilitate rapid adoption of best practices. Mr. Morante counsels a broad range of clients, including life, health, title, P&C, cyber, and crop/weather risk insurers, as well as reinsurers, captive insurers, hedge funds and financial intermediaries/producers in connection with their U.S. state and foreign country regulatory and compliance obligations. Mr. Morante co-chairs Holland & Knight's Insurance Industry Team. Fluent in Spanish, Tom also handles international trade and investment matters with particular emphasis on Latin America. He did undergraduate studies in Colombia and Spain, studied law for a semester in Mexico, and is a member of Holland & Knight's Latin America Practice Team.
Mr. Morante is the current chair of the American University Washington College of Law's John Sherman Myers Society, and is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council. In addition, he received the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Washington College of Law Business Law Society. He serves on the Board of Advisors of Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Advisor - Financial Services publication, and is a member of the Thomson Reuters Business Law Partner Advisory Board. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section and the former chair of its International Business Law Committee. He is also serves on the Council of the ABA Business Law Section. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, The Florida Bar and the Virginia State Bar. He is listed in: The Best Lawyers in America guide, International Trade and Finance Law, 2005-2013, and International Trade and Finance Law, Insurance Law and Tax Law, 2014: Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Insurance, 2011, 2012; Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2007-2013; and Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2003-2013.