Franklin D. O'Loughlin

Franklin D. O'Loughlin

Partner
foloughlin@lrrc.com vCard
303.628.9556 office
303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Mr. O'Loughlin practices in the area of commercial litigation with an ‎emphasis on insurance litigation, regulation, and transactions.

He serves as general counsel to various states' life and health ‎insurance guaranty associations and practices on a national level in ‎that area. He also serves as counsel to the insurance industry in ‎regulatory and compliance matters throughout the Rocky Mountain ‎region. Mr. O'Loughlin's transactional practice includes the sale of ‎insurance companies and the assumption and reinsurance of blocks of ‎insurance business. 

Additionally, he provides legal advice in the area of property and ‎casualty insurance, including coverage disputes, defense of claims ‎relating to bad-faith breach of insurance contract, and defense of ‎liability cases.

Mr. O'Loughlin represents insurance receivers and acts as receiver in ‎insurance-related supervisions.

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Presentations

  • Speaker, "Early Guaranty Association Involvement: Perk or Peril?," International Association of Insurance Receivers, January 2012
  • Moderator, "Legal Rundown," National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, July 2010
  • Speaker, "Rehabilitation/ Liquidation Basics," National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association July 2008
  • Speaker, "Health Policy Makeovers-When You've Got Lemons, Make Lemonade," National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, July 2001
  • Speaker, "Diamonds Are Wherever: A Discussion of Issues Raised by the Thunor Trust Insolvencies," National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, July 2000
  • Speaker, "Asset Recovery and Financial Issues-Use of a Liquidating Trust," American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Practice Section Seminar-Insurer Insolvency Revisited, December 1999
  • Speaker, "RICO Forfeiture," National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, July 1999
  •  Speaker, "The Other Model Act: A Quick Primer," National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, June 1997
  • Speaker, "Building Bridges-Joint Seminar," National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations and the Society of Insurance Receivers, November 1995
  • Speaker, "Public Statute Issues," National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, August 1995
  • Speaker, "What Happens in a Typical Insolvency: Case Study of Old Faithful Life Insurance Company," National Association of Insurance Commissioners, March 1994

Related Publications

  • Co-Author, "Do's and Donuts-Monthly Meetings with Regulators Can Enhance Cooperation and the Association's Prestige," Prudential Insurance Company of America, NOLHGA GA Update, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (2003)
  • Co-Author, "Criminal Prosecutions Abound in National Heritage Life Case," NOLHGA Journal, Summer 2000
  • Co-Author, "Three Months to Closing-Statesman National Task Force Sets Standard," NOLHGA Journal, Fall 1999
  • Author, "Guaranty Associations Play Vital Role in Liquidating Estate Assets," NOLHGA Journal, Spring 1998
  • Author, "The Staged Closing of a Life Insurer Insolvency," Mealey's Litigation Reports, Insurance Insolvency, February 1998
  • Author, "There Is No Phase III Tax Liability for Insolvent Insurers," Mealey's Litigation Reports, Insurance Insolvency, October 1996

Distinctions

  • The Best Lawyers in America - Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C. - Insurance Law, 2008-2017
  • Law Week Colorado - Barrister's Best - Best Insurance Lawyer (Defense), 2011
  • Colorado Super Lawyers - Business/ Corporate Category, 2006-2007, 2010-2012, 2014-2015

Other Info

Education

J.D., University of Montana School of Law, 1979
B.S., University of Northern Colorado, 1973

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 1981
Illinois, 2010
Montana, 1979
Wyoming, 1994

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Colorado State Judicial District Courts
Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Court of Appeals
Wyoming State Judicial District Courts

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Federation of Regulatory Counsel
  • National Organization of Life and Health Guaranty Association's Legal Committee
  • International Association of Insurance Receivers
  • LawyerPilots Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Colorado Montana Illinois Wyoming Denver and American Bar Associations, Member