Before joining the Legal Practice Program in 2005, Professor Paul H. Falon worked in private practice for more than 20 years. As a partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in Washington, D.C., and New York, and, before that, at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips in Washington, D.C., he represented insurers, reinsurers, agents and brokers, Internet markets, investment banks and other financial institutions, holding companies, creditors, commercial insureds, nonprofit organizations, state insurance regulators, and other participants in the insurance industry in a broad variety of regulatory, corporate, financial, litigation, administrative, and legislative matters. Professor Falon is admitted to practice in New York, the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts. He received his BA, MA, and JD from the University of Michigan. In addition to classes in legal practice, he has taught a mini-seminar on insurance issues for corporate lawyers.