Thomas E. Hampton

Senior Advisor
Dentons US LLP (former Commissioner for the DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking)

THOMAS HAMPTON is a Senior Advisor with Dentons’ Insurance Regulatory practice.  Tom’s practice focuses on representing insurance companies, captives and risk retention groups on licensing and corporate formation issues, regulatory transactional filings as well as issues relating to statutory financial reporting. Mr. Hampton provides advice to clients organizing traditional insurance companies, health maintenance organizations, captive insurance companies and risk retention groups. He also provides regulatory compliance advice on policy form and rate filing issues with state insurance agencies as well as the Interstate Compact Commission. Mr. Hampton has experience with financial regulatory filings, regulatory group supervision and financial examination issues. Tom has over twenty years of executive experience in all areas of insurance company regulation, operations, financial management, audit and investigations. Prior to his position at Dentons, Tom was the Commissioner for the DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking where he was responsible for providing oversight and direction of the agency that regulates all financial service industries in DC. Tom established operational benchmark goals as well as risk management and compliance programs for the Department. He was responsible for enforcing all laws relating to the conduct of financial services activities and he represented the Department on several associations of state financial service regulators including the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), and Conference of State Bank Supervisors. Tom also has significant experience in managing, directing, and supervising regulatory financial examination, financial statement audits, internal audits, fraud investigations and regulatory compliance examinations. Prior to his tenure as a regulator, Tom worked in the financial departments of CIGNA and American International Group. Tom received his Masters of Business Administration from St. Johns University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Examiner.