Bruce Foudree

Bruce W. Foudree

Senior Counsel


Bruce Foudree practices in the area of insurance law including corporate and regulatory insurance matters. For more than thirty-five years, he has been advising clients including other lawyers, insurers, brokers, businesses and insurer-owned insurance programs on matters in a wide variety of insurance areas.

Bruce served as Insurance Commissioner of Iowa (1980-86) and Chairman and President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (1984 & 1985). Bruce served as a member of the United States Trade Representative Intergovernmental Policy Advisory Committee, appointed by Ambassador Brock (1984 – 1986).  He was the first and sole insurance regulator to serve as a member of the United States Trade Mission to the Insurance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) (1982 – 1986).

Bruce has appeared as an expert on insurance matters before Congress, state legislatures and insurance departments as well as in state and federal courts.  He has written and spoken on insurance topics including social media and intellectual property rights in the business of insurance.

He served as a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Journal of Insurance Regulation from 1982 - 1989.  He currently serves as a founding member of the Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society Foundation, which he chaired from 1999-2000.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member.
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member.
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Past President.
  • Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society Foundation, Founding Member and Past Chair.

Firm Events

  • 03/14/2017
    Bruce Foudree and Ted Carleton will participate in a panel on “Insuring the Gig Economy” at the National School on Market Regulation in St. Petersburg, Florida on March 14, 2017.  The National School on Market Regulation is the leading school on insurance market regulation and is attended by 300 industry leaders and regulators.  The panel discussion will address insurance regulatory and coverage issues unique to gigs, or sharing economy participants.