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Rodney Bucker is an experienced insurance regulatory and transactions lawyer who primarily represents insurance companies, agents and other insurance professionals with respect to their business, administrative, and regulatory needs.

Rod’s practice focuses on the formation, licensing, acquisition, merger, and dissolution of insurance entities with particular emphasis on specific transactions related to the insurance industry such as reinsurance, agency matters and regulatory compliance. His clients include insurance companies, insurance agents, insurance brokers, managing general agents, reinsurers, and premium finance companies, and his areas of insurance expertise include property, casualty, life, accident, health, surplus lines, and reinsurance.

Representative Experience

Represented an insurance holding company for formation of insurance company and affiliated managing general agency. Negotiated bank loans for $30M for capitalization. Drafted MGA and production agreements. Directed admissions and licensing in six additional states.

Negotiated and drafted assumption reinsurance of $75M block of credit life business.

Represented Agency in complex sale of $100M block of P&C business.

Change of control of a Texas County Mutual Insurance Company.

Represented insurance holding company in the acquisition of $100M auto book located in seven states from agency in bankruptcy and related assumption reinsurance.

Conversion of a Texas Lloyds to stock company.

Professional Recognition

Best Lawyers in America

Listed for Insurance Law

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Education, Admissions & Activities


Texas Tech University

J.D., 1976

Texas Tech University

M.B.A., 1973

Texas Tech University

B.A., 1969

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Professional and Community Activities

Federation of Regulatory Counsel

Exchange Club of Lake Highlands

Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Dallas Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

Insurance Trust, 2002-2008; Chairman, 2008

North Texas Association of Insurance Counsel

United States Navy

Active duty, 1969 -1972; Discharged to reserves as a Lieutenant