Michael F. Consedine, Esq.
Pennsylvania Insurance Department, Harrisburg
Mr. Consedine has been appointed by Governor Tom Corbett to serve as Insurance Commissioner for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Consedine has concentrated his practice on regulatory and corporate matters involving insurance companies, reinsurers, producers, policyholder and other insurance entities. From 1995-1999, Mr. Consedine was Department Counsel for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, where he represented the department in federal, state and administrative litigation proceedings, such as complex transactional filings, serving as lead attorney assigned to the implementation legislation to permit financial institutions to engage in the sale of insurance as well as several landmark enforcement action cases against insurance companies engaged in illegal geographic discrimination as well as "churning" of life insurance policies. A graduate of James Madison University, where he earned his bachelorís degree in political science and journalism, and a cum laude graduate of Widener University School of Law, Mr. Consedine is a former Partner and Vice Chair of the Insurance Practices Group within the law firm of Saul Ewing, LLP. Mr. Consedine has written and lectured on a variety of insurance topics including health insurance reform, insurance insolvencies, corporate governance, and market conduct and financial examinations among others. Mr. Consedine has received a number of recognitions for his work in insurance and business including: Named to "The Best Lawyers in America " list, Insurance Law, Woodward White, 2006 to present. Named one of "40 Under 40" serving the insurance industry by Business Insurance, October 2004. Named one of Central Pennsylvania 's "40 Under 40" by Central Penn Business Journal, October 2004. Mr. Consedine is active in his community and serves on a number of charitable boards including Liberty USO and Volunteers of America, Pennsylvania.