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  • The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1988; Research Editor, Mississippi Law Journal, 1986–1988
  • University of Mississippi, B.Accy, 1984; Beta Alpha Psi
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  • Mississippi, 1988
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  • N.D. Miss., 1988
  • S.D. Miss., 1988
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Robert House
Partner
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4830 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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Bobby House is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Transactions Practice Group. He focuses his practice in the area of insurance regulatory, corporate, administrative, and public policy law. 

Mr. House provides general counsel representation to several insurance and insurance related entities. He advises insurers on company formation, mergers and acquisitions, Form A and other insurance holding company act filings, reinsurance transactions, financial and market conduct examinations, legislation and administrative rules and regulations. Mr. House has substantial experience in the area of insurance company insolvency, including representation of insurance guaranty associations, as well as rehabilitators and liquidators of several insurance companies. He also participates in the representation of insurers in connection with business and regulatory related litigation matters.

Mr. House is a past chair of the Insurance Regulation Committee of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. He is an active member and serves on the board of directors of the Federation of Regulatory Counsel, Inc., which recognizes attorneys representing those in the insurance industry, and is a member of the International Association of Insurance Receivers. Mr. House regularly attends meetings of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Noteworthy

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the area of Administrative/Regulatory Law (listed annually since 2012)
  • Certified Public Accountant, Mississippi (1985)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

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Publications

  • "An Insured’s Waiver of Uninsured Motorist Coverage - More Than Just Checking the Box”
    Mississippi Agent, Volume 33 Number 3, Summer 2013,
  • “The Causal Connection Requirement in Life and Disability Policies: A Reward for Bad Behavior?”
    Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel Quarterly, Summer 2012 Edition,
  • "Trust But Verify: Proof of Automobile Liability Coverage (the card versus the Cloud)"
    Mississippi Agent, Volume 32 Number 3, Summer 2012,
  • "The PPACA CO-OP Program: A Federal Program To Assist In The Establishment and Operation of Nonprofit, Member-Run Health Insurance Issuers"
    Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation, Federation of Regulatory Counsel, 2010
  • "Misrepresentation in the Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Application Process"
    A National Survey, Mississippi, American Bar Association, 2009
  • "Chapter 15 - Bankruptcy Code Application to Issuers"
    Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation, Federation of Regulatory Counsel, Winter 2008,
  • "Recent Developments in Public Regulation of Insurance Law"
    36 Tort and Insurance Law Journal 575, 2001,

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member, Section of Business Law; Section of Tort Trial and Insurance Practice; Past Chairman, Insurance Regulation Committee)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Federation of Regulatory Counsel
  • International Association of Insurance Receivers 
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Mississippi Bar (Member, Section of Business Law; Past Chairman, Group Insurance Committee)