Alex Selarnick advises insureds, insurers, and insurtechs, as well as their lenders and investors, on a broad range of compliance, regulatory and transactional matters. Mr. Selarnick’s practice focuses on the intersection of insurance and technology, and he frequently works with clients on the legal and regulatory challenges associated with the use of technology in the insurance space. Mr. Selarnick also has extensive trade credit insurance experience, and he guides market leading supply chain and trade finance companies on the development and negotiation of international credit insurance programs.
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Mr. Selarnick’s experience includes representing:

Insurance Advisory

  • A FinTech providing global supply chain and trade finance solutions on the development and negotiation of its credit insurance policies, as well as other insurance regulatory and transactional matters;
  • A wealth management firm on insurance regulatory and transactional matters;
  • A global ride sharing company on insurance regulatory and transactional matters involving their reinsurance portfolio;*
  • A multinational financial services company on the development and negotiation of its credit insurance policies;*
  • An international tire manufacturer on its recovery under a group of trade credit insurance policies issued by affiliated insurers in different countries;
  • Numerous insurtech companies on insurance regulatory and transactional matters;*

Insurance Disputes

  • A private university with respect to its insurance recovery under multiple lines of coverage related to claims of serial sexual misconduct, computer crimes and civil conspiracy.*
  • A global manufacturing technology trade association in a highly complex $42 million claim related to the association’s forced cancelation of its bi-annual trade show as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience
Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Selarnick was most recently an Associate at Cooley where he was a member of the firm’s Insurance practice. Prior to Cooley, Mr. Selarnick started his career as an Associate at Cozen O’Connor.
Professional Activities
Mr. Selarnick is a member of Cardozo Law School’s Recent Alumni Leadership Council and also sits on the Future PLUS (Professional Liability Underwriting Society) task force.


Mr. Selarnick has been recognized in consecutive years by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in New York for Insurance (2020-2021 and 2021-2022). Mr. Selarnick was also a co-recipient of the Presidents Award (2018) from the Terrebonne Parish Chapter of the NAACP for his pro bono representation in federal voting rights litigation.

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J.D., 2015
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
B.A., Major: Government & Politics, Minor: Philosophy, 2012
University of Maryland



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