Bogdan Rentea
-June 20, 2012

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

EDUCATION: Michigan State University, B.A., 1976;
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 1979

WORK EXPERIENCE: Solo Practitioner, Lansing, Michigan; General Counsel, Business Investment and Development Corporation, and American Lenders Service Co., Odessa, Texas; Director Legal Services, Texas State Board of Insurance, Austin, Texas; Associate, Winstead, McGuire, Sechrest & Minick; Partner, Cowles & Thompson, Austin, Texas; Partner, Rentea & Whitehead, Austin, Texas; Owner, Rentea & Associates

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES AND ASSOCIATIONS:

Licensed to practice in Michigan and Texas; also admitted to Western U.S. District, Michigan and Texas; Eastern U.S. District, Michigan and Texas; Southern and Northern U.S. District, Texas; Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; Board Certified, Administrative Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

Representation of insurance organizations (insurance companies, agencies, health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, receivers of insurance companies, risk retention and purchasing groups) and non-insurance organizations (banks, general businesses) on the following issues:

– interpretation of insurance regulatory statutes and rules

– petitioning for the adoption or amendments to insurance regulatory rules

– providing information regarding the scope and meaning of coverage provided by insurance policies and programs

– assisting in the negotiation and procurement of insurance coverages

– assisting with issues regarding workers’ compensation

– assisting with issues regarding self-insured ERISA plans

– representation at the Texas Legislature regarding insurance and coverage issues, insurance defense and claims settlement

– formation, merger, acquisition of insurance companies, purchasing groups, risk retention groups, HMOs

LITIGATION / ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS:

Representation of clients in state and federal courts and in administrative proceedings on the following issues:

– antitrust violations

– class action lawsuits

– general business litigation

– contract disputes

– validity of state statutes and agency rules

– insurance policy coverage issues

– premium fraud defense

CORPORATE:

– Formation and structuring of businesses and ventures including, but not limited to, franchising companies, employee leasing companies, distributorships, captive insurance companies, insurance purchasing groups, insurance agencies

SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS:

Article on Third Party Administrators Statute, Texas Insurance Law Reporter, 1988; Speaker, Winter meeting of Dallas Association of Life Insurance Counsel; Speaker – Advanced Licensing Seminar, Administrative Law Section of the Travis County Bar Association, November, 1989

Contact Us

Rentea & Associates
700 Lavaca Street, Suite 1400-2678, Austin, Texas 78701

Phone: 512.472.6291
Fax: 512.472.6278
Email: brentea(at)rentealaw.com