Joseph M. Hennelly, Jr.
Joseph M. Hennelly, Jr. is a co-founding member of a Phoenix law firm that focuses on insurance regulatory, employee benefits and insurance receivership matters. Mr. Hennelly's legal practice covers a broad spectrum of insurance and insurance regulatory matters, including the representation of various entities in the workers' compensation arena. His practice also involves insurance insolvency and receivership matters (including several which involved insurers with significant workers' compensation business), wherein he represents the Director of the Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) in his capacity as receiver of insurance companies.
Mr. Hennelly's prior public service includes his tenure as the Deputy Director of the ADOI. As Deputy Director, Mr. Hennelly was responsible for overall regulatory and administrative functions at the ADOI, which included the ADOI's regulation of workers' compensation insurance companies and related matters. Additionally, Mr. Hennelly has served as an Assistant United States Attorney and as an Assistant Arizona Attorney General.