Jeffrey Thomas

Jeffrey H. Thomas

Phone:(501) 688.8879
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas, District of Columbia

Jeff Thomas has successfully led and managed complex regulatory and compliance issues for Fortune 100 companies on a national basis. His regulatory relationships and breadth of experience across all lines of insurance make him an effective advocate and trusted advisor for his clients on a wide range of business and public policy issues.


  • Advises on and manages public policy and legislative issues before state and federal insurance regulators, including the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and National Conference of Insurance Legislators.
  • Represents insurance companies on compliance issues in multi-state and single state market conduct and financial examinations, investigations and enforcement proceedings.
  • Advises on and manages insurance holding company reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, redomestications, insurance company formations and state expansions.
  • Provides strategic advice and manages state and federal regulatory relationships for insurance companies and related financial institutions on a nationwide basis.
  • Counsels business clients on risk management issues including formation and use of captives and other risk management vehicles.
  • Frequent speaker at industry and trade meetings on compliance and risk management issues.


  • University of Arkansas School of Law J.D. (1987)
  • University of Arkansas B.A. (1984)

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America© - Insurance Law (2013-2020)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© - Administrative / Regulatory Law (2013-2020)


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, National Conference of Insurance Legislators - Insurance Education Council
  • Member, Association of Life Insurance Counsel