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Luke Parsons Joins Woodruff Sawyer

Woodruff Sawyer announced today that Luke Parsons has joined their firm as a Vice President in the Private Equity and Transactional Risk Group.

Luke is skilled in working alongside private equity firms, family offices, alternative asset managers and their portfolio companies as they seek to invest in or acquire platform and add-on transactions in the lower, core, and upper middle-market. He has advised on and been involved in hundreds of transactions across industry sectors including Healthcare and Life Sciences, Technology and Business Services, Consumer Brands and Retail, and Niche Manufacturing. As the primary liaison with M&A clients, he led the team in executing due diligence of the Property, Casualty, Management Liability, and Employee Benefits insurance pre-close, implemented Transactional Risk solutions (including Representations and Warranties insurance) at close, and led the service team post-close for the ongoing implementation of the insurance programs.

“We are thrilled to welcome Luke with his expertise in the private equity and transactional risk arenas,” said Dan Berry, Venture Capital and Private Equity Group Leader. “Luke’s experience across multiple industry sectors and his ability to solve complex M&A insurance challenges complements our group’s talents and will be invaluable to clients.”

Prior to joining Woodruff Sawyer, Luke was a Principal with Equity Risk Partners, a San Francisco based insurance and risk management firm. He holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation, an MBA from Babson College, and a degree in Leadership Studies from the University of Richmond.

You can contact Luke Parsons at 415.399.6392 and