Augustine O. Igwe

Augustine O. Igwe

Farmington Hills, Michigan

Augustine O. Igwe has an exceptional track record and experience representing insurance and reinsurance companies, insurance agents and third party administrators, onshore and offshore captives, and other corporations, in the areas of insurance regulatory, compliance, litigation management, formation, merger, acquisition and general corporate law.

Gus graduated with honors from Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland, where he earned his B.S in Business Administration and M.B.A. in Finance. He earned his J.D. Magna Cum Laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 1987. He was the Brief Editor of the First Place Team in the Cardozo Third Annual Entertainment/Communication Moot Court Competition, New York, and April 6, 1986.

Gus is active in various insurance and regulatory professional organizations, including the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel. He serves as an Officer and Council Member of the State Bar of Michigan Insurance and Indemnity Law Section.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Law
  • Contracts
  • Self-Funded Benefit Plans
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Regulatory
  • Excess/Stop Loss Insurance

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002


  • Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1987
  • Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland
    • M.B.A. Finance, 1983, with honors
  • Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland
    • B.S. Business Administration, 1982, with honors

Representative Clients

  • FDI Group of Companies
  • Cranbrook Insurance Company
  • USF Insurance Company
  • Burns & Wilcox, Ltd
  • United States Indemnity and Casualty Company Limited,
  • CompOne Administrators, Inc.
  • Various other insurance companies
  • Various insurance agencies and brokers
  • Care West Insurance Company
  • Great Lakes Insurance Agency