education

  • Georgetown University (J.D.), Associate Editor of The American Criminal Law Review, 1980
  • St. Joseph College (B.A.), Trustee Scholar

bar admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
Josephine Cicchetti

Josephine Cicchetti

Shareholder
Washington, D.C.
T: 202.965.8162
F: 202.965.8104
Miami
T: 305.347.6829
F: 305.530.0055

Jo Cicchetti focuses her practice on the life insurance industry, with an emphasis on emerging securities and regulatory issues. She is engaged in the development of fixed and variable insurance products that target the large case corporate, high net worth, and retirement markets. Ms. Cicchetti is active in counseling clients regarding corporate governance, management, auditing, compliance and resolution of regulatory issues connected with investment products.  Her practice also includes privacy, e-commerce and cybersecurity counseling.

Ms. Cicchetti brings diverse skills to the firm with experience that includes general corporate, capital raising transactions (public and private), mergers and acquisitions, reinsurance transactions, stable value products, securities regulation ('33, '34 and '40 Act), state insurance regulatory, broker-dealer regulatory, investment company regulation and compliance and best practices review. She has extensive speaking and publication credits, including serving as executive editor of Expect Focus, a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry published by Carlton Fields.

Ms. Cicchetti is co-chair of the firm's privacy and cybersecurity task force. Prior to the merger of Carlton Fields, P.A. and Jorden Burt LLP, she was chief operating officer and held various practice group leadership positions at Jorden Burt.

Ms. Cicchetti also serves as co-chair of the Insured Retirement Institute’s (IRI) Cybersecurity Task Force.