Gregory Woodworth ('84) named General Counsel of National Life Group


Gregory Woodworth ('84)
Gregory Woodworth ('84)

Montpelier, Vermont  – Gregory D. Woodworth has been named senior vice president and general counsel of National Life Group.

“In his three years with National Life, Greg has shown he is a superb lawyer of the highest integrity,” said Mehran Assadi, NLGroup’s president and chief executive officer.

“Greg has a broad knowledge of our business, a deep appreciation of our regulatory environment and a keen ability to explain complex legal issues in ways that allow us to understand the importance of the issue,” said Assadi.

“As the regulatory and compliance challenges grow for our industry, I am very pleased to have someone of Greg’s judgment and integrity serving as our general counsel,” he said.

Woodworth joined National Life in March 2006 as vice president and deputy general counsel after six years at MassMutual where he served as associate general counsel. Previously he worked at UNUMProvident (1995-2000) and as a trial lawyer at Pierce Atwood in Portland, Maine (1984-1995).

He is a 1981 graduate of Middlebury College and received his law degree from Boston University School of Law.

The appointment was effective Jan. 1, 2009.