Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Delta Dental Insurance Company

Michael Hankinson became Chief Legal Officer in 2014 after joining Delta Dental Insurance Company in 2010. Before coming to Delta Dental, he spent almost two decades as general counsel in the insurance industry with a focus on corporate strategy, transactions, and governance. A native New Yorker with a lifelong passion for fairness and diversity, Michael graduated from the Pace University School of Law and earned an MBA in Finance from Fordham University. Delta Dental was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2019. 

Joined LCLD 2018 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows Nominated:
2020: Kathryn Mullens, Ara Alikian; 2019: Laura Kreitz, Keyan Rahimi-Keshari; 2018: Yoriko Ishikawa Hayes, Andrea M. Fegley

Pathfinders Program
Pathfinder Selection:
2019: Lisa Vega, Felicia Kemp

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2017, 2018

Annual Meeting (2017, 2018)
Leadership Summit (2019)

Member: Michael Hankinson 

Diversity Professional: Yoriko Hayes