Dean Sutton

Vice President-General Counsel

Dean Sutton

Dean manages Dean Health Plan’s Legal Division. Dean’s focus includes provision of counsel on various corporate and legal matters, corporate governance, corporate contracting (including negotiation of licenses and leases), subrogation and third party recoveries, regulatory filings, insurance defense, special investigations, and administrative appeals. 

Dean has been an insurance/health attorney for the past 15 years. Prior to his current role, Dean held health insurance positions with Massachusetts Mutual and Wisconsin Physicians Service, along with audit responsibilities for the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. He also assisted with lobbying for The Equity Center in Austin, Texas.

In 1990, Dean received his undergraduate degree in Behavioral Science & Law and Social Welfare from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In 2003, he received his law degree from Marquette University. During law school, Dean interned for Judge Timothy Dugan at the Milwaukee County Circuit Court. Dean is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, State Bar of Missouri, and the Dane County Bar Association. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Western District (Wisconsin). Dean is a graduate of the CIVITAS leadership program. He lives in Stoughton, Wisconsin, with his wife and two sons. Dean also served as a committee member for the Stoughton Youth Hockey Association.