April 18, 2014

When Do You Call a Coverage Lawyer?

All too often, the insurance coverage lawyer is an afterthought in the litigation process. The players are familiar - plaintiff's personal injury or class counsel, defense counsel retained by the policyholder or primary insurer, and claims representatives for the primary and excess insurers. The periphery includes the policyholder's general counsel or risk manager and the excess insurers' monitoring counsel. Why would anyone call a coverage lawyer? This panel will focus on recent experiences in which coverage counsel, both on the policyholder and insurer side, were retained to play an important part in the litigation and settlement process.

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Jill Berkeley (TIPS) and Angela Elbert (Litigation), Co-Chairs and Moderators, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg, Chicago


  • Patti Bobb, Law Offices of Patti Bobb, Chicago, Illinois
  • Karen J. Golden, Director, Risk Management, Kraft Foods, Inc., Northfield, IL
  • Michael S. Franklin, Director - Specialty Strategic Claims, CNA Insurance, Chicago, IL

Fee: No Charge

Participate live on-site at Neal Gerber Eisenberg or receive the program on demand shortly after it concludes.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Neal Gerber Eisenberg

Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. CT

Program: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. CT

A continental breakfast will be served. 

While there is no charge for the program, all attendees must register in advance due to space limitations. For further information, please contact the Neal Gerber Eisenberg Events line at (312) 269-1710 or via email

Location of Program

Neal Gerber Eisenberg Conference Center

17th Floor

Two North LaSalle Street

Chicago, Illinois 60602

Continuing Education Credits

This program is approved for 1.0 Illinois MCLE credit hours

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