Rick Hammond is an Equity Shareholder with the law firm of Johnson & Bell, Ltd., and he co-chairs the firm’s Insurance group. He concentrates his practice on matters relating to property insurance coverage, arson and fraud and bad faith litigation.
He’s the President of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, on the Board of Directors of the Insurance School of Chicago, and a columnist for the International Association of Special Investigative Units’ publication, "SIU Awareness." Mr. Hammond also serves as General Counsel for the Insurance Committee for Arson Control (ICAC), and he has been widely published in numerous journals and magazines. He’s a frequent presenter at various insurance industry and bar association conferences.
Mr. Hammond was recently selected by The Lexis Nexis Insurance Law Center to receive its Honorable Mention "Insurance Lawyer of the Year Award." He was recognized by Lexis Nexis and his peers as "one of the attorneys who did the most in 2008 to effectively advance insurer positions and improve insurance law from the perspective of insurers."
Articles in the National Law Review database by Rick Hammond