Jenner & Block Associate April A. Otterberg will speak as a panelist during a plenary session at the 2013 Firm Administration Conference held by Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society, Inc., A Risk Retention Group. ALAS provides underwriting, policy issuance, member relations, claims management and loss prevention services to its membership, today insuring 224 firms and about 58,500 lawyers. The Firm Administration Conference, which ALAS holds bi-annually, is directed to law firms’ loss prevention counsel and non-lawyer administrators who have a role in loss prevention activities. April’s session, “Identifying and Dealing with Misbehaving, Unethical, and Impaired Lawyers,” will be held from 1:15-2:45 p.m.on August 22, 2013, at the Fairmont Chicago, 200 North Columbus Drive.
April is a member of the Professional Responsibility, ERISA Litigation and Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition Practices. Her professional responsibility practice includes defending lawyers and law firms from pending or threatened legal malpractice and related claims.