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Hot Topics in Respect of Damages In Construction Disputes,” International Bar Association 2013 Annual Conference

On October 9,2013, Associate Jan A. Larson spoke at the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, attended by distinguished attorneys from around the globe.  Jan participated in a panel discussion titled “Hot Topics in Respect of Damages in Construction Disputes,” alongside international practitioners from Brazil, Singapore, Peru, Australia, Uruguay and Germany.  Jan addressed critical insurance considerations unique to the construction sector, including the available insurance products, current trends in the interpretation of key policy provisions and practical tips to assist attorneys in navigating the insurance claim and dispute process.  The discussion was presented by the Committee on Negligence and Damages of the IBA’s Dispute Resolution Section.

Jan is a member of Jenner & Block’s Insurance Litigation and Counseling Practice.  She has broad experience representing corporate policyholders nationwide in disputes with their insurers and in complex litigation in both state and federal courts involving a variety of insurance claims.  In 2013, Jan was selected as a Super Lawyers “2013 Washington, D.C. Rising Star” in Insurance, placing her among the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the District of Columbia who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.