Jenner & Block

"Hot Topics in D&O Claims: Does a Soft Market Mean Hard Coverage Positions?," Professional Liability Underwriting Society D&O Symposium, New York, NY

Jenner & Block Partner Matthew L. Jacobs will participate as a panelist at the 2008 Professional Liability Underwriting Society’s (PLUS) D&O Symposium, to be held in New York at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on February 6-7.

This major insurance conference will focus on directors’ and officers’ (D&O) liability issues. Each year, this convention attracts more than 1300 insurance brokers, attorneys, and others to discuss the latest developments in insurance law.

Mr. Jacobs will speak on a February 6 panel titled, "Hot Topics in D&O Claims: Does a Soft Market Mean Hard Coverage Positions?" The panel will identify important case law developments related to directors' and officers' liability and will explore the significance of these developments for existing and future claims.

Mr. Jacobs will be joined on the panel by Michael W. Smith, president of AIG Domestic Claims, Inc.; Steven J. Gladstone, Senior Vice President, Claims of XL Professional Insurance; Kristin M. Kraeger, Vice President/Counsel of William Gallagher Associates; Lewis K. Loss, Partner at Thompson Loss & Judge LLP; and Susanne Murray, Executive Vice President at Hilb Rogal & Hobbs.

PLUS is a nonprofit trade group, established in 1986 to support the careers of people involved in the field of professional liability underwriting.

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