Jenner & Block Partner April Otterberg was recently selected to become a member of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee on Professional Liability. The Standing Committee on Professional Liability is a source for information on legal malpractice claim statistics, insurance for lawyers, and legal malpractice prevention. The Standing Committee also organizes the national ABA Legal Malpractice Conference twice a year. Ms. Otterberg is serving a three-year term on the committee that begins when the 2017 ABA annual meeting is adjourned.
Ms. Otterberg focuses her practice on professional responsibility litigation, which involves defending lawyers and law firms in pending or threatened legal malpractice and related claims, including aiding and abetting, conspiracy, and receivership claims. She is a co-author of the Illinois chapter of the ABA’s Law of Lawyer Liability, and she regularly speaks and writes on a range of professional responsibility topics.
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