July 02, 2021
Jenner & Block Partner Katharine R. McLaughlin recently became a member of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee on Professional Liability, which is a source for information on legal malpractice claim statistics, insurance for lawyers, and legal malpractice prevention. The committee also organizes the twice-yearly national ABA Legal Malpractice Conference. 
Ms. McLaughlin, who will serve on the committee for three years, focuses her practice on defending lawyers and law firms in complex legal malpractice litigation, pre-suit investigations and resolutions, and partnership disputes. In addition to professional negligence claims, she defends lawyers against claims of fraud, misrepresentation and aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty, among others. She also advises law firms with respect to complex legal ethics issues. 
Click here to learn more about the ABA Standing Committee on Professional Liability.