At the Podium…

James Rubin co-chaired the ARIAS-U.S. Fall Conference and Annual Meeting on November 13-14, 2014 in New York.  A 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner was held on November 13th as part of the conference.  Ira Belcove acted as a breakout session leader at the conference.

James Morsch spoke at the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Law Firm Pro Bono Roundtable on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Chicago.

Ira Belcove moderated a panel discussion at ACI’s National Forum on Insurance Allocation on October 29-30, 2014 in New York on the “State of Insurance Allocation:  Trigger Theories, Allocation Among Triggered Policies and Among Parities or Claims, Number of Occurrences, What Various States Have Done with Trigger and Allocation Issues, as well as Insolvency of Policy Holders vs. Gaps in Coverage and Insurer Insolvency.”

Ursula Taylor spoke about attorney-client privilege at Practicing Law Institute’s “Bridge-the-Gap: Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Illinois Attorneys 2014″ program on September 15, 2014 in Chicago.

James Morsch co-chaired the Chicago Bar Association and Chicago Bar Foundation’s 16th Annual Pro Bono and Public Service Awards Luncheon on July 15, 2014 in Chicago.

Julie Aldort and Randi Ellias were among the faculty members at an Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC) Regional Educational Workshop on June 12, 2014 in Chicago.

James Rubin and Teresa Snider were among the faculty members at the ARIAS-U.S. Spring Conference on May 7-9, 2014 in Key Biscayne, Florida.

James Morsch led an antitrust and distribution webinar on Monday April 28, 2014 for a Fortune 500 client.  Although the focus of the webinar was on United States law, many of the issues discussed were also of relevance outside the United States, particularly in Canada and Europe.

James Morsch served as a commentator on one of the papers presented at the 14th Annual Loyola Antitrust Colloquium on April 25, 2014 in Chicago.

Ira Belcove spoke at ACI’s 9th International Advanced Forum on Run-Off and Commutations on April 24, 2014 in New York.  Ira and his fellow panelists discussed conflict resolution and strategies for resolving disputes quickly and cost-effectively.

Ira Belcove, Robert Hermes, Catherine Isely, James Morsch, Mark Schwartz and Andrew Shapiro were faculty members at an Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC) Negotiation Workshop on February 26, 2014 in Chicago.

Catherine Isely and James Morsch gave an update on recent legal developments at the IAIR & AIRROC Joint Issues Forum held in Washington, D.C. on December 16, 2013.

James Morsch spoke on “Antitrust Class Actions:  Post-Italian Colors Developments” at Law Seminars International’s 3rd Annual Comprehensive Conference on Litigating Class Actions on December 9 -10, 2013 in Chicago.

James Rubin spoke about the new ARIAS-U.S. ethics guidelines at the ARIAS-U.S. Fall Conference and Annual Meeting on November 1, 2013 in New York.

Teresa Snider was a panel member on updates on recent legal developments at an Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC) Educational program in July 2013 in New York.