Butler Rubin Hosts AIRROC Negotiation Workshop

CHICAGO, May 12, 2015 – Butler Rubin will be hosting a negotiation workshop with the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC) at St. John’s University’s Manhattan campus on June 2, 2015. This interactive event is designed to translate education into action for real-world disputes.

  • LEARN pre-negotiation analysis and negotiation strategies from Michael McMonagle, Vice President, Munich Re America.
  • ASK questions and obtain insights about negotiated versus panel-ordered protocols during a lunch-time presentation by Catherine Isely, Partner, Butler Rubin.
  • PRACTICE pre-negotiation analysis and negotiation during mock negotiations facilitated by workshop faculty comprised of prominent insurance and reinsurance company executives and counsel.
  • NETWORK with industry colleagues during a cocktail party hosted by Butler Rubin.

Faculty members include:

Julie Rodriquez Aldort, Partner, Butler Rubin

Ira J. Belcove, Partner, Butler Rubin

Jenna L. Buda, Senior Attorney, Allstate Insurance Company

Bruce J. Byrnes, Vice President & Senior Counsel, Berkshire Hathaway Group

Dina G. Daskalakis, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Hudson Insurance Company

Richard Dodge, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

J. Marcus Doran, AVP – Commutations Reinsurance Department, The Hartford

Randi Ellias, Partner, Butler Rubin

Sue Fitzgerald, Head of Claims – Vice President, AXA Insurance Company

Catherine Isely, Partner, Butler Rubin

Ivan Jaffa, AVP Reinsurance, The RiverStone Group

Kathleen Karnell, Complex Claim Director, Transatlantic Reinsurance Company

Jeanne Kohler, Partner, Locke Lord LLP

Neal Moglin, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Michael Olsan, Partner, White & Williams

Marianne Petillo, President & CEO, ROM Reinsurance Management Company, Inc.

Andrew D. Shapiro, Partner, Butler Rubin

Leah A. Spivey, Head of Business Runoff Operations, Munich Reinsurance America

Additional information and the workshop agenda can be found on the AIRROC website (www.airroc.org).

Formed in 1980, Chicago-based Butler Rubin has established itself as a well-known litigation boutique assisting clients nationally and internationally in complex business disputes, including antitrust litigation and competition law; class actions; defense of corporate directors and officers; reinsurance; insurance coverage; managed care litigation; insolvency; creditors’ rights; and products liability and mass tort matters.