Randi Ellias and Catherine Isely to Speak at ARIAS-U.S.

CHICAGO, September 29, 2017 – Butler Rubin partners Randi Ellias and Catherine Isely will be among the speakers at the ARIAS-U.S. 2017 Fall Conference on November 2nd-3rd in New York, NY. Ellias’ panel will cover “Information Security for Arbitrators.” Isely’s panel will discuss “The Gatekeeper: A Practical Guide to Resolving Evidentiary Disputes at Hearing.”

Ellias focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, including complex insurance coverage disputes and reinsurance matters. She was named a leader in insurance law in The Best Lawyers in America (2016 and 2017) and is a co-founder of Butler Rubin’s Women in Reinsurance organization.

Isely concentrates her practice in the insurance, reinsurance and complex commercial litigation areas. From 2008-2017, she has been recognized as a leading lawyer in reinsurance litigation by Chambers USA. As part of the Law Bulletin Publishing Group’s 2015-2017 surveys of the top lawyers in the state, Isely was designated a “Leading Lawyer” in Illinois in Insurance, Insurance Coverage and Reinsurance Law. Isely is also a co-founder of Women in Reinsurance.

Formed in 1980, Chicago-based Butler Rubin assists clients nationally and internationally in complex business disputes, including antitrust law, class actions, defense of corporate directors and officers, labor and employment law, post-closing disputes, reinsurance, insurance, healthcare litigation, and insolvency.

ARIAS-U.S. (AIDA Reinsurance & Insurance Arbitration Society) is the leading not for profit trade association for the insurance and reinsurance industry. ARIAS-U.S. promotes excellence, advancement and education around insurance and reinsurance alternative dispute resolutions as well as provides a pool of certified arbitrators.  Membership is open to law firms, corporations and individuals interested in helping to achieve the goals of the Society.