Randi Ellias and Jim Rubin to Speak at ARIAS-U.S.

CHICAGO, March 8, 2017 – Butler Rubin partners Randi Ellias and James Rubin will be among the speakers at the ARIAS-U.S. 2017 Spring Conference on May 3-5th in Naples, FL. Ellias’ panel will discuss “Data Protection for Arbitrators Workshop – Secure Email & Disk and File Encryption.”  Rubin, the current Chairman of ARIAS-U.S., will be giving opening and closing remarks.

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.

Rubin is a founding partner of Butler Rubin and co-head of the firm’s reinsurance litigation and arbitration practice.  He has been cited for excellence by Chambers USA, Legal 500, Leading Lawyers, Illinois Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, Lawdragon’s Leading 500 Lawyers, and Legal Media Group’s Top 25 American Insurance/Reinsurance Lawyers, among other accolades.

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, 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.