Insurance Coverage Update 2018 CLE

Insurance Coverage: A Glimpse Forward and a Glance Back
2018 Update - NYSBA CLE Program

Friday, May 11th | Buffalo | Adams Mark Hotel | 120 Church Street | Buffalo, NY 14202 | Register Here
Friday, May 11th | Long Island | Long Island Marriott | 101 James Doolittle Boulevard | Uniondale, NY 11553 | Register Here
Friday, May 11th | Albany | New York State Bar Association | 1 Elk Street | Albany, NY 12207 | Register Here
Friday, May 18th | NYC | CFA Society New York | 1540 Broadway | Suite 1010 | New York, NY 10036 | Register Here
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at all locations.
6.5 MCLE Credits: 5.5 Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics

Not Able to Attend in Person?
This program will be recorded on: Friday, May 18, 2018*

The recording will be available for sale in the NYSBA online store after the program date.*Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the live program in order to earn Skills credits. Newly admitted attorneys are not able to earn Skills credits by viewing the recording.

Not a Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section ("TICL") member?  Join here and save $40 on the registration fee!


Program Agenda & Faculty

Program Description
This full-day program, presented by seasoned insurance law practitioners, will explore a number of complex substantive and procedural issues in the insurance coverage area. This year’s update will include discussion on excess coverage, the many policies involved in a construction project, and a dive into Insurance Law §3420.

This opportunity is not to be missed!  Register today and guarantee your seat at the program!

Who Should Attend: Insurance company attorneys; civil litigators, both plaintiff and defense.

Agenda
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.         Welcome and Introductions 

9:10 – 10:25 a.m.       A Dive into Insurance Law §3420: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going: Direct actions; Notice; Disclosure of Coverage Information; and Preclusion 

Albany: Edward Makarian, Esq. | Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP
Buffalo: Paul J. Callahan, Esq. | Brown & Kelly LLP
Long Island: Elizabeth A. Fitzpatrick, Esq. | Island Companies; 
                    Rona L. Platt, Esq. | Enstar Group
NYC: Ann M. Odelson, Esq. | Kennedys CMK
1.5 MCLE Credits in Professional Practice

10:25 – 10:40 a.m.                  Break

10:40 – 11:30 a.m.     Ethical Considerations: Privileges, Obligations to Settle Within Coverage, Right to Select Counsel, Tripartite Relationship, Reporting to the Carrier.  

Albany: Jeanne Gonsalves Lloyd, Esq. | Friedman, Hirschen & Miller, LLP
Buffalo: Amy L. DiFranco, Esq. | Rupp Basse Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC
Long Island: Melinda B. Margolies, Esq. | Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP
NYC: Cheryl P. Vollweiler, Esq. | Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP; 
          Jeffrey M. Pollock, Esq. | Fox Rothschild LLP
1.0 MCLE Credit in Ethics

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.    Excess Coverage: Umbrella v. Follow-Form, Obligations between Primary and Excess; Reporting to Excess; Claims in Excess of Limits; and Burning Limits

Albany: Jean F. Gerbini, Esq. | Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
Buffalo: Stacey E. Trien, Esq. | Leclair Korona Vahey Cole LLP
Long Island: Patti F. Potash, Esq. | Fleischner Potash Cardali Chernow Coogler Greisman Stark Stewart LLP
NYC: Elisa M. Alcabes, Esq. | Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP; 
         Robert M. Horkovich, Esq. | Anderson Kill P.C.
1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

12:20 – 1:20 p.m.                    Lunch (on your own)

1:20 – 2:10 p.m.        The Many Policies Involved In a Construction Project: Builders, OCIP, CCIP, Wrap Up

Albany: James J. Gascon, Esq. | Costello, Cooney & Fearon, PLLC; 
             Sean Hickey, CPCU, RPLU, ARM | Rose & Kiernan, Inc.
Buffalo: Jennifer A. Ehman, Esq. | Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.
Long Island: Steven P. Nassi | Kaufman Dolowich Voluck Attorneys at Law
NYC: Justin N. Kinney, Esq. | Kinney Lisovicz Reilly & Wolff, P.C.
1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

2:10 – 3:00 p.m.         UM/SUM Claims and Coverage: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going

Albany: Carolyn B. George, Esq. | Friedhamn, Hirschen & Miller, LLP
Buffalo: Steven P. Peiper, Esq. | Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.
Long Island: Jonathan A. Dachs, Esq. | Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs, LLP
NYC: Jonathan A. Dachs, Esq. | Shayne, Dachs, Sauer & Dachs, LLP
1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

3:00 – 3:10 p.m.          Break

3:10 – 4:00 pm          Top Ten Decisions in Liability Coverage

Albany: Latha Raghavan, Esq. | Goldberg Segalla LLP
Buffalo: A.J. Smith, Esq. | Baxter Smith & Shapiro, P.C.
Long Island: Alan C. Eagle, Esq. | Rivkin Radler LLP
NYC: Alan C. Eagle, Esq. | Rivkin Radler LLP
1.0 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice

4:00 p.m.                    Adjournment

6.5 MCLE credits: 5.5 Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics  

Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Chair
Timothy J. Fennell, Esq. 
|
Amdursky, Pelky, Fennell and Wallen, PC 

CLE Committee Chair

Joanna M. Roberto, Esq.  | Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLP   

Program Chair
Eileen E. Buholtz, Esq. | Connors, Corcoran & Buholtz, PLLC 

Local Chairs

Buffalo
Kenneth A. Krajewski, Esq.
| Brown & Kelly, LLP

NYC
Alan C. Eagle, Esq.
| Rivkin Radler LLP

Albany
Jean Gerbini, Esq.
| Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP

Long Island
Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, Esq.
 | Island Companies

Please click here to view faculty biographies for all Insurance Update 2018 program locations 

Friday, May 11th Buffalo | Adams Mark Hotel | 120 Church Street | Buffalo, NY 14202 Register Here
Friday, May 11th | Long Island | Long Island Marriott | 101 James Doolittle Boulevard | Uniondale, NY 11553 Register Here
Friday, May 11th | Albany | New York State Bar Association | 1 Elk Street | Albany, NY 12207 Register Here
Friday, May 18th | NYC | CFA Society New York | 1540 Broadway | Suite 1010 | New York, NY 10036 Register Here
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at all locations.
6.5 MCLE Credits: 5.5 Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics


Program Co-Sponsors
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
Committee on Continuing Legal Education

NYSBA Members: $175
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section Members: $135
Non Members: $275

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