Policyholder Perspective is very pleased to report that Tyler Gerking, one of our frequent contributors and a valued member of Farella Braun + Martel's Insurance Coverage Practice Group was elevated to partner at Farella January 1, 2010.  (Click here to see the full announcement.)  Tyler has been involved in a number of high profile D&O liability claims including the Broadcom derivative litigation and various other stock option backdating cases, as well as claims under CGL, professional liability, technology E&O and first-party property policies.  He has also handled claims and other issues in connection with insurer insolvencies.

Tyler will continue to be a regular contributor to Policyholder Perspective, including upcoming pieces on D&O coverage and updates on global warming issues.