On Wednesday, September 30, from 12:00 to 1:30 pm I will be co-moderating a panel discussion on insurance issues that arise in the context of mediating complex civil cases. Panelists will include Hon. William Bettinelli (Ret.), mediator at JAMS, and Daniel Purcell, Partner at Keker & Van Nest. The panel will be held at the

On Wednesday June 3, from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m., I’ll be co-presenting "Lawyers in the Cross-Hairs:  Recent Trends in Claims Against Attorneys, Related Ethical and Insurance Issues, and Defense Strategies" at the Bar Association of San Francisco (301 Battery Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA). 

Presenting with me will be John B. Sullivan of Long

On November 12, 2014, I will be participating in a webinar “Data Breach and Liability Insurance: Managing the Potential Risk and Addressing Claims” through the Commercial Law Web Advisor. I’ll be joined by two insurer-side attorneys at Sedgwick LLP, Alex Potente and Eryk Gettell. We’ll be discussing coverage under commercial general liability policies

Farella partner Tyler Gerking will be a panelist on this important program focused at the nexus of intellectual property and insurance coverage law.

Topics to be Covered

  • Coverage for unauthorized disclosure of personally identifiable information, including coverage for notification obligations arising from data security breaches
  • Coverage for hacker, malware and denial of service attacks
  • Coverage

Presented by the San Francisco Bar Association Insurance Practice Section

This annual program highlights the most significant California insurance issues addressed in the prior year.  The January 20, 2011 program will cover:

  • What constitutes a “suit” for purposes of defense and indemnity coverage after the California Supreme Court decision in the Ameron case.
  • How a “separation of insureds”

American Conference Institute's 16th Annual Summit on D&O Liability

Program updated this year to reflect industry fluctuation and financial overhaul. Here’s a sampling of what’s new:

  • The success of shareholder derivative claims and implications on coverage: How D&O defendants and insurers are responding to the increasing challenges posed by such claims
  • Understanding the key issues