American College of Coverage Counsel 8th Annual Meeting

Annual Conference Co-chairs:

Angela Elbert
Robert Kole

Vice Chairs:
Spence Taylor

John Bonnie

These materials are available to ACCC Fellows only.

Abbreviated Agenda
Speaker Bios
Attendee List
Combined Papers
Combined Presentations

Thursday, September 10, 2020

The Emerging Landscape of Claims for First-Party Coverage for COVID-19 Loss
Rick Hammond, HeplerBroom, LLC; Suzan Charlton, Covington & Burling LLP; Marc Rosenthal, Proskauer Rose LLP; Stephen Goldman, Robinson & Cole LLP

Paper 1 Rosenthal | Paper 2 CharltonPaper 3 HammondPaper 4 GoldmanPresentation
Recorded Video

COVID-19: General & Employers Liability Claims
Chris Martin, Martin Disiere Jefferson & Wisdom; Jay Sever, Phelps Dunbar LLP; Linda Kornfeld, Blank Rome LLP

Paper | Presentation
Recorded Video

Is a Good Offense the Best Defense?
Lyndon Bittle, Carrington Coleman
Marion Adler, Adler Law Practice, LLC; Laura Foggan, Crowell & Moring LLP

Paper Insurer Perspective | Paper Policyholder PerspectivePresentation
Recorded Video

10 Cases in 45 Minutes 
Robert Chesler, Anderson Kill, P.C.; Suzanne Midlige, Coughlin Duffy LLP; Anthony Leuin, Shartsis Friese LLP

Paper | Presentation
Recorded Video

Friday, September 11, 2020

The Impact of Delaware’s Sudden Dominance in D&O Coverage Disputes
Michael Manire, Manire Galla Curley LLP; Leslie Ahari, Clyde & Co.; Seth Lamden, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Paper | Presentation
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Sorting Out the Rules & Responsibilities of Primary and Excess Carriers in the Defense of Bet the Company’s Litigation
Michael Huddleston, Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, PC; Ernest Martin, Haynes & Boone, LLP; Neil Rambin, Drinker Biddle; Rhonda Tobin, Robinson & Cole LLP 

Paper | Presentation
Recorded Video

Ethical Issues that May Arise in Multi-party Representations
Tracy Alan Saxe, Saxe Doernberger & Vita (Moderator) ; Tim Burns, Perkins Coie; Laura Hanson, Meagher & Geer

Paper | Presentation
Recorded Video

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Settlement & Assignment Following Breach of the Duty to Defend
William Ford, Collins | Ford LLP (Moderator); Wendy Feng, Covington & Burling LLP; Jean Lawler, Lawler ADR Services, LLC; Ellen Van Meir, Thompson Coe

Paper | Presentation
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Duty to Defend Bad Faith Issues
Robert Allen, The Allen Law Group
Dan Litchfield, Litchfield Cavo LLPDave Godwin, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLPLinda Dedman, Dedman Law, PLLC 

Paper | Presentation
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Friday, September 25, 2020

First-Party Insurance Disputes, Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism and Issues with Umpires and Appraisers
Mark Boyle, Boyle, Leonard & Anderson PAChristine Haskett, Covington & Burling LLP; Melissa Sims, Berk, Merchant & Sims PLC; Wayne Taylor, Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins, LLP

Paper | Presentation
Due to technical difficulties, a recording of this session is not available.

Related Acts & Interrelated Wrongful Acts – Six Degrees of Separation
Matt Jacobs, Jones Day; 
Leah N. Engelhardt, Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.; Bryan Weiss, Murchison & Cumming LLP; Paula Litt, Honigman LLP 

Paper | Presentation
Recorded Video

Looking for IP Coverage: What’s In or Out for CGL, Excess & Specialty Policies?
Michael Hamilton, Goldberg Segalla; 
Marcus Snowden, Snowden Law P.C.; Tyler Gerking, Farella Braun + Martel LLP; Joann Lytle, McCarter & English 

Paper | Presentation
Recorded Video

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