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Christian & Small LLP partners Sharon Stuart and Richard Smith were recognized by Chambers USA 2020.
Jason Rose, Chair of the Drug, Device and Biotechnology Committee, shares how Committee members are getting involved while virtual connections are the connections.
Walter Judge assisted IADC member firm Shook Hardy & Bacon in dismissing a consumer fraud class action brought against Ben & Jerry's.
The IADC announces that Katie Chandler, a partner at Taylor Wessing LLP in London, has joined the IADC.
IADC member Karsten Fehn has been recognized by Finance Monthly in their Legal Awards 2020 list.
Constance Endelicato provides commentary in a recent Insurance Journal article on the nursing home insurance market amidst COVID-19.
Gordon Sproule and Jennifer Segers, of Huie Law, secured a defense verdict for a long-term care facility in a medical malpractice case.
Tom Lysaught, Chair of the Insurance Executive Committee, describes the ways you can connect through the IADC during the current pandemic.
IADC member Dixie Wells and Luke Farley of Ellis & Winters author a two-part article on COVID-19 for Construction Best Practices.
Sharla J. Frost and Sherry Knutson, Tucker Ellis lawyers, ranked in Chambers USA 2020 guide.
IADC has entered into a strategic, two-year cross-promotional partnership with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution.
Plunkett Cooney appellate attorney Mary Massaron authored a successful amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit.
Bill Thomas, a principal at Gausnell, O’Keefe & Thomas, LLC, authored an article on behalf of the IADC for Modern Contractor Solutions.
Sharon Stuart, a founding partner of Christian & Small, was interviewed for a Business Insurance article on risk management due to COVID-19.
Stephen Zralek co-authored an article for Law360 on COVID-19 impacts in relation to business litigation.
Alba Arriaga Romano, Chair of the Toxic and Hazardous Substances Litigation Committee, shares how her Committee and the IADC are working hard to keep our members connected and engaged.
Harmon Hayden, founder of Harmon Hayden Law, authored an article for Canadian Underwriter on behalf of the IADC.
Meredith Kaplan Stoma, Chair of the Professional Liability Committee, shares what types of members comprise the Committee.
In February 2020, Jerry Hamilton helped secure a favorable verdict for Sam's Club.
Brian Del Gatto obtained a jury defense verdict for his Canadian trucking client and its insurer in a fatal rear-end accident.
Mitch Smith, Chair of the Transportation Committee, describes what type of legal work their Committee members practice and how you can actively participate.
Eve Masinter was recognized in the 2020 edition of Chamber USA.
IADC members David Beck, David Gunn, and Jeff Golub, of Beck Redden LLP, cleared their client of a $535 million trial court judgment.
Chris Stevens provides commentary in a recent Construction Dive article on workers comp after traumatic accidents.
Ivan Rodriguez, Chair of the Environmental and Energy Law Committee, details what types of members are a part of the Committee and easy ways to get involved.
Chris Lam has been named by the Charlotte Business Journal (CBJ) as one of Charlotte’s 2020 “Most Admired CEOs.”
Danielle Waltz authors an article for the February 2020 edition of Modern Contractor Solutions magazine.
IADC member Shayna Cook helps secure a complete defense jury verdict in Salinero et al. v. Johnson & Johnson et. al.
Jerry Kraisinger, Chair of the Corporate Counsel Committee, shares opportunities for involvement and highlights benefits for corporate counsel members.
IADC Board Member Bonnie Mayfield recently obtained a trial victory in a complex retaliation trial.
De Martenson was inducted into the Class of Fellows by the Alabama Law Foundation in 2019.
Phillip Sykes, Chair of the Business Litigation Committee, highlights some of the easiest ways to get involved.
IADC President Amy Sherry Fischer received DRI's Mary Massaron Award for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession.
Susan Ford Robertson, of The Robertson Law Group, LLC, was named Missouri Lawyer of the Year 2020 by Missouri Lawyers Media.
IADC member Bob Allen obtains a ruling that a CGL carrier does not owe a duty to defend due to a professional liability exclusion.
Melissa Dorman Matthews and her colleague David Green achieved an appellate victory in December 2019.
IADC member Chris D'Angelo authors an article on behalf of the IADC for Modern Contractor Solutions.
Jim Shelson, Chair of the Social Justice Pro Bono Committee, shares how the Committee was formed and what they recently have been doing.
IADC member Jordan Lipp recently published the second edition of his seminal book, Product Liability Law & Procedure in Colorado.
Matt Keenan authored an article on witness note taking that was recently published with Law360.
John Nunnally was selected to Business North Carolina's magazine 2020 edition of "Legal Elite" honorees.
IADC member Michael Skram has been elected Managing Shareholder of O'Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P. A.
IADC members Diane Pradat Pumphrey and Julye Johns Bailey comment in a recent article on nurses requiring their own malpractice prevention education.
Hiroyuki Tezuka, Chair of the International Arbitration Committee, shares what programming you can look forward to this year from the Committee.
IADC President Amy Sherry Fischer is selected as one of this year's recipients of the DRI Mary Massaron Award for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession.
IADC member Jim King, along with a trial team of fellow Porter Wright lawyers, secured a second landmark defense win in a major federal antitrust case.
Member Dana Lumsden received the 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Award from the North Carolina and South Carolina Lawyers Weekly publications.
Hildy Sastre of Shook, Hardy & Bacon was named Most Effective Lawyer, Complex Business Litigation by The Daily Business Review.
Erik Legg, Chair of the Medical Defense and Health Law Committee, recaps recent Committee activities and previews upcoming programming.
DBusiness magazine named IADC members Charles Browning, Mary Massaron, and Scott Sirich to its 2020 list of top lawyers.
Past President Craig Thompson has been elected chair of the University of Maryland College Park Foundation Board's Executive Committee.
IADC member Eric Lasker and John Kalas author article for Law360 on behalf of the IADC.
Member Chris Drewry authors an article for Modern Contractor Solutions on behalf of the IADC.
Member Jordan Lipp obtained a defense verdict in June 2019 in a catastrophic injury case.
Ken Meyer, Editor of the Defense Counsel Journal, shares some history about the publication and how you can get involved during our Centennial year.
IADC member Chris Lam has been appointed to the North Carolina Humanities Council Board of Trustees for a three-year term.
IADC members Mark Behrens and Ashley Garry author an article for HarrisMartin's Drugs & Medical Devices Publication.
Many IADC members have been recognized by 2019 Super Lawyers.
Bill Anderson, Chair of the Product Liability Committee, introduces ways you can contribute and get involved.
Member Larry D. Smith, of Southern Trial Counsel, PLC, received the 2019 Diversity Law Institute Diversity Award.
IADC member Matt Keenan was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as one of eight new members of the Legal Services Corporation board of directors.
Mark Hansen and Jessie Zeigler, 2020 CLE Steering Committee Chairs, share what you can look forward to with our programming during our Centennial year.
Past President Molly Craig obtained a defense verdict following a medical malpractice trial in Charleston County, South Carolina.
Member Steven Quattlebaum obtained a defense verdict on behalf of Johnson & Johnson in a talcum powder asbestos exposure case.
Member Tom Buckley authored an article for Modern Contractor Solutions' October 2019 issue on behalf of the IADC.
In 2020, the IADC will celebrate 100 years.
Joe Cohen, Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, discusses what the IADC Diversity and Inclusion Award is and current Committee developments.
Member Alexandra Simotta was nominated for a "promoting the best" award in Austria.
Member Jim Shelson represented a charter school association and assisted in defeating a challenge to the Mississippi Charter School Act.
IADC Board Member Michele Smith is the recipient of the 2019 Founders Award from the Texas Association of Defense Counsel.
Tim Daniels, a partner at Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Denny Shupe, a partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, obtained a unanimous jury verdict for the defense following a seven day trial.
Member Matt Keenan authored an article on behalf of the IADC for Today's General Counsel.
Past IADC Board Member Gord McKee has been recognized in Chambers Canada.
Many IADC members have been recognized by Super Lawyers.
Michael Drumke has been named chair of the Cannabis Law and Policy Committee of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of American Bar Association for a one-year term.
Member Michelle Hernandez is being recognized and honored as a New Mexico business leader who is advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Member Marianne J. Gilmartin obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a public utility client following a three-day trial.
Henry Morrissette, Chair of In-House and Law Firm Management Committee, shares how you can get involved.
Member Chris Kenney obtains a defense win after a two-week jury trial in MA Superior Court.
Member Roy Cohen will serve for the next year as Immediate Past Chair for the ABA's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section.
Member Alexandra Simotta will teach this coming semester at Sigmund Freud University.
Member Connie Lewis Lensing joins Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP as counsel.
Member Chris Lam was named a 2019 North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Leaders in the Law.
Murphy & Grantland, PA shareholder Anthony W. Livoti has been awarded the 2019 Fred H. Sievert Award.
M.C. Sungaila is one of 27 U.S. lawyers included in the National Law Journal’s 2019 Equality Trailblazers List.
Amy Sherry Fischer, IADC President, shares what the intention of the Committee Chair Corner is and how you can make the most out of your IADC membership.
Member Bob Allen has been elected to a term on the Board of Regents for the American College of Coverage Counsel.
Many IADC members have been recognized in the 2020 listing from The Best Lawyers in America.
Butler Snow attorney Meade W. Mitchell has been elected revenue officer of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.
Philip L. Willman and his colleague David M. Perron obtain a defense win for their client in a case involving loss of an eye.
Member Lori Johnson was part of a trial team who won a $2 million slander verdict on behalf of their client in Fargo, which is the largest slander verdict in North Dakota history.
Member Steven Sitek has fulfilled the requirements of the Minnesota State Bar Association's certification program.
Member Michael Drumke has been elected to the American Bar Association Board of Governors for a three-year term.
IADC member Chris Drewry authors article on behalf of IADC for Modern Contractor Solutions.
IADC member Tammy Meyer has been recognized by the Lawyers of Distinction.
Member Andrew Laws and his law firm Babbé have been shortlisted in multiple categories for Citywealth's International Financial Centre Awards 2020.
Board Member Spencer Silverglate recently obtained a final summary judgment for client M&M Management.
IADC member George Parker was appointed to the Executive Committee of the Alabama State Bar for 2019-2020.
IADC member Chris Lam has been appointed to the Judicial Independence and Integrity Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Numerous IADC members have been recognized by Who's Who Legal in their Product Liability Defence 2019 analysis.
Members Gordon Sproule and Jennifer Segers obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a long-term care facility.
IADC member David J. Rosenberg won a contentious case on summary judgment in the Court of Common Pleas, Mercer County, PA, Civil Division.
IADC member Tom Buckley authored an article for Modern Contractor Solutions' July 2019 issue.
Member Paul Lefebvre successfully represented Facebook in Belgian litigation.
Member Caryn Jorgensen will join Stokes Lawrence law firm on September 1.
IADC names its new Board of Directors for 2019-2020.
Member Neftali Garro has been elected President of the Board of Directors of Insuralex Global Insurance Lawyers Group.
IADC members Duarte Henriques and Guilherme Rizzo Amaral will speak at the NYIAC event on July 9.
Bonnie Mayfield, Chair of the Employment Law Committee, highlights the cutting edge legal issues the Committee has covered this year.
Member Paul Mogin authors an article titled "Grounded on Newly Discovered Evidence" for the American Criminal Law Review.
Member Glenn Duhl recently authored an article for Modern Restaurant Management on gratuities in the restaurant industry.
Michael Aylward has been elected to serve as the new President of the American College of Coverage Counsel.
Member Matthew Moscon is the new office managing partner for Stoel Rives' Salt Lake City office.
The IADC is pleased to announce that it has launched the IADC Diversity and Inclusion Award and has presented its first award to the Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program (DAPP).
Member Mike Magner secured a victory on behalf of a captain who was detained for more than 19 months.
Mark Hansen, Chair of the Medical Defense and Health Law Committee, shares Committee resources and past and future programming opportunities.
IADC member Chris Lam has been installed as president of the Mecklenburg County Bar for 2019-2020.
IADC member Chris Drewry authors an article for Modern Contractor Solutions on behalf of the IADC.
Jessie Zeigler, Chair of the Product Liability Committee, shares how vast the Committee is and highlights how they serve their members.
IADC member J.T. Wilson III and his colleague Elizabeth Duncan Brewer earned an impressive outcome at trial for a railroad client.
A message from the President.
Numerous IADC members have been elected to DRI leadership positions.