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Clark Hill Attorney Joseph Donley to Participate in Reinsurance Association of America Re Claims Conference in New York – October 15-16, 2015

September 1, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Joseph M. Donley, the Leader of Clark Hill’s Insurance & Reinsurance practice group, and Member-in-Charge of the Philadelphia office, will speak on “Erosion of the Exclusive Remedy – Interplay of How Workers’ Comp Works with General Liability” at the Reinsurance Association of America’s Re Claims: Navigating the World of Reinsurance Protection When Loss Strikes conference at the Westin New York Grand Central on October 15-16, 2015.

Re Claims is a two-day program designed to provide all levels of claims and underwriting professionals with in-depth knowledge of the most critical areas of reinsurance claims analysis and management. General sessions and interactive workshops led by the industry’s leading experts give practical approaches to dealing with today’s challenges and preparing for tomorrow’s emerging concerns.

Case Studies and Workshops
Detailed case studies are an integral component of the course and will be facilitated by skilled reinsurance claims professionals and attorneys, providing hands-on experience in assessing and resolving complex reinsurance issues and claims. Advanced calculation workshops will offer realistic reinsurance billing scenarios. These facilitated discussions will illustrate the need for detailed examination of various types of loss and expenses in accordance with contract terms.

Course Objectives
• Apply contract language in the presence of loss
• Participate in case study workshops to apply real world fact patterns
   to contract language 
• Perform and manage complex case management 
• Understand the arbitration process via role playing
• Identify/manage potential reinsurance coverage disputes 
• Apply loss and expense calculation under contractual terms 
• Provide educational updates on current trends via breakout sessions 
• Examine the strategic importance of the claims department

Attendees earn CLE, CPCU, and CPE credits for continuing education.  Click here for more information or to register.

Donley concentrates his practice in complex civil litigation with an emphasis in the areas of insurance and reinsurance litigation. He has extensive experience representing both foreign and domestic clients in a variety of insurance related matters, including regulatory matters and agency proceedings. He has successfully handled numerous major reinsurance arbitrations and has been retained by insurers to assist in coverage matters and to assist in the assessment of adequacy of reserves for major books of US Casualty Business, including toxic tort, construction defects, and general casualty.

Firm Profile

Clark Hill PLC, recently ranked the fastest growing firm in the Am Law 200, is an entrepreneurial, full service law firm that provides business legal services, government and public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country. With offices in Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Delaware, Washington, DC and Arizona, Clark Hill has more than 350 attorneys and other professionals. For more information on our firm and our services, visit

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