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RegisterIt’s imperative to stay on top of developing complex coverage issues — and there are several to keep an eye on right now. The Emerging & Complex Insurance Claims Forum gives in-house and outside counsel and insurance company and policyholder professionals an edge with the latest insights on hot-button topics. What we will cover: Legalized marijuana, drones, cyber liability, social media, product liability claims, additional insureds, construction claims, SIRs, ADR and new issues as they hit the news. Also, we will have an extended session on allocation, run by the experts who live it every day. Check out the agenda and complete faculty now!

Learn from leading coverage attorneys, litigators, mediators, technology experts, international business experts, and in-house professionals from insurance companies and policyholders.

LosAngelesAthleticClubBuildingConference Site: The Los Angeles Athletic Club

431 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 625-2211

A home away from home. For more than 125 years, The Los Angeles Athletic Club has remained dedicated to its mission of providing for the body, mind and spirit of its members. Our private club includes state-of-the-art athletic and spa facilities, award-winning restaurants, bars, luxury meeting, conference, and hotel rooms, and an array of social, business, and athletic events.


Welcome Reception: JAMS Los Angeles Mediation Center

555 West Fifth St., (Gas Company Tower), 32nd Floor

JamsSmallPlease join us for a welcome reception the evening before the conference from 6-8 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the JAMS Los Angeles Mediation Center located at 555 West Fifth St. (Gas Company Tower), 32nd Floor. It is a 7-minute walk from the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Click here for more location details.

Please RSVP by Friday Feb. 19 to If you are traveling with a spouse or partner, please include them in the RSVP.

Thanks to JAMS for hosting this event!

Conference Schedule


Click HERE to see the detailed agenda and compete faculty. 


Program fees

  • $895 for attorneys in private practice.
  • $395 for paralegals and government.
  • Free for a limited number of carrier and policyholder professionals. Applies to first attendee. Additional attendees pay just $395.
  • $1,195 for service providers (non-sponsoring).


Conference chairs

EmergingInsuranceChairsV3Linda Bondi Morrison is a partner with Tressler LLP. She represents insurance companies in complex litigation and coverage matters and is regularly called upon by insurance companies to assist with resolution of non-litigated matters involving complex questions of insurance coverage and liability. She has successfully handled mediations and arbitrations with multimillion-dollar exposures. Linda co-chaired HB’s Insurance Allocation Conference in 2013. 

Elizabeth Hanke, Vice President, KCIC, specializes in leveraging relational database technology to solve complex disputes in litigation and settlement. With more than 22 years of industry experience, Elizabeth is an expert in insurance allocation modeling and is able to deploy technology not only with an industry-leading level of sophistication, but is also able to model results for large datasets in real time. Elizabeth spoke at HB’s Insurance Allocation Conference in 2013. 

Scott N. Godes, partner, Barnes & Thornburg, , is a veteran trial lawyer who was co-lead counsel of the first trial of its kind to determine that insurance was available, without aggregate limits, for thousands of asbestos claims, and is one of the only lawyers to litigate the scope of a cyber insurance policy.  

Thanks to our sponsors!



KCIC has become a nationally recognized consulting group by providing a full range of strategic services to corporations and legal counsel. Backed by the most sophisticated technology in the industry, our expert teams deliver unrivaled knowledge and experience in insurance and risk management, advanced financial and economic analysis, dispute resolution and relational database technology. KCIC is characterized by its unparalleled investment in client relationships, high-performance team and transformative technology solutions. Clients look to us for a wide range of services and support, including: Insurance Valuation & Recovery; Claims Administration & Billing; Dispute Resolution Support; Data Management & Analytics. KCIC’s proprietary, industry-leading technology, The Ligado Platform, is the most powerful model of its kind. Ligado, can be utilized wherever normalization, analysis and storage of enormous data sets is required.


JAMS is the largest private alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider in the world. With its prestigious panel of neutrals, JAMS specializes in mediating and arbitrating complex, multi-party, business/commercial cases – those in which the choice of neutral is crucial. JAMS mediators and arbitrators successfully resolve cases ranging in size, industry and complexity, typically achieving results more efficiently and cost effectively than through litigation. JAMS neutrals are skilled in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes including mediation, arbitration, special master, discovery referee, project neutral, and dispute review board work.


The Claro Group is a financial advisory and management consulting firm. We deliver analytics and solutions in high-stakes litigation matters, insurance claims and government contracts consulting and we improve profitability for hospitals and health systems through strategic cost reductions and enhanced revenue realization. As one of the few privately owned consultancies, we remain uniquely focused on our clients and our people, while providing creative solutions with innovative pricing models where appropriate.


We offer a range of sponsorship and exhibitor options, including breakfast, breaks, lunch and reception sponsors, branded tote bags, materials distribution Wi-Fi, charging stations, prizes, special dinners, and more.

We also work with organizations who wish to send multiple attendees for this invaluable education and networking. We’re able to work you to accommodate budgets too.

Brownie Bokelman
Call (484) 324-2755 x212, or send her an email.