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The Role of Insurance Law in Corporate Litigation

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Produced on May 21, 2018

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$ 99 Insurance, Business, Corporate, & Securities, and Litigation In Stock

Course Information

Time 90 minutes
Difficulty Advanced

Course Description

In states such as New York that are known as being liberal forums for insurance coverage (having an abundance of cases addressing personal injury and property damage) many law firms have developed practices specializing solely in insurance coverage or insurance defense practices. However, this specialization can limit practitioners’ ability to be full-service advocates. Correspondingly, insurance carriers may not always able to turn to their trusted panel counsel to handle high-exposure commercial disputes.

This program, presented by Victoria Kennedy, Senior Counsel with Russo & Toner LLP, will discuss insurance coverage issues that arise in commercial matters, and practical tips that are relevant to insurance defense attorneys, commercial litigators, and claims adjusters.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify when your client may have insurance coverage for a commercial matter, including interpreting key insurance policies provisions
  2. Navigate the pitfalls of partial insurance coverage
  3. Develop your commercial practice to qualify for panel counsel to major insurance carriers


Victoria Kennedy

Russo & Toner, LLP

Victoria Kennedy joined Russo & Toner in 2018 as Senior Counsel. Her practice focuses on contract negotiation and disputes, labor and employment matters, and complex commercial litigation including IP, and insurance defense including coverage analysis and premises liability, . Prior to joining Russo & Toner, she held the position of Counsel with French & Casey, LLP as an insurance defense and commercial litigator. She was also Senior Trial Counsel for Fidelity National Title Insurance, and a Senior Associate in litigation and government compliance attorney with global law firm White & Case LLP. Victoria is included among the prestigious National Black Lawyers: Top 100.

 Victoria also provides outside general counsel services to companies that either lack in-house legal departments or require additional legal support, advising on contracts, construction/real estate, and employment/HR matters. 


Charles D.

Very good job

Catherine M.

Happy Lawyer Day to you as well!

Lorien Elizabeth S.

I liked this webinar, very informative and a good, knowledgeable presenter.

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