D&O Liability Insurance Policies in 2014

Broadcast Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (ET)
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Peter D. Luneau
Marc S. Mayerson
Robert H. Shulman
David Souders


About Skadden Arps

Serving clients in every major international financial center, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates is one of the leading law firms in the world, with 22 offices and approximately 1,800 attorneys. Skadden diversified practice enables them to offer solutions to the most challenging legal issues in virtually every area of corporate law, providing the specific legal advice clients need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Skadden represents approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, as well as financial and governmental entities; small, entrepreneurial companies; and cultural, educational and charitable institutions, advising on a wide variety of high-profile transactions, regulatory matters, and litigation and controversy issues.

Website: https://www.skadden.com/

About The Mayerson Firm PLLC

The Mayerson Firm PLLC specializes in complex dispute resolution, especially regarding insurance-coverage matters for policyholders.  Corporations, businesses, nonprofits, trade associations, unions, directors/officers, ERISA fiduciaries, and individuals look to The Mayerson Firm PLLC for cost-effective, vigorous and creative representation and problem solving.

Directors of public corporations, private businesses, non-profits, trade associations, and charities are protected against the risk of personal liability by a combination of direct indemnification from their organization and by the purchase of D&O insurance.  High-level executives and officers, and federal-agency executives, likewise can be protected by various forms of D&O insurance.

The Mayerson Firm PLLC represents Boards of Directors and individual directors and their companies regarding the proper presentation of claims for recovery from their insurance companies.  This work can include pursuit of litigation or arbitration with the insurers, but usually can be resolved through effective negotiation with insurers. The Firm also routinely assists in reviewing and negotiating policy wordings to ensure that directors, officers, and executives have the fullest protection under their insurance.  For more details, please visit: https://www.mayersonfirm.com/

Website: https://www.mayersonfirm.com

About Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is one of the nation's leading law and consulting firms, with offices strategically located in California (Los Angeles, Orange County, Palo Alto, San Francisco and Sacramento), New York (New York City and Albany) and Washington, D.C. The firm represents a sophisticated client base - including Fortune 500, middle-market and emerging companies - across a range of practice areas and industry sectors. For more information, visit www.manatt.com.

Website: https://www.manatt.com

About Todd Associates, Inc.

Todd Associate’s is an insurance brokerage located in Cleveland Ohio. Todd’s Professional Liability Insurance Practice serves hundreds of organizations throughout the United States and focuses primarily on providing solutions to financial service providers.  The Professional Liability Practice’s services include: (i) Brokerage – Development of insurance coverage specifications and negotiation of coverage with the insurance marketplace; (ii) Independent Consulting – Review of another broker’s work; (iii) Mergers and Acquisitions – Due diligence and coordination of insurance coverage.

Website: https://www.toddassociates.com