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PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Panel Member: “Round Pegs in Round Holes:  Effectively (and Ethically) Marketing, Evaluating, and Selecting Arbitrators in a Changing World."  ARIAS Fall Conference, October 3, 2019

Panel Member “What Role Should or do Court Decisions Play in Reinsurance Arbitrations?” ARIAS Spring Conference, May 11, 2018

Panel Member: “Privilege Issues in Arbitration,” ARIAS Fall Conference, November 2, 2017

Speaker: “Avoiding the Trip-Wire: Current Issues in Attorney-Client Privilege,”ARIAS webinar, April 18, 2017

Discussion leader: “Unconscious Influencers That Distort Legal Thinking,” ABA Section of Litigation, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Conference, March 3, 2017

Panel Member: “Pursuing Arbitration That Is Fair,” ARIAS Fall Conference, November 18, 2016


Author: “The Ungoverned Brain: A Wild Card in Arbitral Decision-Making,” ARIAS-US Quarterly, Q1 2016

Program Co-chair: “GC Futures Summit,” Global Legal Post London Conference, November 9, 2015

Speaker: “Managing Outside Counsel for Mutual Success,” Global Legal Post London Conference, November 9, 2015

Author: “Why Are We Here?” AIRROC Matters, Summer 2015

Author: “The View From the Middle Seat,” ARIAS-US Quarterly, Q2 2015

Speaker: “Improving Client Relationships,” Bar associations and law firms across North America, 2011-2015

Panelist: “New and Emerging Issues in Preventing Bad Faith Claims,” American Conference Institute, November 30, 2011

Panelist: “Discovery,” American Conference Institute, November 30, 2011

Panelist: “Ethics and the Business of Litigation,” ALM - The Litigation Summit, November 16, 2011

Panelist: “Close and Open Minded,” Streamlining Relationships with Outside Counsel Conference, November 9, 2011

Speaker: “Ethical Aspects of Representing the Corporate Client.” Perrin Asbestos Litigation Conference, September 20, 2011

Panelist: “Telling Your Story at Trial,” Defense Research Institute, June 22, 2011

Panelist: “The Voice of the Client,” ALM Law Firm Marketing & Business Development Leadership Forum, May 25, 2011

Conference Co-chair: “7th International Advanced Forum on Run-Off and Commutations,” American Conference Institute, March 25-26, 2009.

Panel Chair: “The Future of Reinsurance Arbitration,” ARIAS Conference, November 7, 2008

instructor: “Privilege,” ARIAS Arbitrator Training Program, November 5, 2008

Panel Co-chair: “Key Phases of the Arbitration Process,” Mealey’s Reinsurance Litigation & Arbitration Conference, February 11 – 12, 2008

Panel Chair: “Mediation in Reinsurance Disputes,” ARIAS Spring Conference, May 10, 2007

Author: “Found Money or Unobtanium: Security Deposits and the Run-off Company,” AIRROC Matters, Winter 2006/2007

Commentator:  Security in Run-off: Arbitrators Cum Run-off Managers Speak,” AIRROC Matters, Winter 2006/2007

Panelist: “How to Manage Being in Run-Off – From Those Who Have Gone Through it,” Mealey’s Run-Off Conference, May 1 - 2, 2006

Speaker, “Mediation as a Method of Resolving Reinsurance Disputes,” ARIAS Fall Conference, November 10 - 11, 2005

Panel Chair: “Insurance and Reinsurance Company Run-off.”  Mealey’s Conference, May 16 -17, 2005

National Co-chair:  American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Committee on Corporate Counsel, Regional Workshop Programs, 1994 – 1999.

Program Co-chair and Panel Chair:  American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Committee on Corporate Counsel, Midwest Regional Workshop, Chicago, Illinois, November 4, 1997. 

Program Co-chair:  American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Committee on Corporate Counsel, Annual Meeting, February 13-16, 1997.

Program Co-chair and panel chair:  American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Committee on Corporate Counsel, Midwest Regional Workshop, November 1, 1996.

Panel Chair:  "New Insurance Products:  Problem Solvers or Midwives to Litigation," American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, March 15, 1996.

Panel Chair:   "Environmental Litigation and Insurance Coverage Issues," American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, National Institute, June 8, 1995.

Speaker:   "The Impact of U.S. Claims on the London Insurance Market and U.S. Policyholders," American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Special Meeting, London, England, May 5, 1995

Speaker:  "Litigation-Proofing Executive Compensation Agreements," Roberts Program in Law, Business and Corporate Governance, Stanford University Law School, June 17, 1994.

Speaker:  "A Corporate Program to Detect and Protect Trade Secrets," Corporate Counsel Institute Conference, May 9-10, 1994.


Co-chair and Panelist:  American Bar Association Section of Litigation, National Seminar, "Litigation Management in the Age of TQM," April 14, 1994.

Panelist:  American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Committee on Corporate Counsel, 1994 Mid-Winter Annual Meeting Program, "Crisis Management in the General Counsel's Office," February 18, 1994.

Author:  "Crisis Management for Bankers," Western Independent Bankers NewsLine, December, 1993.

Co-chair and Panelist:  American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Committee on Corporate Counsel, 1993 Pacific Regional Workshop, "Crisis Management for the Corporate Lawyer and Outside Counsel:  Planning for and Dealing with the Unexpected," October 14, 1993.

Author:  "Dissecting Insurance Lawsuits," The National Law Journal, August 30, 1993.

Author:  "Just How Many Deaths Will it Take?"  The National Law Journal, August 2, 1993.

Speaker:  "Securities Litigation in High Technology Industry," World Intellectual Property and Trade Forum, July 21, 1993.

Author:  "Making the Most of a Client-Lawyer Relationship," Banking Week, May 10, 1993.

Panel Chair:  American Bar Association National Institute, "Hot Topics in Corporate Litigation," May 6-7, 1993.

Author: "A Guide to Minimizing Corporate Exposure in Securities Lawsuits," The National Law Journal, March 8, 1993.

Editorial Consultant:  Proof in Competitive Business Litigation, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1993.

Author: "Extending Ownership Over Partnership," San Francisco Recorder, January 22, 1993.

Author:  "A New Law-Firm Structure for the '90s," Legal Times, January 18, 1993.

Panelist:  "Dialogue '92: Face-to-Face with the Future," Conference of State Bank Supervisors and Western Independent Bankers, November 20-21, 1992.

Panelist:  "Avoiding Securities Litigation," Peninsula Association of General Counsel, October 16, 1992.

Co-author:  "Ashes From Ashes, Recent Precedent May Bar East Bay Fire Victims From Sufficient Recovery On Their Insurance Policies To Meet Code Requirements When Rebuilding Their Homes," San Francisco Recorder, December 6, 1991.

Co-author:  "Fire Victims Face a Mixed Bag Of Precedents," San Francisco Daily Journal, November 26, 1991.

Instructor:  "Litigation Against Secondary Targets," California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1986.

Editorial Consultant:  California Forms of Jury Instruction, Matthew Bender, 1985.

Instructor:  "Compelling, Opposing and Enforcing Discovery in State Court," California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1985.

Instructor:  "Suits Against Business Entities,” California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1983.

Co-author:  "The Saudi-Arabian Legal-Medical Committee," Middle East Executive Reports, No. 5, May, 1983.