Insurance Regulation Committee
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Corporate Counsel Law Committee
Employment and Labor Law Committee
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee
I am delighted to welcome you to the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section! TIPS is a unique, diverse organization that links plaintiff and defense attorneys with corporate, in-house counsel and insurers, all eager to maintain and improve the American civil justice system.Read - More
By Leonard P. Goldberger - Relax, tort, and insurance lawyers. This is a spiritual piece and no bankruptcy law will be cited. Bankruptcy warps the fabric of time and space at the intersection of tort and insurance law. This is writ large in mass tort cases. You may have noticed the latest waves of high-profile torts being played out in bankruptcy courts across the country: opioid addiction, institutional sexual abuse, corporate data breaches, climate change wildfires, infrastructure failures, just to name a few. And brace yourselves for the coming tsunami of new bankruptcy cases in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you think that your tort and insurance clients won’t be touched by someone else’s bankruptcy, guess again.. -- Read More in the Corporate Counsel Law Committee Newsletter --
In this episode of Insider TIPS, Victoria Alvarez, business litigation associate with Troutman Pepper talks with Larry Schiffer, president of Schiffer Law and Consulting and current chair of the TIPS Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee. They discuss the history of data breaches and the importance of robust cyber insurance.Listen - Now!
CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2020 – As jury trials disappear from American courtrooms, lawyers, judges and legislators should consider changing four factors that are suppressing such trials: civil damage caps, mandatory arbitration, criminal sentencing guidelines and mandatory minimum sentences.Learn - More
Practice Forward was created to provide practical tools, insight and guidance for lawyers, law students and legal professionals as they move their practice and careers forward amid the pandemic and in the longer-term, as the practice of law undergoes significant change.Learn - More!
The Brief is the section's quarterly magazine for lawyers practicing tort and insurance law, full of practical articles that appeal to all members.
Whether you are brushing up on an old topic or tackling a new area of practice, we have the information you need. The TIPS library is your source for the practical, how-to advice you need to take your next step. Our bookshelves are stocked with a wealth of information to guide you through your practice and your career. As an added bonus, your membership in the section entitles you to a discount on every TIPS publication.
The TIPS Committee on Diversity and Inclusion in the Profession promotes the involvement of attorneys of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, women attorneys, attorneys with disabilities and LGBT attorneys into the membership and leadership of the Section.
The TIPS Committees on Diversity and Inclusion, Law in Public Service and Staff Counsel co-sponsor the middle school outreach initiative, A Day in the Life of an Attorney, targeting underrepresented communities during the TIPS Fall Leadership and Section Conference meetings. The program aims at introducing kids to careers in the legal profession early in their education.