Martha Conlin, Partner, Troutman Pepper
Martha has extensive experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry covering everything from general liability, products liability, technology and media liability and construction to property, asbestos, environmental, reinsurance, mass tort and contribution claims. Martha also helps clients avoid litigation by resolving disputes through arbitration, mediation and other alternative proceedings. Throughout her career, Martha has litigated high value cases in state and federal courts and private arbitration forums. She has successfully resolved contested matters through trial, dispositive motion practice and settlement negotiation.
Jennifer Mathis, Partner, Troutman Pepper
Jennifer has distinguished herself as a go-to adviser for her clients on complex professional liability insurance coverage disputes in California and nationwide. She has achieved numerous victories at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts in high stakes coverage and bad faith litigation. She also assists her insurance clients with resolving and managing complex professional liability claims arising under public and private directors and officers and corporate liability policies, employment practices liability policies, health care and human services liability policies, lawyers liability policies, and a wide spectrum of other miscellaneous professional liability policies, media, technology, and cyber liability, including advising clients on the unique issues faced when insureds are in bankruptcy. She also strategizes on policy drafting issues and assessing ongoing risks. In addition to her insurance coverage practice, Jennifer maintains a general civil and commercial litigation practice. Her clients have included large corporations, not-for-profit entities, wholesale and retail insurance brokers, small business owners, and individuals.
Jennifer has collaborated on pro bono matters with the Orange County Public Law Center, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, Human Options (an Orange County shelter for victims of domestic abuse), KIND (Kids in Need of Defense), and the Washington, D.C.-based Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. These pro bono matters include cases involving free speech and free exercise of religion, preparing attorneys’ fee petitions for prevailing parties in civil rights litigation, assisting unaccompanied minors in navigating their way through the U.S. immigration system, and obtaining protective orders for victims of domestic violence. She also has represented clients in step-parent adoption cases.
|Wednesday, March 13, 2024
|11:00 – 11:15 AM
|Welcome and Introductions
|11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
| PFAS Litigation
The emerging risk and its impact on liability claims, underwriting practices, and government legislation and regulation.
Partner, Troutman Pepper
Partner, Troutman Pepper
|12:15 – 1:00 PM