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Jacquelyn Beatty selected to be one of the State Chairs for Washington by the Council on Litigation Management

Council on Litigation Management announces its 2011-2012 State Chairs

October 3, 2011

New York, NY – (PR.COM) – 8/30/11 –The State Chair is a leadership role within the Council on Litigation Management (CLM) whose purpose is to assist in the development and growth of the Council, and foster communications locally. State Chairs also establish and monitor CLM Strategic Affiliations for state and local organizations/associations.  The Council on Litigation Management (CLM) announces its State Chairs for 2011-2012.

Jacquelyn Beatty has been selected to be one of the State Chairs for Washington.

Jacquelyn Beatty, a CLM Co-Chair for Washington State, is a shareholder with the Seattle, Washington firm Karr Tuttle Campbell, where she chairs the Insurance and Appellate Practice groups. She has litigated insurance coverage and bad faith cases on behalf of insurers, corporations, and government entities for over twenty years. Her experience also includes the defense of construction defect, toxic tort, professional malpractice and general commercial litigation. She graduated from the University of Washington School of Law with Honors in 1987 and holds undergraduate degrees from Brown University and Columbia University School of Nursing. She earned her CPCU and ARM designations in 2003 and 2004, and in 2010 and 2011 was voted one of Washington’s Top Fifty Women Attorneys. Ms. Beatty has successfully represented insurers in published and unpublished cases including Polygon Northwest Co. v. American National Fire Ins. Co. et al., 143 Wn.App. 753 (2008); Humleker v. Gallagher Bassett Services Inc. et al., 159 Wn. App. 667 (2011); Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London v. Valiant Ins. Co., 155 Wn.App. 469 (2010); and American Guarantee & Liability Ins. Co. v. Westchester Surplus Ins. Lines, 334 Fed. Appx. 839; 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 12586 (Ninth Cir. June 11, 2009). She is Martindale Hubbell AV Pre-eminent rated.

 About the Council on Litigation Management

The Council is a nonpartisan alliance of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, general counsel, risk managers, claims adjusters and attorneys.  Through education and collaboration, its goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense.  To learn more about the Council, please visit www.litmgmt.org

Contact:  Adam Potter, Executive Director

Council on Litigation Management