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Jacquelyn Beatty Speaks At Conference

Jacquelyn Beatty, Attorney, Karr Tuttle Campbell, has been selected to speak at the 2011 Council on Litigation Management Bad Faith Mini-Conference.  Ms. Beatty is slated to speak on the topic “Trying the Bad Faith Claim.” The Bad Faith Mini Conference will be held Friday, September 16, 2011 in Boston, MA at the Tremont Hotel and is expected to draw attendees from around the country.  Registration for the Bad Faith Mini Conference is now open.

The Bad Faith Mini-Conference is an important and advanced half-day conference for industry, claim and legal professionals in the critical areas of insurance bad faith and coverage.  Expert industry panelists and moderators will lead three interactive and dynamic roundtables focused on avoiding bad faith claims in the adjustment process, strategic decisions by carrier and counsel after suit is filed, and tactics and objectives for success at trial.  The conference also includes breakfast remarks by Charles O’Connor, Senior Vice President and Manager of Commercial Market Liability Claims for Liberty Mutual Group.

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 employment practice matters, 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 Beatty has successfully represented insurers in published and unpublished cases including Polygon Northwest Co. v. American National Fire Ins.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