December 17, 2015
Chicago partner Josh Kantrow and Dallas partner Chris White will discuss the ins and outs of defending insurance brokers.More
Jana Lubert serves as Co-Chair of the firmwide Insurance & Reinsurance Practice and Chair of the firm's Directors and Officers Practice. Her practice focuses on insurance coverage matters including representation of insurance companies in litigation, arbitration and mediation. She has represented and defended insurance companies in matters involving management, professional, and employment practices liability insurance products. Ms. Lubert has over twenty years experience acting as coverage counsel and monitoring counsel in securities litigation, employment related claims and claims asserted against various professionals and works closely with insurers and insureds in resolving pending litigation and claims. Ms. Lubert has also represented directors and officers in litigation filed against them.
Ms. Lubert is also involved in the administration of the firm through her role as the firm’s General Counsel.
She served as second chair at trial and was involved in an appeal which resulted in a favorable outcome for our client. American Medical International v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA, 244 F.3d 715 (9th.Cir.2001).
Ms. Lubert successfully obtained summary judgment in favor of our client in a legal malpractice action, which was affirmed on appeal. Alex Abassi v. Dale Welke, 118 Cal App.4th 1353, (2004). She has also defended numerous employers, law firms, insurance companies, and corporations in varying matters.
Ms. Lubert was a speaker on Avoidance of Sexual Harassment Claims at the EPLI Seminar Series sponsored by AIG-National Union, and was a speaker on Working with the Insured, Carrier and Defense Counsel to Facilitate Claims Management and Minimize Coverage Disputes at the 12th Annual National Conference on Employment Practices Liability Insurance sponsored by American Conference Institute.