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Program Overview

The ALI Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance project recently received approval of ALI membership and an official text will be prepared for publication. Learn what this means in terms of the current status of the project. Find out when insurers and those that represent them should expect to see citations to the Restatement. Attend this timely program to understand what some of the key problem areas are in the final project and what insurers should be doing in response to the Restatement now.


Who Should Attend

  • Insurance and reinsurance In-house personnel, including legal personnel, claim handlers, underwriters.
  • Insurance coverage and defense counsel, including staff counsel and outside counsel.

What You Will Learn

  • The Status of the ALI Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance
  • The Problem Areas/Flash Points in the Restatement
  • When We're Likely To See Citations To The Restatement, and How Will The Courts Respond
  • What Should Insurers Be Doing Now


Laura A. Foggan

Laura A. Foggan is a partner in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the firm's Insurance/Reinsurance Group. Laura represents clients in a variety of litigation and counseling matters, including: Counseling insurers and reinsurers on strategic opportunities, litigation trends, and emerging risks such as autonomous vehicles and drones, privacy and cyberliability, global warming (climate change), internet-of-things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and utilization of blockchain or distributed-ledger technology.

Marvin P. Lavelle

Martin P. Lavelle is Managing Counsel - Major Case of Travelers Insurance Co., Claim Legal Liability Group, and leads a team of attorneys charged with providing coverage advice, litigation management and other legal services to Travelers liability claim professionals. Marty was previously employed by AIG as the Supervising Attorney of the coverage practice group of Green & Lavelle, a captive firm, and as in-house coverage counsel for CNA. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and holds the Associate in Reinsurance designation.

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