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Program Overview

The presentation will cover various examples of dumb things lawyers do and explains how firms can avoid obvious mistakes arising from unthinking action or inaction (the low-hanging fruit of risk avoidance). 


Who Should Attend

  • Lawyers
  • Law firm general counsel/risk management counsel
  • Insurance Professionals

What You Will Learn

  • Pitfalls of holding client money
  • How to handle multiple client representation
  • Ever-present risks of disclosing client confidential information
  • Managing risks of social media involvement


Kevin J. Sullivan

Kevin J. Sullivan ,CPCU, RPLU, is the Program Manager for the Willis LawyerGuard Program, which provides lawyers professional liability insurance to law firms on a nationwide basis. He has over 30 years of professional liability underwriting/management experience, focusing on lawyers professional liability since 1995.

Noah D. Fiedler

Noah D. Fiedler is the managing partner of Hinshaw's Milwaukee office and a member of the firm's Lawyers for the Profession® practice group. He has extensive experience defending lawyers in malpractice claims, as well as counseling individual lawyers, law firms and legal departments on risk management and ethics issues. With his vast knowledge on the subject, Noah has been vital in developing a variety of risk management resources, including Hinshaw's Safety Net®. He is also the co-editor of Hinshaw's Lawyers' Lawyer Newsletter and Cyber Alerts.

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