John Bickerman to Speak at 2016 CLM New York Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (November 14, 2016) – The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is pleased to announce John Bickerman, Mediator, will be speaking on “Mediating with the Three C's: Construction Defects, Coverage and Confusion.”  This summit will be held on Thursday December 1, 2016 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York, NY.

John Bickerman is an internationally recognized neutral, specializing in complex, multi-party insurance coverage and general commercial disputes.  In the last twenty years, he logged over 25,000 hours and resolved more than three billion dollars in claims in more than thirty-five states.  He has been retained by dozens of Fortune 500 companies and all of the major American insurers and several European and Asian insurers.  He also has special expertise in class action mass torts, the Bermuda insurance market and whistleblower matters. He has also facilitated the resolution of major natural resource and environmental disputes between the Federal government, Indian tribes and states, including five major water allocation or water diversion conflicts throughout the country. He presently teaches negotiation and mediation courses as a Visiting Lecturer at Cornell University and has been an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center.  Mr. Bickerman has repeatedly been selected by his peers as one of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States and has also been included in the Superlawyers listing for Washington, DC since the inception of this listing.  He is a past Chair of the American Bar Association’s, Section on Dispute Resolution.  He has BS and MS degrees in economics from Cornell University and is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.  He clerked for Judge William B. Bryant on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

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Susan Wisbey-Smith, Chief Communications Officer

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

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