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Das, Rothmann and Wills to participate in PLUS seminar

May 3, 2010

Anjali C. Das (Partner-Chicago), a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) Midwest Steering Committee, will co-moderate the upcoming PLUS education seminar "Hot Topics in D&O, EPL, and LPL." The event is scheduled to take place May 13, 2010 at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago.

The seminar will consist of three panels of insurance industry experts and defense counsel who will discuss current topics and trends with respect to the defense of and coverage for directors and officers liability, employment practices, and lawyers' liability claims.  PLUS panel participants will also include Linda P. Wills (Partner-Houston) who will speak on employment practices and Rebecca M. Rothmann (Partner-Chicago) who will speak on lawyers' liability.  For additional information contact Anjali C. Das at, or by phone at 312.704.0550.

Anjali represents foreign and domestic insurers as coverage counsel and monitoring counsel in connection with a variety of professional liability claims.  She has mediated, arbitrated and litigated insurance coverage disputes in various state and federal courts.  She regularly speaks and writes on directors and officers liability and related coverage issues.

Rebecca has tried cases in both the Northern District of Illinois and Cook County.  She concentrates her practice in the defense of professional clients, including attorneys, accountants and insurance brokers.  She has litigated a wide variety of lawsuits, in the areas of professional liability defense, complex commercial litigation, ERISA, life and health insurance coverage disputes, employment disputes, employee dishonesty, and numerous other tort and statutory based claims.

Linda's practice focuses on labor and employment law counseling and litigation.  She defends employers in both state and federal courts and handles appeals through to the U.S. Supreme Court.  She has extensive experience handling cases with claims brought under Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, ERISA, and state law fair employment practices statutes, along with tort and contract claims.  Linda represents employers in connection with claims pending before administrative agencies.

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