Tue, 29 Mar | Online event

U.S. Legal Update - Marine & Energy

Join the Lloyd's Marine and Energy U35's Committee, in conjunction with the Joint Liability Committee, for an informative webinar that will explore some of the emerging trends in U.S. legal liability insurance.
U.S. Legal Update - Marine & Energy

Time & Location

29 Mar, 15:00
Online event

About the Event

Join the Lloyd’s Marine and Energy U35’s Committee, in conjunction with the Joint Liability Committee, for an informative webinar that will explore the some of the emerging trends in U.S. legal liability insurance, including:

  • Social inflation
  • Runaway/Nuclear verdicts
  • Reptile theory
  • Means of combating
  • Climate change

Jennifer “Jenny” Michel is the managing partner in the Lafayette and New Orleans offices of Lewis Brisbois and co-chair of the London Market Group; the Pollution Legal Liability/Environmental Impairment Liability (PLL/EIL) Practice; and chair of the Marine & Energy Practices. She has worked with London insurers her entire career. Licensed in both Louisiana and Texas, she leads a team of experienced attorneys focused on marine, both traditional and alternate energy, onshore and offshore property, construction, environmental, general liability, professional liability, insurance coverage and bad faith claims, as well as advice and litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels. She is frequently asked to evaluate and monitor claims in all these areas on behalf of excess insurers. Through the years, she has had particular experience in negotiation and interpretation of and litigation involving exploration and production energy contracts, including defence, indemnity and additional insured demands. Drawing on her experience in coverage disputes, she also assists insurers in drafting and refining policy wordings.

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