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Steven DiSiervi to speak at the CLM 2014 Annual Conference

Mr. Steven DiSiervi, Attorney, Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson, PC, will be speaking on the subject, "ETHICS - Walk the Line: Ethics for Insurance Carrier-Selected Defense Counsel." Held each spring, the CLM Annual Conference features more than 80 collaborative educational sessions and keynote presentations designed by industry professionals to help attendees gain the knowledge they need to be on the forefront of the industry. The 2014 CLM Annual Conference will be held in Boca Raton, FL from April 9 - 11.

Mr. DiSiervi’s practice concentrates on handling and trying complex products liability, construction/labor law, general liability and intentional torts cases. He has over 12 years experience in representing companies and individuals in high exposure cases in both State and Federal Court. Mr. DiSiervi also briefs and argues appeals, including an appeal regarding the interpretation of a construction contract that was decided by the Court of Appeals of the State of New York. He has lectured on a variety of subjects, including trial tactics, construction law and practice and New York Labor Law. He is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. DiSiervi honed his construction practice to provide sound legal advice and litigation skills to assist a variety of parties in every facet of the construction process. He has successfully represented private and public owners, manufacturers, general contractors, sub-contractors, vendors, employees and municipal and State entities in litigation, arbitration and mediation matters. He has represented clients in construction cases dealing with strip malls and shopping centers, office complexes, public buildings, private residences, personal injury and products liability. He has successfully tried, to verdict, a products liability and breach of warranty case against the manufacturer of an industrial trash compactor.

Due to his extensive knowledge and practice in the area of construction law, Mr. DiSiervi has been retained by construction companies to negotiate contracts and provide opinions concerning a variety of site issues. He is responsible for drafting educational materials used nationally.

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The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both industries. CLM's Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors. The CLM sponsors educational programs, provides resources and fosters communication among all in the industry. To learn more about the CLM, please visit www.theclm.org.

Contact:
Susan Wisbey-Smith, Communications Manager
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
847-317-9103
susan.wisbey-smith@theclm.org