University Of Texas Law SchoolPlans Insurance Law Institute

Friday, December 1, 2006 - 01:00

The University of Texas School of Law and the State Bar of Texas this month are sponsoring their 11th Annual Insurance Law Institute, a three-day event focusing on the latest developments in this area of law.

The institute will take place on Wednesday-Friday, December 6-8 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, TX. Sessions will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, 8:50 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Friday.

Among the topics that speakers will examine are: Hurricane: Business Interruption and Other Time Element Coverages; Coverages for Construction Claims: Clarifying the Confusion Over the Business Risk Exclusions; What Goes In, What Goes Out: Discovery & Evidentiary Issues in Coverage Litigation, and Setting the Chess Pieces: Preparation and Strategy Considerations in Filing and Prosecuting Coverage Litigation.

Among the speakers at the conference are Elizabeth Ann Gilday, Republic Underwriters Insurance Company; D. Christopher Heckman, Exxon Mobil Corporation, and Karen Perrigrew, assistant Texas attorney general, Financial Litigation Division.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for the institute, call (512) 475-6700 or visit