NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Claims Event (June 15-17, 2011), produced by Summit Business Media, will feature a high profile and renowned Philadelphia attorney who has been tasked to regulate the distribution of the funds tied to the largest environmental disaster in the nation's history. Founder and chairman of the prestigious Cozen O'Connor law firm, Stephen Cozen, will take center stage on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, LA.
For more information about the annual America's Claims Event, visit www.AmericasClaimsEvent.com.
In August 2010, Mr. Cozen joined the list of outside law firms helping BP to deal with the fallout from the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Cozen will draft rules on distributing $20 billion in compensation funds to businesses and individuals affected by the disaster.
"Having Mr. Cozen deliver his keynote address at this point in time is critical to our industry. The timeliness of his presentation with regards to his efforts in the Gulf Region and his extraordinary work in property catastrophe litigation will give our audience of more than 400 senior claims professionals an unparalleled view on what we have learned from handling mega disasters and how to scale it to their departments," explains Josh Brous, Director of Program Management, annual America's Claims Event.
Cozen is no stranger to high-profile assignments, having handled 9/11 litigation involving Saudi Arabia and prominent insurance fights and hostile takeover battles. Cozen has also handled disputes tied to some of the biggest disasters of the past few decades: a 1980 fire at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas; a 1981 walkway collapse at a Hyatt Regency in Kansas City, MO.; and a 1991 fire at One Meridian Plaza in Philadelphia.
The Annual America's Claims Event is the industry's premier educational and networking event for senior professionals involved in claims handling and processing departments. The three-day conference includes:
- Keynote presentations from a distinguished national figure and industry visionaries
- First-ever Women in Claims Keynote Panel addressing the ethics and industry issues
- Strategic and tactical intelligence sessions on four topical areas - auto, property, technology, and litigation
- More than 80 solution providers, top consultants, and technology providers
- and much more
The America's Claims Event is sponsored by premier industry leaders including but not limited to: Insurers World, Performance Claims, and Your House Counsel. For full conference and registration information, visit http://www.AmericasClaimsEvent.com.
Qualifying members of the media are invited to attend the keynote presentation and can register by contacting Maria Palombini, email@example.com.
About Summit Business Media
Summit Business Media is the leading B2B media company serving the insurance and investment markets. Through its Media and Reference divisions, SBM publishes 17 magazines, more than 30 targeted industry Web sites, and 150 reference titles. The Events Division hosts a dozen conferences supporting these brands. SBM's Data Division is the leading provider of group benefits and retirement prospecting tools and insurance industry financial data. For more information, visit www.sbmedia.com.
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