Battle of the Experts 2021

*Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Battle of the Experts 2020 was rescheduled for October 6th & 7th 2021.  All registrations have a 100% money back guarantee!*

Magna’s back with live, IN-PERSON, edutainment! Please join us at our upcoming CLE event “Battle of the Experts” on October 6th and 7th at The W South Beach in Miami, FL. The two-day CLE program will feature interactive micro-panel exercises involving teams of outside counsel, in-house counsel, claims executives and audience members working together alongside real life experts. Micro panels will work on preparing their moderators and experts for direct examination role plays, and outside counsel moderators and experts will then go head to head in a “Battle of the Experts” in front of a judge and jury! As always, Magna will provide the facts of a case using audiovisuals and special effects as well as sessions to provide techniques and best practices for successful expert witness prep.

Current Panelists include:

  • Mitzi McLean, Acceptance Insurance, Corporate Counsel
  • Joshua Deutsch, Allied World Insurance Company, AVP North American Claims Group
  • James Minniti, Allied World Insurance Company, Vice President – North American Claims Group
  • Matthew Morrison, Amerisure, Vice President Technical Claims & Claims Legal
  • Keri Yaeger, AmeriTrust Group, Inc., Claims Attorney – Complex Claims Unit
  • Patrick Carroll, Aon, Director, US – Casualty Claims Consulting
  • Jill Cartwright, Beazley Group, Group Claims – Executive Risk
  • Cynthia Khin, Berkley LifeSciences, Life Sciences Casualty Resolution Director
  • Marc McKay, BMO Financial Group, Associate General Counsel
  • Christopher Greene, Canal Insurance, Senior Vice President, Chief Claims Officer & General Counsel
  • Ronald Harrell, Catalina U.S. Insurance Services LLC, Senior Vice President Claims
  • Louis Caraballo, Charter Communications, Director, Liability Claims Management
  • Faye Strawn, Charter Communications, Lead Claims Analyst
  • Jeff Novorita, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., Casualty Insurance Manager
  • Sabrina Mizrachi, Colgate-Palmolive Company, Chief Litigation Counsel
  • Jennifer Wojciechowski, Community Association Underwriters, VP, Operations
  • Chase Young, Cranmore, CEO
  • Jason Newton, Curi, Associate General Counsel & SVP
  • James Everett, Everett Cash Mutual Ins Co, Vice President of Claims
  • Yara Mouded, Great American Custom Insurance, Excess Casualty Claims
  • Aileen Schwartz, Hill International, Inc., Senior Vice President, Senior Corporate Counsel US & Privacy Officer
  • Nicholas Karacostas, Integrated Specialty Coverages, SVP – Head of Claims
  • Jeff Davis, Lincoln Financial Group, AVP & Senior Counsel
  • Susan LaBar, Lockton Companies, Vice President, Senior Claims Consultant
  • Collin Hite, Markel, Director & Associate General Counsel – Claims
  • Hannah Lim-Johnson, Meritor, SVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
  • Patrick Taverna, Oshkosh Corporation, Associate GC of Litigation
  • Desiree Acevedo, Sprouts, GL Claims Analyst
  • David Stark, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
  • Sandra Gravanti , Tosca, General Counsel
  • Richard Sedory, Wastequip LLC, General Counsel
  • And Many More to be Announced!

The program is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, October 6th at 2pm, followed by a cocktail hour and dinner. The next day, Thursday, we will continue panels in the morning and wrap up the seminar at 12:30pm. An organized golf outing will begin at 1pm and a closing reception will be held at 6pm.

October 6-7, 2021

W South Beach

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