Mealeys Insurance Allocation Conference (ALOCON1103)

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort

Location: Naples, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 17, 2003 End Date/Time: Nov 18, 2003
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Monday, November 17, 2003

8:00 Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 Introduction and Opening Remarks

Marialuisa Gallozzi, Covington & Burling

Roger Warin, Steptoe & Johnson

9:15 Background and Overview

Marc Mayerson, Spriggs & Hollingsworth

Additional speaker to be announced

10:30 Update On Recent Allocation Decisions

John Yang, Wiley Rein & Fielding

11:00 Morning Break

11:15 Proving Allocation at Trial

James Murray, Gordon Murray Tilden

John Altieri, O'Melveny & Myers

12:00 Networking Luncheon

1:15 Allocation Models - How Are They Similar and/or Different When You Are In Bankruptcy?

Every attorney involved in insurance allocation and coverage work has also become a "quasi-expert" on bankruptcy because insurance allocation is brought so often brought into the bankruptcies. This session will evaluate allocation models in the bankruptcy process

John Heintz, Gilbert Heintz & Randolph

Harry Lee, Steptoe & Johnson

2:15 The Reinsurance Implications of Allocation Issues

Margaret Warner, McDermott Will & Emery

Additional speaker to be announced

3:15 Afternoon Break

3:30 Mock Closing Arguments With Jury Questionnaire

Roger Warin, Steptoe & Johnson

Donald Brown, Covington & Burling

4:30 Networking Reception

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

8:30 Continental Breakfast

9:00 Drafting Settlement Agreements: Debates Over Putting the Principles Down On Paper

Kevin Shanoski, Assistant Vice President, Chubb & Son

Marialuisa Gallozzi, Covington & Burling

10:00 Morning Break

10:15 Ethics Session: Issues Raised in Mediation and Settlement Negotiations

D. Christopher Heckman, Counsel, Exxon Mobil Corporation

11:45 Jury Questionnaire Results and Analysis

Roger Warin, Steptoe & Johnson

Donald Brown, Convington & Burling

12:15 Adjourn