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Insurance Law

Harold J. Flanagan
Committee Chair

Upcoming Events:


Claims Handling: Perspectives of Policyholders, Claimants, and Insurers CLE

Harold J. Flanagan, Flanagan Partners LLP

Paul McSweeny, FCII of Starr Adjustment Services Inc.
Tony Bordlee of State Farm Insurance Company
Mike Madden of McGriff Seibels and Williams 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Noon - 1 p.m.

NOBA Office
650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505
New Orleans, LA 70130

CLE: 1 hour of CLE credit


NOBA Member Discount: 35 (includes lunch)
Non-member Price: $55 (includes lunch)

*All credit card transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee.


  1. Contact NOBA at (504) 525-7453 or
  2. Email Morgan Ellis Couvillion
  3. Mail payment to the NOBA Office, 650 Poydras Street, Suite 1505, New Orleans, LA 70130
  4. NOBA members can pay online by clicking here

Please note: Cancellations must be received in writing two days in advance in order to receive a refund less an administrative fee. No refunds for no shows.

On the Blog:

Punative Damages and Marine Policies - November 20, 2017

The Professional Services Exclusion under Louisiana Law - November 20, 2017

Prejudice Not Required: Giving Notice of a Claim after the Term of a Claims-Made Policy is Fatal for Coverage for the Insured and Third Parties - April 2, 2015

Recent Events:

On September 22, Harold Flanagan, Mike Madden, and Eric Williams presented "The Use and Abuse of Insurance Brokers: How to Deal With Brokers in Business Deals and Litigation" CLE.

On April 13, the Committee held "Deconstructing the Reptile: Defending the 'Reptile' Strategy in Insurance Litigation" with Doug Green.

On July 16, 2015, the Committee held "The Appraisal Clause: Viewpoints from Policyholder and Defense Counsel" CLE with moderator Seth Schmeeckle, panel member (defense) Adam Massey and panel member (policyholder) Rajan Pandit.

On August 8, 2014, the Committee held a CLE "Bad Faith Forum: A Panel Discussion with Views from the Policyholder and Insurer" with speakers: Dean A. Sutherland, Jeansonne & Remondet; H. Minor Pipes, Barrasso Usdin; and Joseph Bruno, Bruno & Bruno.

On April 10, 2014, the committee held a Deepwater Horizon Insurance Litigation CLE.