Dan Costello Announced as Speaker for 2017 CLM Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (March 13, 2017) – The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is pleased to announce Mr Daniel Costello will be speaking on “The New Normal — The Future of Best Practice for Counsel and Claims.” This conference will be held on March 29-31 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

Dan Costello, managing partner of Daniel P. Costello & Associates, LLC, has years of experience concentrating in construction litigation, complex litigation, litigation management, professional liability, and insurance coverage matters. He actively works with insurance companies to improve their litigation management and claims handling protocols. He has also acted as an Instructor at the Litigation Management Institute (LMI) hosted at Columbia Law School in New York. In 2014 he was recognized as a finalist for CLM Outside Counsel of the Year award.

In addition to his substantial legal experience where he has handled over 100 major jury trials, arbitrations, and mediations, he also has substantial corporate business experience. In his time working for a Fortune 500 insurance company he became the youngest AVP of Claims Litigation in the history of the 90 year old company rising to the position in only five and half years. During that time he also focused his attention on litigating the most complex and catastrophic loss cases across the country.His bar admissions include the United States Supreme Court, the United States 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Trial and General Bar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana Trial and General Bar, the Illinois Supreme Court, Pro Hac Vice to the Supreme Court of North Dakota 2005, Pro Hac Vice to the Supreme Court of Louisiana 2005, and other states.

In addition to the CLM, Mr. Costello has also lectured all over the country to insurance companies, businesses, and Fortune 500 companies. He has presented on litigation management, ethical considerations, and construction contracts. He has been recognized as an innovator and leader in integrating law and technology. He has worked with state and federal courts, in the non-profit sector, advising on utilizing the web to promote the spread of information and the rule of law. He is also active in his community contributing legal services and acting as an Executive Council member for the Cara Program. He is also on National Alumni Board for Lewis University.

    About the CLM:

The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both industries. CLM’s Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors. The CLM sponsors educational programs, provides resources and fosters communication among all in the industry. To learn more about the CLM, please visit www.theclm.org.


Susan Wisbey-Smith, Chief Communications Officer
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Email: susan.wisbey-smith@theclm.org

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