WSHB Partner, Craig Derrig, will be sharing his insights and perspective at the upcoming CLM Greater Chicago Chapter Networking and Education Event which is set to take place on August 18, 2022, from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in Chicago, Illinois. Craig will be joined by fellow industry leaders, Deborah Bjes of Swiss Re, Jennifer Green from Ambridge, and William Oberts in this highly anticipated discussion.
“Social inflation has become an issue top of mind for many of our clients,” said Derrig. Derrig, managing partner of the Chicago office of WSHB, said “there are absolutely tools out there to address, combat and defeat this issue which our panel will be sharing at this informative educational event.”
The panelists will address social inflation and its practical and emotional impact on professionals in the legal and insurance industries. Speakers will provide advice on how to better navigate common scenarios as well as provide recommendations on how to promote well-being.
Craig Derrig is an accomplished trial lawyer who focuses his practice on defending professional liability, employment, property & casualty, environmental, transportation, cybersecurity and data privacy, insurance coverage, construction and complex commercial matters. Craig’s practice also includes the defense of product liability matters, including sporting goods, medical devices, industrial equipment and other consumer products. Craig has built a track record of success representing some of the world’s largest insurance carriers, Fortune 500 companies, architects, engineers, medical professionals, contractors, public entities and regional and local businesses. Craig has trial experience in Illinois state and federal courts and has defended firm clients at numerous arbitration hearings and mediations. He has also successfully briefed and argued numerous summary judgment motions in high exposure cases that have resulted in published opinions.
CLM is an organization dedicated to providing professional development to claims and litigation management professionals. It sponsors programs that assist these professionals in growing their knowledge and careers through continuing education, networking opportunities and other industry resources.