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Attorneys Mark Malloy and Joseph Sarmiento to Participate as Panelists in the 2017 Wisconsin Defense Counsel Summer Conference

August 1, 2017

Join attorneys Mark Malloy and Joseph Sarmiento on August 3, 2017 for the Wisconsin Defense Counsel Summer Conference at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in the Wisconsin Dells.

On Thursday, August 3rd from 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Mark Malloy will present "Bad Faith, Duty to Defend, and a Restatement of Law: Recent Developments Wisconsin Insurance Practitioners Should Know." This presentation will provide an update on current trends in Wisconsin bad faith and duty to defend law. Additionally, the presentation will provide a detailed review of the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance. Topics will include an overview of the history of the Restatement, discussion on the most controversial provisions of the project, comparison of the Restatement to Wisconsin insurance law, and suggestions on what the Restatement could mean for insurers, policyholders, and practitioners moving forward.

Earlier in the day, from 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. both Mark Malloy and Joe Sarmiento will sit as panelists for "Cyber Law: A Primer from the Roundtable." The term cyber law encompasses a broad range of technology-related areas that affect our daily lives, our business and the businesses of the clients we serve. The roundtable will introduce and briefly discuss topics including insurance coverage for cyber/data breaches, autonomous vehicles, the Internet of Things (IoT), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how cyber issues are impacting the insurance industry. This session will set the table for more in-depth presentations on individual topics.

Click the link below to view the full schedule of events or to register for the conference.

Mark and Joe are members of the firm’s litigation practice group and focus on complex insurance litigation matters. Both spend portions of their practice on advising insurers and insureds on insurance coverage issues. Those interested in more information may contact Mark at or Joe at or by calling (414) 273-1300.