Wednesday, May 10, 2023 from 12:45 PM to 7:20 PM EDT
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Special thanks to our event sponsor:



Braves Stadium 
755 Battery Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30339

Driving Directions 


OMNI Hotel at the Battery Atlanta 
2625 Cir 75 Pkwy SE
Atlanta, GA 30339

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Cut-Off Date: April 17th, 2023, or when room block is exhausted, whichever comes first.

PLAN Event Contact

Courtney Peters 
Professional Liability Attorney Network 
Visit the PLAN Website: www.planattorney.org

PLAN Regional Meeting: Atlanta 

Join the members of PLAN for education & networking with insurance industry colleagues.

Join fellow industry colleagues and the members of PLAN on Monday, May 10 for a day of networking and education, along with a highly anticipated baseball game with the Braves and Boston Red Sox, at Truist Park! Our program begins with lunch and will include an afternoon of timely presentations and education. Our day will conclude with watching the Braves battle it out with the Boston Red Sox. 

Program Agenda:

*A full agenda with session details will be coming soon!

Program Chairs: Dana Maine, Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, and Kelly Theard, Deutsch Kerrigan, LLP

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Registration & Lunch

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Welcome & Opening Remarks

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Nuclear Verdicts and Slaying the Reptile – Part 2

Description: This program addresses practical steps carriers and defense attorneys can take in order to minimize the chance of a nuclear verdict. It is intended to build upon PLAN's webinar, "Social Inflation, Nuclear Verdicts and the Reptile Theory: Factors driving up damage awards" presented on February 23, 2023.

Speakers: Wayne S. Melnick, Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP; Elissa B. Haynes, Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP; Megan Zurn, XL Catlin

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Recent Coverage Issues & New Approaches to Longstanding Ones

Description: Coverage issues are always lurking where we least expect them. They can get even the most experienced claim handler in trouble. This Panel will focus on coverage topics that regularly appear, as well as ways to address them.

Moderator: Dan Katzenbach, Cranfill Sumner LLP
Speakers: Nicole Baummer, North American Claims Group at Allied World; Allan S. Jones, Carr Allison

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Hear from the Seasoned Claims Pros – what claims handlers and defense attorneys need to know to stand out in the crowd

Moderator: Richard S. Dukes, Turner Padget
Speakers: Eric Ross, Beazley, & Angela Lee, Marsh

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Special Guest Speaker - John King, Insurance Commissioner for the State of Georgia

5:45 pm - 5:50 pm
Closing Remarks

5:50 pm - 7:20 pm
Adjourn to the Suite for a Reception, Pictures and Autographs with a Surprise Atlanta Braves Great!

7:20 pm

Braves v. Boston Red Sox


Registration is FREE and OPEN ONLY to insurance industry professionals.

We will provide evaluations via email following the workshop.

Attendance Policy:
You must be present at all sessions to receive full Continuing Education credit. Continuing Legal Education credits will be based on the total amount of time attended. Late arrival or early departure will jeopardize the amount of credits you receive but will not preclude entrance into the sessions.