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Tuesday July 10, 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM PDT

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Orange Hill Restaurant 
6410 E. Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA 92869

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OCRIMS' Community Outreach Committee is holding Food/Back-to-School supplies drive to benefit the Orangewood Children's Foundation, during our June and July luncheon meetings.

Please bring non-perishable food items and back-to-school supplies, such as:

Pasta, Boxed Foods, Cereal, Canned Foods,  Canned and Boxed Juices, Peanut Butter, Snack Bars

Pencils, Pens, Paper,Crayons, Erasers, Calculators, Pencil Sharpeners, Backpacks, Highlighters, Index Cards, Scissors, Glue, Hand Sanitizers, Tissue boxes, Dry-Erase markers.

We will also accept Check donations, payable to: Orangewood Children's Foundation

For more information, please contact us at OCChapterofRIMS@gmail.com



“How can I avoid risk management disasters arising out of the use of Twitter and other social media?

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Presented by: Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C.

        Speaker Bios:             

                              Darin J. McMullen

Practice Areas:

  • Insurance Recovery
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection

Darin J. McMullen is of counsel in the Philadelphia office of Anderson Kill. Mr. McMullen’s practice isconcentrated in representing policyholders in the area of insurance recovery. He is also a memberof Anderson Kill's Financial Services Industry Group.

Mr. McMullen represents policyholders in a wide variety of coverage matters including property loss,business interruption claims, bad faith claims, EPLI insurance coverage, D&O and E&O claims, as well as construction-related coverage disputes. Mr. McMullen's clients include large international companies as well as privately held businesses engaged in a variety of industries including manufacturing, hospitality, biotech, and construction. Mr. McMullen has also been extensively involved with insurance recovery efforts following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and, as a result, has served on the American Bar Association's Task Force on Disaster Insurance Coverage.

In addition to his insurance coverage practice, Mr. McMullen also has a broad commercial andemployment litigation background as well as providing clients with employment advice. Mr.McMullen has trial experience in Federal and State Courts and also has been involved in numerous alternative dispute resolution efforts, including arbitration and mediation.

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania,United States Court of Appeals for the Third and Fifth Circuits.


Philadelphia Bar Association; American Bar Association; Central Florida Hotel & LodgingAssociation.


Mr. McMullen is a member of the American and Philadelphia Bar Associations. 2008 ABA/TIPS TaskForce on Disaster Insurance Coverage.


Widener School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude

Editor-in-Chief of Widener's Law Review

University of Pittsburgh, B.A.


David P. Bender Jr.              

Practice Areas:

  • Insurance Recovery
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Reform

David P. Bender, Jr. is a shareholder at Anderson Kill Wood & Bender, P.C. and since co-foundingWood & Bender in 1997, Mr. Bender, a long-time advocate of policyholder's rights, has seen the firmgrow to become one of the nation's leading law firms focusing on insurance policy enforcement. Hehas helped lead the firm's policy enforcement practice representing public and private corporations,financial institutions, private and public educational institutions, and Boards of Directors. Mr. Benderis also a member of Anderson Kill's Health Reform Task Force.

"It's been both aggravating and frustrating watching my clients struggle against insurers who don'twant to pay legitimate policy claims," Mr. Bender explains. "Helping those who don't understand allthe fine print in an insurance policy, and then making sure the responsible parties are accountablefor honoring their end of the deal is what our practice is all about."

Mr. Bender is rated "AV® Preeminent™Peer Review Rated," the top rating, for professionalism andethics, by his peers as listed in Martindale Hubbell.

He is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association-Employment Section,and the National Association of College and University Attorneys. He is a Trustee on the Board ofDirectors for Holy Cross College in South Bend, Indiana, former Chairman of St. Joseph’s Healthand Retirement Center Foundation, former Director of the Board of Hospitaller Brothers Health Careof California, Inc., former President of Catholic Charities for Ventura County and Member, Board o fDirectors of the Boy Scouts of Ventura County.

Representative Engagements:

Mr. Bender has represented numerous private and public entities in coverage disputes againstinsurance carriers and joint powers agencies. He recently won a binding arbitration hearing againstthe London and Bermuda reinsurance markets on a significant coverage dispute involving the 2003California wildfires. He has collected millions of dollars from carriers on behalf of policyholdersincluding $25 million in policy limits on behalf of a major retailer. He also represents two major California municipalities in separate challenges regarding policy benefits, one of which arises under comprehensive litigation involving a city's affordable housing program. Before forming Wood &Bender, with David Wood, Mr. Bender was a partner in the Los Angeles office of Epstein, Becker & Green.

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Bender is a frequent speaker on insurance policy enforcement matters at regional meetings ofACC (Association of Corporate Counsel) and RIMS (Risk & Insurance Management Society). Mr.Bender has also spoken at the Mealey's Insurance Litigation 101 Conference Series.

Bar Admissions

California, U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Eastern, Southern Districts of California

Board Memberships

Trustee, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, Indiana;Member, Board of Advisors, University of Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture; Member, Boardof Directors, Sycamore Trust; Member, Board of Directors, Ventura County Boy Scouts.


State Bar of California, American Bar Association (Insurance Section), LEGATUS, Academy ofHospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA); National Association of College and University Attorneys;Legatus; American Association of Port Authorities.


Southwestern University School of Law, J.D.

University of Notre Dame, B.A.