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

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6410 E. Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA 92869

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50 Tips That Every Risk Professional Wants to Know


Presented by: Steven Brower and Paul Vogelgesang

Fresh from their standing room only presentation at RIMS-Philadelphia, hear tips that will interest even the most experienced risk professionals. Our speakers will challenge how you handle your claims and insurance purchases. From a litigation attorney with thirty years of experience representing insurers and policyholders and a risk manager with twenty-five years of experience, find the answers to these questions: What coverage applies to product extortion? What risks are not covered by business interruption? How do you persuade carriers to pay claims? How do you avoid making common (and uncommon) mistakes that can lose coverage? Why are certificates of insurance often worthless? What is the proper role of brokers in claims handling for major liability claims?




        Speaker Bios:             

         Steven Brower                                                                                        

Steven Brower is a Shareholder in the Buchalter Nemer firm and is a member of the Litigation Practice Group in the firm’s Orange County office. His practice emphasizes litigation of business insurance coverage, computer technology and intellectual property. 

 Mr. Brower has handled all aspects of civil litigation from inception through conclusion, including arbitrations, complex settlements, trials and appeals in more than 10 states. He has represented both companies seeking insurance coverage (having collected over $50 million for clients) and he has also represented insurance companies (having written over 100 coverage opinions and successfully litigated bad faith cases.)  In the area of intellectual property he regularly handles matters relating to copyright, trademark, trade dress and trade secrets, including obtaining and resisting injunctive relief. 

 Mr. Brower is a member of the American Bar Association. He is currently the co-chair of the Bad Faith Sub-Committee of the Insurance Coverage Committee of the Section of Litigation and Chair of the Publishing Committee of the Section on Science & Technology. 

 Mr. Brower earned both his A.B. cum laude and his J.D. at the University of California, Los Angeles. 


Paul Vogelgesang                        

Paul Vogelgesang is the Chief Risk Officer for the Anaheim Ducks and Honda Center in Anaheim , CA. For the past six years Paul has been managed the loss control, loss prevention, insurance, two company captives (Bermuda and Vermont) and the workers compensation programs.

He received National Awards in 2008 and 2010 by Risk and Insurance Magazine as the Sports Division-Risk Innovator of the Year. In 2011 he was selected by RIMS to be on their Advisory Panel and is a regular speaker at national RIMS Conventions on Claims and  Workers Compensation.

Paul maintains licenses by the State of CA as a P&C Broker and Safety, Health & Environmental Professional. Prior to his current position he worked for AIG and Royal/SunAlliance insurance companies. Paul is a frequent speaker at RIMS and national Workers Comp. Conferences.