Angela R. Elbert, partner in Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP’s Insurance Policyholder and General Litigation practice groups, has been named co-chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee (ICLC).
As one of the largest and most active committees in the Section of Litigation with 2,400 members, the ICLC seeks to be the voice of litigators, providing resources to assist members in becoming successful and experienced advocates. The committee offers opportunities for networking and career advancement, as well as a large portfolio of professional and business development products.
Elbert, who has concentrated her practice in representing policyholders for more than 15 years, has been active in the leadership of the ICLC since 2007, most recently serving as Policyholder vice-chair since 2012. Her new appointment, made by Steve Weiss of Honigman LLP, will last three years.
“This is a great honor to have been selected to lead a national group of such experienced litigators and insurance coverage lawyers. I’m very excited about this new leadership role at ICLC,” Elbert said. “I look forward to advancing the vision of the group and hope to see this already strong committee continue to grow in the coming years.”
Jill B. Berkeley, chair of Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Insurance Policyholder Practice Group noted that “it is a testament to Angela’s recognition as a leader in the national coverage bar and her demonstrated highly developed individual skills to have been tapped for this position.”
Elbert focuses her practice on complex risk management and insurance issues. She has significant experience in handling complex insurance coverage litigation with an emphasis on representing policyholders in coverage disputes nationwide involving virtually every line of insurance.
Elbert is often lauded for her excellence and commitment to client services, and is consistently recognized in professional directories such as Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Illinois Super Lawyers.