Overcoming the Ethical Dilemmas Associated with the Relationship between Counsel, Insurer and Policyholder

October 25, 2023 1:30pm

Raymond Cashman, Esq., CPCU
Director, Management Liability and Specialty Claims

Magdalen Bickford
Member, Chair Labor and Employment Group
McGlinchey Stafford

  • Examining the unique ethical challenges that arise from the relationship among counsel, insurer and policyholder
  • Identifying and navigating the conflicts of interest that arise because of this tripartite relationship
  • Analyzing the dual-client dilemma facing counsel retained by an insurance company to represent a policyholder
  • Devising strategies for overcoming and avoiding the challenges created by this trichotomy
  • Establishing best practices for communicating with plaintiffs and company employees to avoid crossing ethical lines