Litigation

Porzio Principal Roy Alan Cohen Takes Office as Chair-Elect of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section

8/14/2017 | News

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. (Porzio) Principal, Roy Alan Cohen, assumed the office of Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) at its Annual Meeting in New York City on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Mr. Cohen served as Chair of the TIPS Long Range Planning Committee and Membership Committee over the last year, and in conjunction with the Chair-Elect responsibilities, he will preside over the newly formed Content Management and Member Services Committee. He will then become Chair of the Section in August 2018 and serve in that capacity until August of 2019. 

TIPS is one of the largest sections in the ABA and brings together more than 17,000 lawyers, judges, law students and non-lawyers in the areas of tort law, trial practice, and insurance-related matters. It is the only organization of its kind, bringing together the nation’s top plaintiff and defense attorneys, corporate legal decision-makers and in-house counsel, the judiciary, government lawyers and many others with relevant interest. TIPS has long been known for its thought leadership and the presentation of leading national CLE programs in its areas of concentration, with highly regarding programs ranging from Aviation to Trucking, Motor Vehicle Product Liability, Toxic Torts, Fidelity & Surety Law, and Insurance Coverage to name a few. These programs and many more are presented through the 31 TIPS general substantive law committees. TIPS stature in the legal community has been well-known for almost 85 years. 

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