Karen Smyth, a Partner at Lipson, Neilson, Cole, Seltzer & Garin, P.C. will be featured on a panel of leading industry professionals discussing “Ethics in a Wireless World” at the National Claims & Litigation Management (CLM) Professional Liability Conference in Chicago during June 4-5. The other panelists are Haralyn Isaac – Vice President Claims for the Great American Insurance Group, Kim Noble – Senior Vice President and lead underwriter for the Lawyers’ Professional Liability product at Argo Pro, and Regan Miller – Associate Director for Wortham Insurance.
This panel will focus on technology and risk management for law firms, including external threats, internal threats, danger of BYOD (bring your own device), unintended data disclosure and implications for professional liability. Emphasis will be put on how lawyers, insureds, claim professionals and risk managers can successfully navigate our ever-evolving wireless world and ensure they are not breaking ethical and professional obligations.
Karen Smyth is the President of the Michigan CLM Chapter. Karen has considerable experience in the defense of professional liability cases, including legal malpractice, medical malpractice, and employment practices litigation. She is a licensed attorney in Michigan and New York, and a graduate of the Litigation Management Institute. She has co-authored on the topic of the statute of limitations and legal malpractice claims, and she has been invited to speak to Oakland University’s William Beaumont Hospital Graduate School of Nurse Anesthetists on the topic of Medical Malpractice.