Elaine Moss is counsel to the ALFA International law firm of Brown & James, P.C., headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. She focuses her practice on insurance coverage and complex insurance litigation, including large scale construction disputes. She frequently writes and speaks on insurance coverage related topics. She also enjoys working with small startup companies in developing policy, procedures and contract templates. She was responsible for creating a comprehensive litigation training program for her firm and she is one of the founders of the firm's Fifth Friday Women's Initiative. She is actively involved in efforts to increase diversity in the legal profession with a particular focus on increasing the presence and profile of women attorneys. She received both her undergraduate and law school degrees from the University of Arkansas – Little Rock. She began her legal career in Los Angeles working for a predecessor to Reed Smith. She and her family have made their home in St. Louis for the last twenty-five years. She is a member of ALFA International’s Insurance Law Practice Group the Construction Law Practice Group and currently serves as Marketing Chair for both. She also serves on the ALFA International Marketing Committee.