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2020 Webinar: Women’s Work: The Impact of the Pandemic
September 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Women’s Initiative Practice Group hosted a complimentary webinar in ALFA International’s Summer Webinar Series on September 9, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. Central Time titled, “Women’s Work: The Impact of the Pandemic.” CLE credit is available for this webinar.
About the Webinar:
Women often precariously juggle fulfilling careers with other life obligations. COVID-19 has added several balls to the juggling routine, whether through home-schooling, elder care, or just the increased complexity of daily life under quarantine. This session will discuss strategies for maintaining your sanity and your motivation during these challenging days.
LISA RAMSAY COLE is president and managing shareholder of ALFA International’s member firm, Lewis Thomason, and the managing partner of the firm’s Nashville office. She is also an ex-officio member of the firm’s Board of Directors and Shareholder Compensation Committee. She is a Supreme Court Rule 31 Mediator, and she practices in the areas of employment law, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, and general casualty defense litigation. Lisa’s practice for the past 27 years has concentrated in the area of complex civil trial litigation in state and federal courts. She has achieved successful results through defense jury verdicts, summary judgment, mediation, and arbitration in each of her practice areas. Lisa’s current clients are national, regional and local employers; regional and local health care facilities; and insurance companies. In addition, she routinely defends public entities in medical malpractice and civil rights matters.
ELAINE M. MOSS is counsel to the ALFA International member firm of Brown & James, P.C., 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 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 is vice chair for ALFA International’s Insurance Law Practice Group, is an active member of the Construction Law Practice Group, serves on the ALFA International Marketing Committee and is the secretary on the ALFA International Board of Directors.
SAMANTHA SIDDIQUI is a senior claims manager in the Global Risk Management Department at CBRE, and is responsible for management of all claims activity for the firm including workers’ compensation, auto, first party property, and general liability matters. Specifically, Samantha manages claims involving professional indemnity (E&O), technology E&O/cyber, directors and officers, employment practices liability, wage and hour coverage, and crime/fidelity. Before joining CBRE in June 2017, Samantha worked as a senior claims attorney at Tokio Marine HCC – Professional Lines Group. Prior to that, Samantha was an associate at Kissel, Hirsch & Wilmer, LLP, where she was involved in coverage litigation and a variety of professional liability matters for domestic and international insurers. Samantha received her Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, politics and law from SUNY Binghamton University, as well as a Juris Doctor from Elisabeth Haub Law School at Pace University.