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Ms. Isely litigates complex commercial disputes on behalf of local, national and global businesses. She represents parties in sophisticated commercial contracts and relationships, where high-stakes disputes regularly require a multifaceted legal strategy across court and arbitral forums. In addition to appearing as trial counsel in courts nationwide, Ms. Isely regularly practices in alternate dispute resolution forums. She successfully represents clients, including insurers and reinsurers, at complex, multi-stage mediations, in high-stakes, commercial arbitrations and in related court challenges as to arbitrability, panel constitution or award confirmation. Ms. Isely partners with clients to develop strategies for disputes ranging from interpretation of contract wording with organization-wide impact to business torts with industry-wide implications. Ms. Isely serves as co-chair of Porter Wright’s annual Women in Reinsurance program.