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Lorelie S Masters

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Lorelie Masters has won significant decisions, trials, and arbitrations enforcing insurance for clients, including Tyson Foods, New Century Liquidating Trust, and Dow Corning. A sought-after writer, speaker, and leader on coverage issues, Ms. Masters served as an Adviser for eight years on the American Law Institute’s RESTATEMENT OF THE LAW, LIABILITY INSURANCE. Named a “top 10” lawyer in DC, she has served on the American Bar Association Board of Governors, the DC Bar Board of Governors, and as President of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia. She is author of two well-known treatises, Insurance Coverage Litigation and Liability Insurance in International Arbitration: The Bermuda Form. The Bermuda Form treatise won the British Insurance Law Association’s 2012 Book Prize and has been called the “standard work on the topic” by the English Court of Appeal. Among other accomplishments, she helped found the American College of Coverage Counsel and was its second President; and served as national Policyholder Chair of the ABA Section of Litigation’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee. She has an active pro bono practice and is a founding board member and now Chair of the Board of the Human Trafficking Legal Center.