General Information

DRI's 2021 Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar takes place Thursday, July 22 to Saturday, July 24 at Swissôtel Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Join DRI and learn about the latest trends and developments in bad faith litigation; insight from policyholder attorneys on litigation strategies and themes that succeed in bad faith cases; strategies for discovery, witness preparation, and the use of experts in bad faith litigation; emerging bad faith issues stemming from COVID business interruption claims; and more.

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Registration Information

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DRI Member Pricing: $995
Non-Member Pricing: $1,195

DRI Member Pricing: $1,095
Non-Member Pricing: $1,295

DRI Member Pricing: $695
Non-Member Pricing: $695

Register by June 23, 2021 to receive the early registration rate. If you wish to have your name appear on the registration list distributed at the seminar and receive the course materials in advance, DRI must receive your registration by June 23, 2021 (please allow 10 days for processing). Registrations received after June 23, 2021 will be processed on-site.



Seminar Full Agenda (Coming Soon)



Seminar Speaker List (Coming Soon)


Hotel and Travel Information

A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available at the Swissôtel Chicago, 323 East Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601. Take advantage of the group rate of $229.00 Single/Double in one of two ways:

The hotel block is limited and rooms and rates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must make reservations by June 23, 2021 to be eligible for the hotel’s group rate. Requests for reservations made after June 23, 2021 are subject to room and rate availability. A small portion of your room rate offsets the costs of the seminar.


Travel Discounts: DRI is pleased to announce that discounted air fares are available on various major air carriers for DRI seminar attendees. To receive these discounts, please contact Direct Travel Ltd., DRI’s official travel provider, at 800.840.0908. If you would like to have access to the DRI online travel booking tool, you must complete a Business Travel Profile form at Within 24 business hours, you will receive information on accessing the system.


CLE Information

Earn multiple hours of continuing legal education hours from this seminar.

Seminar CLE Information (Coming Soon)



DRI's 2021 Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar is proudly sponsored by:

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig

Houston Harbaugh Attorneys at Law

Sandberg Phoenix

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Attorneys at Law


If you would like to contact DRI about seminar sponsorship opportunities, including pricing, or to reserve a spot, please go to Advertising and Sponsorship.


Event Terms

Read the Event Terms, including DRI’s risk-free registration policy


In-House Counsel and Claims Executives Initiatives

Read the In-House Counsel and Claims Executives Initiatives


Thank You to DRI’s Insurance Law Committee

Laurie C. Barbe
Program Chair

Brandon McCullough
Program Vice Chair

Kathleen J. Maus
Committee Chair

Jonathon L. Schwartz
Committee Vice Chair

Roman Lifson
Law Institute


Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding DRI programs, please contact DRI Customer Service at 312.795.1101 or