2024 DRI Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar

June 12–14, 2024 | Nashville, Tennessee

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Expand Your Knowledge in Handling Bad Faith Insurance Claims!

DRI Members can register now and get best pricing thanks to exclusive, limited-time Early Access Registration! Everyone else can take advantage of Early Bird Registration starting March 15 through April 29. View registration information here.

DRI’s Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar is the preeminent program for insurance executives, claims professionals, and outside counsel who specialize in bad faith insurance litigation. When bad faith litigation ensues, these claims are some of the most complex and highest exposure claims faced by insurers. Our featured speakers consist of some of the nation’s leading in-house and outside bad faith lawyers, who will share their valuable insights and strategies on evaluating and winning bad faith cases as well as how to avoid them in the first place.

What You Will Learn:

  • The latest trends, developments, and emerging issues in bad faith litigation across the country.
  • The internal thought process of insurers and claims professionals.
  • The ever-evolving contours of time-limited demands and strategies for countering them.
  • The in-house perspective of managing bad faith claims.
  • The ins-and-outs of litigating and trying a bad faith case, including perspectives from policyholders.

Expand Your Network By:

  • Forging new connections through our Premier Networking Reception.
  • Attending one of several off-site, small group networking events.
  • Reconnecting with friends, colleagues, and clients at Dine-Arounds at local restaurants.
  • Enjoying the lively environment of Nashville in the summer!

Panel Counsel Meetings with Major Companies
Take advantage of the opportunity to engage with key industry companies* including:

  • Markel

*Subject to change

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Thank You to DRI's Insurance Law Committee Leadership

Albert K. Alikin
Albert K. Alikin
Program Chair
Kevin Willging
Kevin J. Willging
Program Vice Chair
Bill Kobokovich
William J. Kobokovich, Jr.
Program Industry Vice Chair
Jonathan Schwartz
Jonathan L. Schwartz
Committee Chair
Melanie C. Lockett
Melanie C. Lockett
Committee Vice Chair
Dwight W. Stone
Dwight W. Stone II
Law Institute

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Registration Information

DRI Members enjoy exclusive early access to seminar registration. Don’t miss this limited-time opportunity to secure your spot before other registrants, and at the lowest price. Everyone else can register for Early Bird starting March 15 through April 29.

DRI Members - Register Today

Non-Member Registration Options:

  • Become a member today for early access. See what people are saying about DRI and find the right membership for your needs.
  • Fill out the form to get updates on the seminar so you don't miss out.
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Member Pricing Non-Member Pricing Non-Member Bundle ^
Member Only Early Access
(Now thru Mar. 14)
$1,195 Not Offered Not Offered
Early Bird Registration*
(Mar. 15–Apr. 29)
$1,395 $1,795 $1,715
Regular Registration*
(Apr. 30–Jun. 11)
$1,595 $1,995 $1,915
Onsite Registration $1,695 $2,095 $2,015
Group Registration (Non-Sponsored)** $1,095 per person $1,095 per person $1,095 per person
Government Government members will receive the applicable government rate for the seminar upon login. If the government rate does not appear after logging in, please call DRI directly at (312) 795-1101 to receive the discounted rate. Invoices can be sent after purchase upon request.

Not a DRI Member? Select the Non-Member Bundle and Save!

^ Not a DRI Member and want to save on your registration? Take advantage of the Non-Member / Trial Membership Bundle when you register for the DRI Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Seminar. Select the bundle and get up to 9 months of membership with the membership add-on when you check out. Note: Trial membership processing can take up to 30 days from the date of purchase, please contact DRI Customer Service with any questions.

Learn more about membership at DRI and get started on your DRI journey today!

*If your membership recently lapsed, please renew your membership prior to registering to ensure you receive your discounted member rate. If you would like to join DRI to receive the member pricing and see the benefits of becoming a member, click here to go to the Application page.

**Group registration is for registering four or more attendees, members and non-members. There is one free registration with every 10 registrations. You must lock in the rate three weeks prior to the seminar. If you want to register for the group pricing, fill out the form here (online registration is not available for this offering).

Networking Events

Premier Networking Event at the XXXXX
Sponsored by: ABC

Date: Wednesday, Month Day from 7:00–10:00 p.m.
Pricing: Free when you register for the seminar (guest tickets $100 each, available at check-out)
Location: XXXXX, Address, City, State


Agenda with Speakers

*Schedule and Speakers subject to change

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Time (Central) Program
12:00 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. Networking / Cocktail Hour
7:30 p.m. Dine-Arounds

Join colleagues and friends at selected restaurants for dinner (on your own).

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Time (Central) Program
8:30 a.m. Registration & Coffee Service

Get to know the early risers in our group over a cup of coffee.
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:15 a.m. CLE Hour
10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. CLE Hour
11:30 a.m. CLE Hour
12:30 p.m. DRI Cares: Blessings in a Backpack

Click here for details on Blessings in a Backpack.
12:30 p.m. DRI Networking Lunch
2:00 p.m. CLE Hour
3:00 p.m. CLE Hour
4:00 p.m. CLE Hour
5:00 p.m. Insurance Law Committee Meeting (open to all)
6:00 p.m. Premier Networking Reception

Join fellow seminar attendees at our Premier Networking Reception. More details to come.

Friday, June 14, 2024

Time (Central) Program
8:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee Service

Get to know the early risers in our group over a cup of coffee.
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
9:10 a.m. CLE Hour
10:10 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. CLE Hour
11:30 a.m. CLE Hour
12:30 p.m. Adjourn

Headquarters Hotel Information

A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, 611 Commerce Street, Nashville, TN 37203. Take advantage of the group rate of $325.00 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 May 14, 2024, to be eligible for the hotel's group rate. Requests for reservations made after May 14 are subject to room and rate availability.

CLE Information

Earn up to TBD hours of continuing legal education hours (CLE) From this seminar.

View CLE Credit by State

In some states that charge late CLE submission fees, there will be a $100 late fee to report CLE credits submitted more than 30 days after a seminar/virtual event. Click the button below for more details.

CLE Late Fees


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

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

DRI Cares

Blessings in a Backpack

Blessings in a Backpack Who Will Feed the Kids this Weekend?

Please join us in supporting Blessings in a Backpack, an organization that mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for school-aged children across America who might otherwise go hungry. Seminar attendees will have the opportunity to fill bags of food on the way to the joint networking lunch on Thursday, June 13. Feeding a child before you feed yourself is a wonderful way to support children and families in the Nashville community.

Donate to Blessings in a Backpack

Other Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding DRI programs, please contact DRI Customer Service at 312.795.1101 or custservice@dri.org.