2024 DRI Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute

March 13–15, 2024
Loews Chicago Hotel | Chicago, Illinois

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Gain Expert Insight and Connect with Insurance Professionals in Chicago!

Join us this March in Chicago at DRI’s flagship seminar for insurance executives, claim professionals, and outside counsel. The 2024 Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute promises to provide an array of outstanding speakers to keep you up to date on the latest developments in the industry and current trends in insurance coverage. The seminar will provide skills-based instruction and litigation guidance for coverage attorneys, as well as multiple opportunities to network. We look forward to welcoming you to The Windy City!

What You Will Learn:

  • Hear about the latest developments in critical areas of insurance coverage law.
  • Hone skills with respect to preparing and defending corporate representatives for depositions in coverage and bad faith cases.
  • Venture into how artificial intelligence is shaping the future of insurance.
  • Gain practical insight into how third parties affect insurance litigation.
  • Develop best practices for defending construction defect coverage claims.

Expand Your Network By:

  • Attending the Dine-Arounds at great restaurants with new and old friends.
  • Engaging in the DRI Networking Lunch.
  • Participating in the DRI service project and DRI for Life event.
  • Attending the Thursday night Premier Networking Reception.

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

  • TBD

*Subject to change

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Thank You to DRI's Insurance Law Committee Leadership

Matthew J. Lavisky
Matthew J. Lavisky
Program Chair
Ashlyn Capote
Ashlyn Capote
Program Vice Chair
Lauren Boone
Lauren Boone
Industry Chair
Jonathan Schwartz
Jonathan Schwartz
Committee Chair
Daniel W. Gerber
Daniel W. Gerber
Law Institute

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Registration Information

Member Pricing Non-Member Pricing Non-Member Bundle ^
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 Coverage and Claims Institute. 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 Reception at Pinstripes Chicago
Sponsored by: Skarzynski Marick & Black LLP

Date: Thursday, March 14 from 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Pricing: Free when you register for the seminar
Location: Pinstripes Chicago, 435 East Illinois, Chicago, IL 60611

The Premier Networking Event is all about building meaningful relationships in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Picture it: a stunning evening on the Chicago Riverwalk, surrounded by peers who share your passion. Mark your calendars for a night of networking and fun at Pinstripe Chicago. At Pinstripe Chicago, the stage is set for an unforgettable night of networking and fun. Rub shoulders with fellow colleagues, exchange ideas, and forge new professional relationships that will elevate your career. This is not just your average networking gathering. It's an evening filled with excitement, laughter, and friendly competition. Challenge your colleagues to fun games that will surely break the ice and create lasting connections. Who knows, you might even discover a hidden talent for corn hole or giant Jenga! Get ready to make memories, expand your network, and maybe even discover a new favorite game. See you there!

Agenda with Speakers

*Schedule and Speakers subject to change

View Schedule with Room Locations

Headquarters Hotel Information

The seminar will take place at Loews Chicago Hotel, 455 N. Park Drive, Chicago, IL 60611.
To contact the hotel directly, call 312-840-6600.

The DRI room block at the Loews Chicago Hotel is now closed. Please use the link below to reserve a room at a nearby available hotel.

Alternative Hotels

If you are planning on attending the seminar and have not secured a hotel reservation, search for hotel availability via our trusted partner aRes Travel**. Book online or call 1-800-559-3186 for assistance; for International callers 1-619-546-5773.

**aRes Travel is a third-party travel planner. Rates, deposits, and cancellation policies may vary and are the responsibility of the guest. Questions on hotel policies or payments made on aRes website should be directed to the aRes Reservation Center or to the hotel directly.

CLE Information

Earn up to 10.00 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 Coverage and Claims Institute is proudly sponsored by:

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig
Cassiday Schade LLP
GS Goldberg Segalla
MGC Insurance Defense
Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP
Plunkett Cooney
Risk Analytics LLC Insurance Advisory & Expert Witness Services
Sandberg Phoenix
Signature Resolution logo Skarzynski Marick

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 networking lunch on Thursday, March 14. Feeding a child before you feed yourself is a wonderful way to support children and families in the Chicago 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.