What’s New

The law is always changing. Clausen Miller stays informed so that our clients are, too. We are counselors and litigators. And, we are also educators. We present at industry conferences and in the boardrooms of our clients’ offices. As thought leaders, we write on cutting edge developments–about things that our clients need for their work.

See moreSee less

Skin In The Game: Insurers’ Standing To Seek Subrogation For Attorneys’ Malpractice In Defending Insureds

July 20, 2021 / CM Reports

by Anne E. Kevlin and Paul V. Esposito

It’s stating the obvious, but we live in a litigious society. Truth be told, there is probably a lawsuit or two we’d all like to file.

Forum Non Conveniens—Persistence Conquers Plaintiff’s Forum Shopping

July 20, 2021 / CM Reports

by Scott R. Shinkan and Alexander J. Brinson 

Introduction

A motion based on forum non conveniens is a great tool that allows a court to dismiss or transfer a case to a forum better suited to hear the case.

Extrinsic Evidence Properly Considered In Coverage Denial For Sexual Molestation

July 20, 2021 / CM Reports / Writing and Speaking

by Don R. Sampen 

The evidence on which an insurer may rely in making a decision whether to defend an insured constitutes a frequent issue in liability coverage matters.  Some jurisdictions subscribe to the “eight corners” rule,

Illinois Supreme Court Decides “Unanswered Question” Under The Illinois Contribution Act

July 20, 2021 / CM Reports

by Melinda S. Kollross

In Volume 3 of our 2020 CM Report, we reported on an order issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Roberts v.

Subscribe to the CM Report

Stay on top of legal developments in your industry.

    • Chicago

      Illinois 60603

      10 South LaSalle Street

      Chicago, Illinois 60603

      T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

    • New York

      New York 10005

      28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

      New York, New York 10005

      T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Tyler Jay Lory

    • Mission Viejo

      California 92691

      27285 Las Ramblas

      Suite 200

      Mission Viejo, California 92691

      T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

    • Florham Park

      New Jersey 07932

      100 Campus Drive

      Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

      T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

    • Michigan City

      Indiana 46360

      200 Commerce Square

      Michigan City, Indiana 46360

      T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

    • Appleton

      Wisconsin 54914

      4650 W. Spencer Street

      Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

      T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

    • Stamford

      Connecticut 06902

      68 Southfield Avenue

      2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

      Stamford, Connecticut 06902

      T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

    • Tampa

      Florida 33609

      4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

      Suite 600

      Tampa, Florida 33609

      T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

    • San Francisco

      California 94111

      100 Pine Street

      Suite 1250

      San Francisco, California 94111

      T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman