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July 2019

Asim Desai Featured Presenter at IADC 2019 Annual Meeting

Insurance litigation partner Asim Desai will co-present "Insurance and Reinsurance/Trial Techniques and Tactics - Strategies for Excluding and Limiting Plaintiff’s Bad Faith Experts" at IADC's 2019 annual meeting on Wednesday, July 10 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Joining Desai as a co-presenter is Henry T. Morrissette of Hand Arendall, L.L.C.

Plaintiff’s counsel often attempt to use bad faith experts to act as another advocate for the plaintiff insured from the witness stand. Desai and Morrissette will discuss the best strategies for excluding and limiting plaintiff’s bad faith experts under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and under certain state law authorities, as well as practical tips for addressing plaintiff’s attempts to utilize bad faith experts to support their claims.

This six-day meeting will be held in Asheville, North Carolina from July 7-12, 2019. For more information, please click here

Asim Desai is a litigation partner in the firm's Los Angeles office. He has extensive experience in high-stakes, complex litigation including insurance bad faith, corporate fraud, commercial litigation, intellectual property, product liability, professional liability and catastrophic personal injuries. Mr. Desai is routinely retained to associate or substitute in as trial counsel on the eve of trial in multi-million dollar exposure cases and has served several insurance carriers and in defense of the businesses they insure.

Desai has authored numerous articles on trial preparation and techniques, insurance bad faith, unauthorized practice of law and punitive damages, and is routinely invited to speak for various national organizations such as Defense Research Institute, the Property Loss Research Bureau, International Association of Defense Counsel and American Conference Institute. Desai is admitted to all California State and Federal Courts and is a member of the invitation only International Association of Defense Counsel and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Asim K. Desai