On July 31, Gordon & Rees New Jersey partner Elizabeth F. Lorell was re-elected to serve a one-year term as a Senior Director on the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Board of Directors. Lorell was also appointed by the new President to be Membership Development & Retention Committee Chair.
Lorell previously served as an FDCC Senior Director and was the Convention Chair of the 2014 Winter Meeting. Her numerous leadership positions within the FDCC include Winter Meeting CLE Program Chair (2013), Vice President of the Board (2011-2012) and Chair (2010-2012) and Vice Chair (2007-2009) of the Employment Practices and Workplace Liability Section. In 2011, Lorell received the John Alan Appleman Award, which honors the chair who made outstanding contributions to advance the FDCC's education goals through his or her substantive law section’s work.
Lorell is a partner in Gordon & Rees’s Insurance, Professional Liability Defense and Employment Law Practice Groups and serves as Co-Chair of the firm's E-Discovery Practice. She has over 25 years of experience handling employment litigation, insurance coverage, professional liability, class actions and other complex litigation. She has written numerous articles on insurance, employment and e-discovery topics, among others.
The FDCC, composed of recognized leaders in the legal community who have achieved professional distinction, is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism of its members as they pursue the course of a balanced justice system and represent those in need of a defense in civil lawsuits.
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