Events & Seminars

Post-Meltdown Property Insurance Claims by Financial Institutions

PLRB/LIRB and the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
by Andrew Downs

Speech Category

Insurance Law

Sponsored by

PLRB/LIRB and the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)






10:00AM - 11:15AM


PLRB/LIRB and the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) are jointly hosting the second in a series of free webinar lectures featuring nationally recognized FDCC lawyers who will address current property claim challenges and issues across the nation.

This series is geared for senior claims managers of staff and independent adjusters, corporate and defense counsel, senior technical claims specialists, etc. There is no charge to participate in these webinars.

Our lunchtime webinar lecture will feature Andrew B. Downs, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, in San Francisco. Mr. Downs will address:

"Post-Meltdown Property Insurance Claims by Financial Institutions"

Learning Objectives Include:
  • Review what the mortgage clause does and does not do.
  • Analyze claims by multiple lenders on a single insured property.
  • Learn how to respond when the FDIC is involved or the policyholder or lender is bankrupt.
  • Identify the differences between recovery following payment on a mortgage clause and traditional subrogation
Presenter Biography:

Andrew B. Downs is a shareholder in the firm of Bullivant Houser Bailey PC. Admitted in both California and Nevada, Mr. Downs' practice focuses on the defense of complex coverage and bad faith litigation, including class actions and multi-district litigation. Mr. Downs recently concluded the defense of a $100,000,000 plus series of actions which included over 15 state court actions in multiple states and multiple federal actions, as well as multiple bankruptcies.

The PLRB/LIRB is a trade association of P&C insurers which offers legal information, education, and catastrophe services to its members and the industry.

Federations of Defense & Corporate Counsel members are the preeminent leaders of the insurance and corporate defense bar. FDCC Membership is limited and selective.

The Property Insurance Law Section is one of several substantive standing committees of the FDCC. Its members represent property insurers in coverage and "bad faith" matters. The Property Insurance Law Section regularly presents CLE programs. For further information about the Section or the FDCC, please visit

To register for this FREE webinar, please click here.

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