The Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA) presented Robinson+Cole lawyer Stephen O. Clancy with its Rising Star award during the organization’s fall meeting on November 12, 2018 at the Inn at Middletown. Mr. Clancy is a member of Robinson+Cole’s Insurance + Reinsurance Practice Group, where he focuses his practice on insurance coverage and extra-contractual litigation, as well as professional liability and other complex litigation.
Mr. Clancy’s insurance coverage experience includes the representation of property, liability, and excess insurance carriers in connection with high-exposure litigation often involving claims for bad faith and extra-contractual damages.
Mr. Clancy currently serves as chair of the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Property Insurance Law Committee. He is also a member of the Steering Committee for the Hartford Chapter of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS). Since 2013, Mr. Clancy has also served on the Board of Corporators of the iQuilt Plan.
CDLA is a statewide organization of civil defense attorneys that assists members in becoming better civil defense lawyers. The CDLA Rising Star award recognizes a civil defense lawyer who is truly “one to watch” because of his or her contributions to the profession, the civil defense bar, and the community, and who shows promise of leadership in the future. The Rising Star recipient must be 40 years of age or younger or have less than 10 years of civil defense work experience.
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