PASADENA – December 17, 2015 – Hickey Smith LLP today announces that The National Law Journal has named David M. Hickey, Managing Partner of Hickey Smith, one of 50 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers. The award recognizes legal and technology leaders who have set the bar for advancing and innovating cybersecurity and data privacy within the legal profession. Read More
Thomas Lysaught, legal operations partner for Hickey Smith, was recently featured in Today’s General Counsel magazine. The article, “How the Insurer Sees It”, discusses the steps necessary to ensure that outside counsel and in-house claims professional or general counsel are aligned to maximize the success of a proactive litigation management strategy.
Tom Lysaught, legal operations partner for Hickey Smith, was co-chair of the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Insurance Law and Claims Conference on October 28th in Hartford, Connecticut. The inaugural one-day program covered a number of important topics of interest to insurance claims executives, professionals and in-house counsel, which were presented by a strong roster of industry and outside counsel speakers. The program attracted more than 175 attendees, including over 100 insurer attendees from Hartford and the Northeast. In addition to the presentations, the program provided excellent networking opportunities for the attendees, including facilitated round table discussions on a variety of interesting issues and a networking reception. Hickey Smith was one of the program sponsors.
“The response from the insurance community in Hartford, both in terms of attendance and feedback, exceeded our expectations,” notes Tom Lysaught. “This is a testament to the DRI brand, the program’s excellent topics and speakers, and the many industry executives from Hartford and outside counsel that helped develop and market the program. It was certainly my privilege to work with such a great team.”
As a member of DRI’s Insurance Law Committee, Tom is co-chair of DRI’s Insurance Industry Advisory Board and a member of DRI’s Insurance Roundtable.
Hickey Smith had the honor of sponsoring the DRI Insurance Law and Claims Conference, a one-day seminar held on October 28, 2015 in Hartford, Connecticut.
Organized by DRI’s Insurance Law Committee and top Hartford-area insurance carriers, the conference focused on providing important updates about current issues impacting the insurance industry. Attendees included insurance executives, in-house counsel, and outside counsel in the Northeast who participated in educational and round-table sessions on crucial new authority affecting claims handling, coverage decisions, and extra-contractual exposure.
In support of the event, Thomas F. Lysaught, legal operations partner for Hickey Smith, served as Program Co-Chair for the conference. Lysaught is also a member of the DRI Insurance Law Committee.
Christian Dodd was recently featured as an author on Law360 on the topic of metadata. The article, Metadata 101 For Lawyers: A 2-Minute Primer provides a brief overview of the basics of metadata for lawyers.
Teams work hand-in-hand with Got Agua? to serve three Philippine communities
GUIMARAS, PHILIPPINES – August 21, 2015 – Hickey Smith LLP today announced the completion of additional clean drinking water projects in conjunction with Got Agua?, a charitable organization whose mission is to provide clean, safe, sustainable drinking water to children and their families living in India, Africa and the Philippines. Read More
Christian Dodd, Legal Content and Informatics Partner for Hickey Smith, recently spoke on a panel session at the 2015 Annual Florida Bar Convention, held in Boca Raton, Florida. Read More
Christian Dodd, Legal Content and Informatics Partner for Hickey Smith, recently presented at a Continuing Judicial Education (CJE) seminar titled “Electronic Discovery In Your Courtroom,” held in Jacksonville, Florida. The event was well attended by a number of local Judges and Law Clerks.
CHICAGO – JUNE 17, 2015 – Hickey Smith LLP is pleased to announce that Thomas F. Lysaught has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and collaboration the organization’s goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense. Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows. Read More
As a final step in the process to achieve ISO 27001:2013 certification, Hickey Smith has successfully completed the ISO 27001 Stage 2 external audit. Read More