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Chicago Regional Education Day 2023
Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM CDT
Category: Events

AIRROC Chicago Regional Education Day
(in person and virtual)

May 24, 2023
ABA Conference Center
321 North Clark Street, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL

The AIRROC Chicago Regional will be a one-day event on May 24 hosted at the American Bar Association Headquarters. These education sessions will also be available via livestream.

Come and mingle with AIRROC members and partners and learn about some of the industry's trending topics from experts in the field.  The event will feature a continental breakfast, lunch, and networking reception. 

We'd love to see as many of you as we can in person, but we are also offering a virtual option from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm central (9:30 am - 4:30 pm eastern).

We are honored to feature Dana Popish Severinghaus, Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, as our keynote speaker.


  • Legacy Market Overview and the Nuts and Bolts of Legacy Transactions
  • PFAS: The Past, Present, and Future
  • Insurance Business Transfers: A Progress Report
  • Legal Update: Developments in Insurance, Reinsurance and Arbitration Case Law     
  • Negotiation Strategies    


  • Karen Borg, Consulting Director, Reinsurance Contracts, CNA
  • Natalie Bradley, Director, Reinsurance Solutions, Capital Advisory, Aon
  • Bo DeBose, Assistant General Counsel, Oklahoma Insurance Department
  • Robin Dusek, Legal Counsel, Cohn & Baughman
  • Judy Harnadek, Vice President, Reinsurance, Resolute Management, Inc.
  • Peter Hartt, US Head of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, R&Q Insurance Holdings
  • Elizabeth Mazzocco, Associate, Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Andrew Meerkins, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Lisa Millington, Of Counsel, Odom & Sparks
  • Anthony Mormino, Senior Legal Counsel, Senior Vice President, Swiss Re
  • Tom O’Kane, Vice President, Munich Re America
  • Peter O'Meara, Senior Counsel Aon
  • Dana Popish Severinghaus, Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance
  • Katie Reynolds, Reinsurance Specialist, The Hartford
  • Teresa Snider, Partner, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur
  • John Sparks, Founding Partner, Odom & Sparks
  • Peter Steffen, Partner, Smith Gambrell Russell
  • Wesley Sunu, Associate General Counsel - Insurance Services, Sentry Insurance
  • Juliana Toes, Associate, Mayer Brown
  • Ed Torres, Executive Vice President, Gallagher Re
  • Layla Trummer, Structurer, Capital Partners, Munich Re US
  • Kay Wilde, Director of Reinsurance Claims, Allstate
  • David Young, Vice President, Direct Claims, Resolute Management, Inc.

There is no charge for AIRROC Members, Corporate Partners, and invited guests.  
Rates for non-members: $249 per person to attend in person; $159 for Livestream access to the education sessions.

See who else is attending - view the registration list as of 5.23.2023 HERE!


Continuing Legal Education:
AIRROC will attempt to secure CLE credits in states requested by attorney attendees. When registering, please specify the state(s), in which you would like to receive CLE credit. This program should be worth approximately 4.0 hours of CLE credit for a live event/webinar if approved. Credits in other states may be applied retroactively by AIRROC within 30 days after the live event/webinar.  It may also be necessary for individual attorneys to apply or self-report. If you have questions please contact AIRROC staff member, Cyndy Noonan, via email at [email protected]

Event Co-Sponsored by: 


Contact: Carolyn Fahey, [email protected], 703-740-7527