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|Michael Marick Elected to American Law Institute|
(Chicago, October 22, 2012)...Michael Marick, a name partner in the Chicago-based law firm of Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson, LLP, has been elected to membership in the American Law Institute (ALI). Marick is among sixty-eight newly elected members nationwide, including other leading lawyers, judges and law professors.
The ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. ALI was created in 1923 to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice, and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work.
By participating in the Institute’s work, its distinguished members - including 4,300 lawyers, judges and law professors - have the opportunity to influence the development of the law in both existing and emerging areas, to work with other eminent lawyers, judges, and academics, to give back to a profession to which they are deeply dedicated, and to contribute to the public good.
Marick is a founding member of Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson (MBT), a 100-attorney firm widely known for its nationwide insurance coverage and bad faith practice. For more than 30 years, he has represented insurers across the country in high exposure disputes over liability coverage at the claim stage, in trial courts, and on appeal. Marick has represented insurers in a broad range of coverage and bad faith matters, including toxic torts, environmental matters, professional liabilities and many other types of losses.
Marick has held various leadership positions. This year, he will become chair of the Defense Research Institute’s 2400-member Insurance Law Committee. In addition, he has served on committees within the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association. He has been selected by his peers as one of The Best Lawyers in America and is recognized in Euromoney’s World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers.
A 1982 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law, Marick is a member of the school’s Board of Overseers, and has been honored with the law school’s Distinguished Service and Career Achievement Awards.
MBT is one of the nation’s leading litigation firms, with offices in Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix and San Francisco. In addition to insurance coverage litigation and counseling, the firm specializes in labor and employment litigation and counseling, commercial litigation, professional liability defense, white-collar criminal defense, environmental litigation and counseling and attorney fee disputes and litigation management.
For more information on Mike Marick and MBT, visit www.mbtlaw.com.