Agnieszka A. Wilewicz, Member at Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., was selected to serve as the Diversity Vice Chair of the Excess, Surplus Lines & Reinsurance Committee of ABA TIPS at the TIPS 2019 Fall Leadership Meeting in Maui, for a two-year term. In her role, Ms. Wilewicz will be responsible for assisting in monitoring and maintaining the Committee's efforts to grow a diverse and inclusive membership and leadership as well as for reporting on same to the Officers and the Council. She will also be responsible for aiding in development and implementation of the Committee's policies and procedures with respect to diversity and inclusion efforts and initiatives. In addition, Ms. Wilewicz was recently also reelected as the Vice Chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, the largest of the TIPS committees.
For more than 85 years, the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) has become a source of knowledge and leadership in all areas involving tort and insurance law and related trial practice. TIPS justifiably prides itself on being a fellowship of lawyers representing the interests of plaintiffs, defendants, insurers, and corporations while advancing effective trial advocacy and conflict resolution in civil disputes and promoting improvements in the civil justice system so all sides of the issues confronting the legal profession are fairly presented and analyzed. With over 17,000 members, TIPS is the largest national organization of its kind.
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