Agnieszka A. Wilewicz, Member at Hurwitz Fine P.C., was selected to the American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) General Committee Board Standing Committee by the Section Chair. This leadership appointment is recognition of Agnes’ talent and commitment to the Section. The one-year term of this appointment began on the last day of the 2023 ABA Annual Meeting in August and will end on the last day of the 2024 Annual Meeting. This committee oversees and coordinates the efforts of all of the ABA's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) 32 General Committees, including Insurance Coverage Litigation; Litigation & Trial Practice; and Excess, Surplus Lines & Reinsurance.
Agnes is currently serving as the Chair-Elect of the Excess, Surplus Lines & Reinsurance Committee of ABA TIPS. Previously, she served as the Diversity Vice Chair for ESLR. In her role, Agnes was 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 was also 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, Agnes is currently serving as a Vice Chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, the largest of the TIPS committees, and she serves on the Editorial Board of The Brief, the ABA’s magazine for lawyers and industry members in tort and insurance law.
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.
About The American Bar Association:
The American Bar Association (ABA) is the largest voluntary professional association in the world with nearly 400,000 members. Founded in 1878, the ABA serves the legal profession by performing critical functions including overseeing law school accreditation, producing continuing legal education, providing information about the law and programs to assists lawyers and judges in their work, and providing a forum to address the legal profession’s many challenges and opportunities. Their mission is to serve equally their members, the legal profession and the public by defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession.