ARIAS•U.S. Certified Arbitrator
Chuck Ehrlich was a litigation partner in an AmLaw 100 firm when he joined the executive team organized to extricate Xerox Financial Services, Inc. from the property and casualty insurance business. He was responsible for resolving complex, volatile, high dollar matters as the team completed its assignment for Xerox and ultimately became part of the Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited family. Chuck’s corporate positions included: Senior Vice President & General Counsel; Senior Vice President, Claims; and Senior Vice President, Worldwide Special Counsel, as well as directorships of domestic and foreign insurance companies. Chuck was responsible for resolution of billions of dollars in disputes, and administration of legal budgets in the tens of millions annually. His portfolio included mass tort liabilities, pollution, class actions, products liability, and complex commercial coverages. He is familiar with all aspects of the property and casualty industry. Chuck has served as an umpire and a party arbitrator.
Thursday, May 6th | 2:45 – 3:45 PM
Breakout Two | Great Decision Making: Unconscious Influencers and Group Dynamics in Arbitration and Mediation
Unconscious biases and influencers affect decision-making in multiple ways. Because we don’t recognize them, they can unwittingly alter the outcomes of the challenges we face as arbitrators, lawyers, and insurance professionals. There are group dynamics tools we can use to improve outcomes in litigation.
Presenters: Charles Ehrlich, ARIAS•U.S. Certified Arbitrator
Jane Downey, Clarity Concepts, Inc