Patricia Taylor Fox
Deputy General Counsel, Reinsurance
Patricia Taylor Fox has more than 20 years experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry. She currently serves as Deputy General Counsel in the Reinsurance Legal Division of AIG, where she is the head of the Dispute Resolution Unit. Ms. Fox began her career in reinsurance as an associate attorney at Werner & Kennedy. Before joining AIG’s legal department, she was an associate with the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where she concentrated her practice in the resolution of reinsurance litigations and arbitrations.
Ms. Fox has co-authored articles on evidence in arbitrations, attorney-client privilege, the common-interest privilege and developments in reinsurance law, and is a frequent speaker on issues relating to the arbitration of reinsurance disputes.
Thursday, November 5th | 2:35 – 3:25 PM & 3:30 – 4:20 PM
Exploring Dissenting Opinions by Arbitrators
This interactive roundtable discussion will explore several questions concerning an arbitrator’s dissenting opinion. What ethical constraints apply? Should an arbitrator dissent only on the grounds that would support vacating the award? Can a draft dissent influence a panel’s final award? What consequences might flow if the dissent becomes public?
Moderator: Kevin J. Tierney, ARIAS Certified Neutral Arbitrator
Panel: Patricia Taylor Fox, Deputy General Counsel, Reinsurance, AIG
Michele L. Jacobson, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Andrew Maneval, ARIAS Certified Umpire and Arbitrator