Tressler Talks: The Right to Independent Counsel and Beyond

Tressler Talks

This one-hour program will focus on what actions by an insurer may trigger an insured’s right to independent counsel, along with a discussion of some of the challenges that sometimes accompany an independent counsel relationship, and will provide practical advice to help successfully manage that relationship. Join Tressler's experienced attorneys to learn about:

•  Updates in the law concerning an insured’s right to independent counsel
•  The impact of the Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance
•  How COVID-19 claims may impact an insured’s right to independent counsel
•  What reporting you are entitled to from independent counsel and how to secure it
•  How to handle fee disputes with independent counsel
•  Strategies for settling cases when the insured has independent counsel
• Potential liability for interfering with the defense or settlement after independent counsel has been appointed

When:  Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 1:00pm Central Time
Where:  Zoom Webinar 


All are welcome, but space is limited, so be sure to register soon to save your spot.
1-Hour CLE credit pending for CA, IL, and NY.  We hope to see you there!

Meet Our Speakers

Partner at Tressler LLP

Linda Bondi Morrison is a partner in Tressler’s Orange County office, where she represents insurance companies in complex litigation and coverage matters involving general and professional liability, excess exposures and extracontractual liability, including environmental and toxic torts, construction defects and advertising/personal injury. She has extensive experience in matters involving complex insurance programs and the allocation and coverage challenges they present. Linda has represented clients as trial counsel in a number of complex matters across the country. Linda is regularly called on by insurance companies to assist with policy drafting and settlement or resolution of non-litigated matters involving complex questions of insurance coverage and liability. She has successfully handled mediations and arbitrations with multimillion-dollar exposures, procuring favorable settlements for her clients. Feel free to contact Linda at

Bill McVisk - Tressler Attorney
Partner at Tressler LLP

Bill McVisk is a partner in Tressler's Chicago office. Bill focuses his practice on complex insurance coverage litigation and hospital law and medical liability. He has handled all areas of coverage and bad faith litigation, especially third-party bad faith and coverage litigation involving commercial general liability, professional liability coverages as well as personal lines coverages such as auto and homeowners coverages. Bill has been trial and appellate counsel for insurers in complex insurance coverage cases involving high exposure around the country. He has obtained numerous awards in favor of his clients, both at the trial and appellate level, and has successfully settled many cases for his clients. He has frequently advised insurance clients on the best ways to resolve cases when the insurer and the insured have conflicting interests. Feel free to contact Bill at