Adam H. Garner has been named the Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association’s Torts, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section’s (“TIPS”) Health and Disability Committee. His appointment was effective as of the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting and lasts for one year. Sherril Colombo of Littler Mendelson, PC will serve as the Committee’s Chair for the coming year.
The Health & Disability Committee concentrates on matters relating to health, disability, long-term care, accident, medical and hospital expense insurance contracts. It examines the laws and the regulation of laws governing the health and disability areas, including state insurance laws, ERISA, ADA, and COBRA, and the interplay between state and federal law. The Committee is also a co-sponsor of the annual TIPS Midwinter Symposium on Insurance and Employee Benefits, which will be held in Austin, Texas this January. Adam will be a featured speaker at the Midwinter Symposium for the third year in a row.
Adam will become the Chair of the Health & Disability Committee at the 2020 ABA Annual Meeting.