NEW ORLEANS – June 8, 2020 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Haecker Ryan has been appointed to serve as Vice Chair of Diversity on the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee for the 2020-2021 term.
Ryan is a director in the commercial litigation section of the New Orleans office. Her practice focus is general civil litigation, with a concentration in construction, environmental, insurance defense and coverage, admiralty and pharmaceutical and medical device law. Elizabeth has litigated matters involving toxic tort, class action, maritime personal injury and property damages; personal property damage arising out of fire, products liability, pharmaceuticals, interstate transportation of hazardous substances; and the sale by maritime transporters, and truck and auto litigation. Ryan also serves as a mediator and an umpire in insurance appraisal matters and is an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.
About the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
The IADC is comprised of the world’s leading corporate and insurance lawyers and insurance executives who are partners in large and small law firms, senior counsel in corporate law departments, and corporate and insurance executives. Members represent the largest corporations around the world, including the majority of companies listed in the FORTUNE 500. IADC members handle cases in all jurisdictions and have been involved in many precedent setting decisions and appeals. They have been appointed to federal and state judgeships and elected to numerous local, state, and federal government positions. Members are leaders of hundreds of important legal, corporate, industry, and non-profit organizations. Learn more about the IADC: https://www.iadclaw.org/
About Coats Rose, P.C.
Coats Rose is a transaction and litigation law firm focused on development: the development of real estate, affordable housing, special purpose districts, business and private wealth. We provide legal counsel to businesses, governmental entities corporate and high-net worth clients across the U.S. and internationally. For over 30 years, the firm has leveraged its vast legal experience to fulfill clients’ needs spanning real estate law, affordable housing and community development, public finance, construction/surety law, commercial litigation, government relations, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, tax, wealth planning and preservation. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, Coats Rose has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans and Cincinnati. Learn more at www.coatsrose.com.