Crowell & Moring’s Deirdre Johnson Elected to ARIAS·U.S. Board of Directors
Washington, D.C. – November 1, 2013: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that Washington, D.C.-based partner Deirdre G. Johnson, member of the firm's Insurance/Reinsurance Group, has been elected to the ARIAS·U.S., the AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society, Board of Directors. The appointment became effective at the 2013 ARIAS·U.S. Fall Conference. In her capacity, Johnson is also serving as the corporation’s chairman of the Member Services Committee and co-chair of the International Committee.
ARIAS·U.S. is a not-for-profit corporation that seeks to improve the insurance and reinsurance arbitration process by providing training and education in the skills necessary to serve effectively on an insurance/reinsurance arbitration panel. ARIAS·U.S. is the leading trade association for the insurance and reinsurance arbitration industry. It has nearly 1,000 members, including professional arbitrators and representatives of insurance and reinsurance companies and law firms with substantial interest and involvement in the arbitration process.
Johnson has nearly two decades of experience handling disputes in the U.S., Bermuda, London, and European markets in lawsuits and arbitration proceedings arising out of a broad range of claims and virtually all types of insurance and reinsurance agreements.
Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Anchorage, London, and Brussels.
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