ILC Faculty Notes


The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty of the Insurance Law Center at the University of Connecticut School of Law: 

Alexandra Lahav Elected to American Law Institute
Alexandra Lahav Elected to American Law Institute
Jul 30, 2019 -

Professor Alexandra D. Lahav has been elected to the American Law Institute, a national, independent organization of 3,000 judges, lawyers and legal scholars working to improve the law. Lahav, an expert in the civil justice system and tort law, is the author of "In Praise of Litigation." She joins 11 current and retired UConn Law faculty members who have been elected the institute. Read more ...

Peter Kochenburger Speaks on Drones and Insurance
Jul 18, 2019 -

Professor Peter Kochenburger spoke in a webinar hosted by Best's Insurance Professionals & Claims Resources on July 16, 2019 on the topic "Heads Up: How Drones, Satellites and Aerial Data-Gathering Are Remaking Insurance Claims."

Sachin Pandya Co-Writes Supreme Court Brief
Jul 8, 2019 -

Professor Sachin S. Pandya co-wrote an amicus brief, filed July 3, 2019 in the U.S. Supreme Court, on behalf of employment-discrimination scholars in Bostock v. Clayton County, No. 17-1618; Altitude Express v. Zarda, No. 17-1623; and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, No. 18-107. These cases concern whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which declares it illegal for an employer to not hire, fire or otherwise discriminate against any individual "because of such individual's . . . sex," covers employer discrimination against any individual for being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.

Peter Kochenburger Speaks at Connecticut Legal Conference
Jun 18, 2019 -

Professor Peter Kochenburger spoke at the Connecticut Bar Association's Connecticut Legal Conference on June 10, 2019 in Hartford. He addressed issues related to pet insurance in a seminar on the topic "Incorporating Animal Law into Your Practice: Updates and Trends."

Peter Kochenburger Speaks in Amsterdam
May 30, 2019 -

Professor Peter Kochenburger spoke to the Market Conduct Working Group of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors in Amsterdam on May 27, 2019. He addressed consumer protection and insurers’ use of personal consumer information.