Contact this Expert Witness
- Company: Lipshultz Consulting Group
- Phone: 301-468-5511
- Cell: 202-716-9944
- Website: www.sllexpert.com
Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness
Specialty Focus:Insurance agents and brokers standard of care, insurance agent/broker errors and omissions, insurance industry customs and practices, claims handling practices and procedures, insurance company bad faith, primary and excess insurance company disputes, insurance carrier duties, Special Relationship.
Education:AB, Washington University in St. Louis; Juris Doctor, Washington College of Law, The American University; CPCU, The American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters, Inc.
Years in Practice:54
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:7
Mr. Lipshultz maintains his own consulting practice providing litigation support and consulting services. He has served as an expert witness in disputes involving insurance agents and brokers errors and omissions, insurance agent standard of care, claims handling, bad faith, coverage issues and related customs and practices in the insurance industry. Mr. Lipshultz has been an insurance instructor for the CPCU Society, including the District of Columbia Chapter, focusing on the Legal courses beginning in 1992 through 2005. He has been an instructor for the Independent Agents [Big I] of Maryland and the District of Columbia since 1993, teaching courses focusing on Errors and Omissions, and Ethics which continues today. Before retiring from the active practice of law in 1999, Mr. Lipshultz successfully defended hundreds of insurance agents, brokers and agencies in E&O claims. Mr. Lipshultz has authored a number of insurance related articles, including "Perspectives on the Special Relationship: Wakefern, Tiara and Voss." IRMI Insurance Law Essentials, Deep Dives, August 2020. “When a Special Agent-Insured Relationship Imposes a Heightened Legal Duty” IRMI, The Risk Report, Vol. XXXVII, No. 8, April 2015. "The Special Relationship and the Insurance Producer", CPCU eJournal, June 2012.