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Education

J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center

B.A., with special distinction, University of Oklahoma; Phi Beta Kappa

Law Journals

Senior Editor, Georgetown Journal of International Law

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar 

Virginia Bar

U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Certifications

Legal Lean Sigma Institute (LLSI) White Belt

Bonnie represents insurers in connection with coverage issues and disputes arising under professional liability and general liability policies and offers counsel to telecommunications and media clients on a variety of regulatory and litigation matters. Bonnie, a certified Legal Lean Sigma Institute (LLSI) White Belt, uses the LLSI process and project management tools to continually improve the value proposition the firm delivers to its clients.

Representative Experience

  • Represents insurers in coverage litigation under professional liability, employment practices liability, and other insurance policies.
  • Represents lawyers, insurance brokers, and other professionals in malpractice cases at the trial and appellate levels.
  • Advises insurers in connection with cyber insurance and other media and technology risks.
  • Advises insurers on coverage issues, including applicability of various policy exclusions and conditions.
  • Serves as monitoring counsel in connection with professional liability claims.
  • Conducts legal research and drafts pleadings addressing a wide variety of procedural and substantive issues for clients involved in complex insurance litigation.
  • Counsels telecommunications and media clients on litigation matters and compliance with federal regulatory obligations.

Professional Experience

  • Judicial Intern, the Honorable Beryl A. Howell, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (2014)
  • Legal Intern, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legislative Affairs (2013)
  • Legal Intern, Federal Communications Commission, Office of General Counsel (2012)
  • Judicial Intern, the Honorable Robin J. Cauthron, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma (2012)
  • Legislative Assistant, Capitol Decisions, Inc. (2009-2011)

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Litigation
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)

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