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Hermes Netburn Attorney, John Felice, Named Vice President of CLM’s Newest Chapter

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Hermes Netburn Attorney, John Felice, Named Vice President of CLM’s Newest Chapter


(Boston, MA. - June 5, 2014) John R. Felice, a shareholder at Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing, P.C., has been named Vice President of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Massachusetts Chapter.

The Massachusetts Chapter is the inaugural chapter in a broader launch of new chapters across the country.  The CLM’s goal is to create more local networking and educational opportunities for CLM Members and Fellows.  The Massachusetts Chapter is one of 48 local and international chapters the CLM is launching before the end of 2014.  John comments, “it is an honor to be part of this CLM growth initiative.  This group is immeasurably important to the future of our collective industry.”

The Massachusetts Chapter Board offers its first chapter event on September 18th at the Liberty Hotel in Boston from 5:30-7:30pm.  This event is an opportunity for claims managers, adjusters, risk managers, defense attorneys, brokers and sponsoring service providers to get together socially and get to know each other during the important formative stage of this Chapter.  Looking forward, the CLM will offer educational and networking programs designed specifically for the alliance of legal and claims professionals, as well as the vendors which service them.

John joins an esteemed group of leaders serving on the Massachusetts Chapter’s Board of Directors, including:

Lori Wirkus, Managing Partner, Flynn|Wirkus|Young, P.C.
Vice President:  
John R. Felice, Shareholder, Hermes, Netburn, O'Connor & Spearing, P.C.
Edward D. Shoulkin, Partner, Barton Gilman LLP
Director of Education: 
Paul Needham, Professional Liability Examiner, Lexington Insurance Company
Director of Events:  
Maureen F. Harrity, Litigation Analyst, Safety Insurance Company

About John Felice
John Felice is a shareholder of Hermes, Netburn, O'Connor & Spearing, P.C.  who has substantial experience representing insurers, insurance claim administrators, and other stakeholders in connection with complex insurance coverage matters involving toxic tort, asbestos, fidelity, bad faith, products liability, general liability, professional liability, directors and officers liability, sexual abuse and other claims. His wide-ranging experience also includes representing manufacturers and distributors of asbestos-containing products in toxic tort cases pending in multiple jurisdictions.

About the CLM
The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both industries. CLM’s Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors. The CLM sponsors educational programs, provides resources and fosters communication among all in the industry. To learn more about the CLM, please visit