(Boston, MA – November 14, 2016) Hermes Netburn Shareholder Tony Sbarra was elected to a second term as the Chair of the Products Liability Committee of the ABA’s Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section. The committee has grown to include over 1200 products liability attorneys from throughout the country. This past year, the success of the committee under Tony’s leadership was featured in the Summer, 2016 edition of TIPS’ national publication, The Brief. Tony was also appointed to serve on the TIPS Continuing Legal Education Board. This standing committee oversees all of the many outstanding TIPS CLE programs throughout the year.
American Bar Association – Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS): A source of knowledge and leadership on trial practice and critical issues of justice that involve tort and insurance law. TIPS is unique within the ABA and the legal community because of our focus on balance and diversity, bringing together plaintiffs, defense, corporate and in-house counsel to tackle issues confronting our profession. TIPS enriches the tort, trial and insurance fields of law through CLE programs, comprehensive periodicals, cutting-edge publications, and innovative online resources.