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Jaime N. Doherty is amongst first graduates of the Litigation Management Institute

The first Litigation Management Institute (LMI), as part of The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, was hosted by Columbia Law School in New York from Oct. 28 – 30, 2011.

Students completed nearly 30 hours of pre-course reading, 18 hours of in-class instruction and nearly 12 hours of group project work. Given the rigorous nature of the program, the CLM was pleased to have 88 percent of participants successfully complete the program.

The LMI is the first program specifically designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the business of litigation management. The program consists of nine courses taught by executives with extensive industry experience. 

The courses included: 

  • Alternative Fee Agreements vs. Traditional Hourly Fees
  • Client Relations, Expectations, and Confidentiality
  • Coverage Perspectives
  • Document and File Management
  • Fundamentals of Risk Transfer
  • Evaluation and Assessment, Impact Reporting and Reserving
  • Practical Aspects of Litigation Management — Strategic Implementation
  • Reserving and Data Management from an Actuarial Perspective
  • Resolution Strategies

Jaime N. Doherty, Esquire, is a member of the firm's Litigation Group. Her practice areas include commercial and construction litigation, the firm’s defense of product liability and toxic tort claims, as well as civil rights, insurance defense and coverage disputes. Jaime’s clients include corporations, insurance companies, title agencies, municipalities, professional and recreational associations, school districts, private developers, and regional contractors and subcontractors.  She has also worked on behalf of design professionals and sureties.

About the Litigation Management Institute and the CLM
The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is an inclusive, collaborative organization that 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, visit