Legal Considerations Amid Increased Use of Drones

Marialuisa Gallozzi
Marialuisa Gallozzi | Covington

Marialuisa (ML) Gallozzi is a partner in the insurance coverage practice of Covington & Burling LLP, where she serves as lead counsel for policyholders in resolving complex, high-value insurance coverage claims.

Live Video-Broadcast: February 3, 2022

Legal Considerations Amid Increased Use of Drones
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Program Summary

This CLE session will discuss the risks of drone use and potential risk management strategies, especially insurance. Lawyers will learn how to anticipate these risks, learn how to limit, or reduce the risk in business planning and contracting, and how to transfer these risks by insurance or indemnification.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • An overview of recent regulatory developments and case law
  • Risks of bodily injury, property damage, hacking and data theft, privacy liability and professional errors and omissions
  • How different types of insurance respond - or don't - to these risks, including general liability, aviation coverage, cyber-risk insurance, and professional errors & omissions insurance
  • Practical tips on limiting risks in contracts and placing insurance that will respond to the risks

Date / Time: February 3, 2022

  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific

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Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program "live" in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for "live" CLE credit.

On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 5 business days after the original recording date and are viewable for up to one year.

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Marialuisa Gallozzi_Covington_myLawCLEMarialuisa Gallozzi |Covington

Marialuisa (ML) Gallozzi is a partner in the insurance coverage practice of Covington & Burling LLP, where she serves as lead counsel for policyholders in resolving complex, high-value insurance coverage claims. ML has extensive experience across a wide range of first- and third-party coverages. By using practical and efficient strategies she has recovered over half a billion dollars under a variety of coverages including property/business interruption, D&O, cyber, and product recall.

ML has long had an interest in emerging risks and risk mitigation strategies. Coverage for cyber risks has been a major part of ML’s practice for over 10 years. She has represented clients seeking coverage for some of the largest and most widespread cyber losses in history, including ransomware, double extortion, business email compromise, and destructive malware. Since 2017, ML has actively focused on the regulation and risks of drone use and mechanisms to mitigate those risks. Her articles on the subject, “Insurance Considerations Amid Increased Use Of Drones”, “Uninsured Flying Objects”, and “Evolving Insurance Coverage For Drone Losses And Liabilities”, were published in Law360 and Best Law Firms. ML has also maintained an active pro bono practice throughout her legal career.

ML’s many professional recognitions include Chambers USA, Business Insurance’s “Women to Watch” and Washington DC Super Lawyers’ “Top 100 Lawyers” and “Top 50 Women Lawyers.” ML received her A.B. from Harvard University and her J.D. from New York University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in New York, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

Agenda

I. An overview of recent regulatory developments and case law | 2:00pm – 2:15pm
II. Risks of bodily injury, property damage, hacking and data theft, privacy liability and professional errors and omissions | 2:15pm – 2:30pm
III. How different types of insurance respond – or don’t – to these risks, including general liability, aviation coverage, cyber-risk insurance, and professional errors & omissions insurance | 2:30pm – 2:45pm
IV. Practical tips on limiting risks in contracts and placing insurance that will respond to the risks | 2:45pm – 3:00pm