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Fershtman Published in ABA-TIPS Law Journal

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February 12, 2020

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Foster Swift shareholder Julie I. Fershtman was recently published in the Fall 2019 issue of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal. This journal is the quarterly scholarly publication of the ABA-TIPS Section. 

Fershtman wrote the extensive insurance law portion of the article, Animal Law for Insurance Lawyers, which examined insurance coverage decisions nationwide involving livestock, wild animals, and housepets. Her article explored coverage issues involving animals under homeowners, commercial liability, auto, and property insurance policies.  Her co-author’s section addressed recovery of damages for injured animal cases.

Widely considered one of the nation’s leading practitioners in equine law, Fershtman is the author of the new book, Equine Law & Horse Sense, which the ABA published last year. This 372-page book covers numerous legal issues involving horse ownership. A speaker in 29 states, Fershtman is presenting this April at the National Conference on Equine Law in Kentucky, and in March at the International Risk Management Institute’s Agribusiness Conference in California.  

Fershtman’s practice includes business litigation, insurance coverage, and insurance defense from the firm’s Southfield office. She is a past president of the State Bar of Michigan and currently serves as a Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates. She is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law and was named one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan” by Michigan Super Lawyers.® She serves on Foster Swift’s Executive Committee and is a Vice President of the firm.

See the full article here.

©2020. Published in the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Vol. 54, Issue 3 (Fall 2019), by the American Bar Association. Reproduced with permission. All rights reserved. This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association or the copyright holder.