Glenn F. Fencl: Lawyer with Johnson & Bell, Ltd.

Glenn F. Fencl

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Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone(312) 984-6688

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 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Insurance
  • Product Liability
 
University University of Illinois, B.S., 1974
 
Law SchoolIIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., with honors, 1980
 
Admitted1980, Illinois; Illinois Supreme Court; Federal Trial Bar Association
 
Memberships 

Affiliations
ALFA Insurance Law Practice Group, steering committee;
ALFA International Employment Practices Liability Insurance seminar program chair, 2010;
Vice Chair of Marketing for the ALFA Insurance Group, 2013
American Arbitration Association
Trial Lawyers Club of Chicago
Chicago and Illinois Bar Associations
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
International Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute, DRI Marketing Liaison and State Representative for the State of Illinois for its 2012 annual meeting

 
BornElmhurst, Illinois, October 9, 1952
 
Biography

Glenn F. Fencl is co-chair of Johnson & Bell's Insurance group, with a concentration in product liability and insurance coverage. Mr. Fencl has handled numerous declaratory judgment coverage trials in several jurisdictions, is lead trial lawyer for several national manufacturers and has more than 25 jury verdicts. He has given several presentations and has authored numerous articles , including the Comprehensive General Liability chapter for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education treatise Liability Insurance Coverage Practice.

Holder of an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Fencl is involved in many law organizations, including: the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Chicago and Illinois Bar Associations, Trial Lawyers Club of Chicago, American Arbitration Association, Defense Research Institute and Society of Trial Lawyers. On the steering committee of the ALFA Insurance Law Practice Group, Mr. Fencl additionally held the post of program chair for the ALFA International Employment Practices Liability Insurance seminar in 2010.

Honors

AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Illinois Super Lawyers 2004-2014

Presentations and Publications

Presentations

Speaker, How Much Coverage Is There? Multiple Occurrences and Multiple Limits, Johnson & Bell Insurance Seminar, September 12, 2013.

Speaker, Litigation Management: The Key to Achieving Your Desired Results , Risk Management and Legal Defense Workshop sponsored by The National Catholic Risk Retention Group, Inc., Braintree, Mass. July 23, 2013.

Recovering Funds After Settlement: A Practical Guide to Subrogation, Scaffolding, Cranes and Aerial Devices Litigation Workshop, DRI Product Liability Conference, New Orleans.

Led witness preparation workshop Testimony Under Fire: Deposition and Trial - A Witness Perspective for The National Catholic Risk Retention Group's Legal Defense Practice Workshop, Chicago, 2011

Moderated Litigation Management, workshop at the National Catholic Risk Retention Group Annual Writer Meeting, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012

Spoke on the topic of Case Law Updates for the Recreational Product SLG at the DRI Product Liability Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2012

Publications

Self-Insured Retentions and High Deductibles: Their Impact on Insurers and Policyholders, Johnson & Bell Insurance Newsletter, Fall 2013.

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Cases; Wocjik v. Yamazaki Mazak Corp. (1st Dist.) Statute of limitations on products case. Sportmart v. Daisy Manufacturing (1st Dist.) Duty to defend under additional insured endorsement. Fitzpatrick v. Perry (1st Dist.) Owners duties under SWA. Thomas v. Hollymatic (1st Dist.) Statute of limitations on product liability case
 
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Self-Insured Retentions and High Deductibles: Their Impact on Insurers and Policyholders
Glenn F. Fencl, November 11, 2013
In the current economic climate, first-dollar coverage has become a luxury that many commercial insureds can no longer afford. Although policies with large self-insured retentions and deductibles have always been available, they were frequently overlooked in the past when bottom lines were...


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Glenn F. Fencl

33 West Monroe Street, Suite 2700
ChicagoIL 60603-5404




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