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American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC)

Established in 2012, the American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC) supports U.S. and Canadian lawyers who represent the interests of insurers and policyholders. The mission of the organization is to:

  • provide peer-reviewed scholarship for insurance law topics;
  • enhance the civility and quality of the practice of insurance law; and
  • advance the adjudication of insurance coverage and extracontractual disputes.

Members of ACCC tend to concentrate their practice in the fields of insurance coverage, bad faith claims and/or extracontractual claims.

About the ACCC

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American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC)
2800 Eisenhower Avenue Suite 210
Alexandria, 22314
Office: (703) 683-5561

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Awards from ACCC

Each year, the American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC) bestows the Thomas F. Segalla Service Award. The award was named in honor of the organization's first president. 

According to the ACCC website, the award "recognizes recipients that demonstrate Creativity, Visibility, and Persistence, three characteristics that embody the approach of Tom Segalla to his practice, volunteerism, and leadership in the practice of law."

The past recipients of the ACCC's Thomas F. Segalla Service Award include: 

  • 2014: Bruce D. Celebrezze, Sedgwick LLP (San Francisco, CA) and Mary McCutcheon, FB+M LLP (San Francisco, CA)
  • 2015: Janet L. Brown, Boehm Brown Harwood, P.A. (Maitland, FL) and Sherilyn Pastor, McCarter & English, LLP (Newark, NJ)
  • 2016: Jill Berkeley,Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP (Chicago, IL) and Wayne Taylor, Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins, LLP (Atlanta, GA)
  • 2017: Michael F. Aylward, Morrison Mahoney LLP (Boston, MA) and Michael Huddleston, Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. (Dallas, TX)
  • 2018: Hugh Lumpkin, Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, P.A. (Miami, FL) and Stephen Pate, Cozen O'Connor (Houston, TX)
  • 2019: Edward "Ned" Currie, Currie, Johnson & Myers (Jackson, MS) and Mary Craig Calkins, Blank Rome (Beverly Hills, CA)
  • 2020: Angela Elbert, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP (Chicago, IL) and Doug McIntosh, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd. (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Past Presidents of ACCC

The past, current and future presidents of the American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC) include:

  • 2021-2022 - President-Elect - Wayne Taylor - Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins, LLP
  • 2020-2021 - Current President - Sheri Pastor - McCarter & English
  • 2020-2021 - Immediate Past President - Sheri Pastor 
  • 2019-2020 - Past President - Michael Aylward
  • 2018-2019 - Past President - Mary McCutcheon
  • 2017-2018 - Past President - Bruce Celebrezze
  • 2016-2017 - Past President - Mary Craig Calkins
  • 2016-2017 - PastPresident - Mary Craig Calkins
  • 2015-2016 - Past President - Edward (Ned) Currie Jr.
  • 2014-2015 - Past President - Lorelie Masters
  • 2012-2014 - Past President (Founding Board)- Thomas F. Segalla


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