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December 17th, 2019

On December 17, 2019, NBF attorney Chris Nicoll was a presenter in a continuing education WEBEX seminar for members of the Institutes CPCU Society. The presentation was entitled “At the Corner of Marine Insurance and Stock Throughput,” and was part of a program entitled “Understanding Stock Throughput.”

December 10th, 2019

NBF attorney Chris Nicoll addressed the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Association on the topic of “At the Corner of Marine Insurance and Stock Throughput” on December 10, 2019.

December 6th, 2019

NBF attorney Shantrice Anderson recently won “top” prize at the NBF Annual Gift Exchange with a one-of-a-kind pair of socks displaying the image of NBF attorney Rivers Black. Wear them proudly Shantrice!!



December 4th, 2019

NBF attorney Chris Reilly was admitted to the Oregon State Bar.


December 1st, 2019

NBF attorneys Chris Nicoll and Shantrice Anderson recently settled on favorable terms a subrogation claim for losses paid on a property theft claim on behalf of Lloyd’s Underwriters against a Canadian trucker.

November 15th, 2019

NBF attorneys Chris Nicoll and Melinda Drogseth recently settled a serious personal injury case for a marine product manufacturer on favorable terms.


August 8th, 2019

On August 8, 2019, NBF attorney Nina Mitchell spoke at the American Bar Association seminar “Maritime Damages by the Bay” in San Francisco, CA. The seminar celebrates the pending publication of the reference book, Damages Recoverable in Maritime Matters (2nd Edition), which is sponsored by the ABA-TIPs Admiralty & Maritime Committee. Nina co-authored the chapter discussing the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“LHWCA”). At the seminar, Nina introduced the chapter and spoke about the current challenges faced by LHWCA carriers seeking to be reimbursed out of damage awards made under the Jones Act and General Maritime Law.

July 31st, 2019

NBF attorneys Curt Feig and Chris Nicoll recently settled a significant liability insurance coverage dispute for London-based insurers, obtaining savings for our clients and avoiding claims of bad faith.

June 24th, 2019

NBF attorney Larry Altenbrun penned his thoughts on the new Supreme Court Batterton decision and posted the article on his LinkedIn page: // Take a look!!

June 9th, 2019

Congratulations to NBF attorneys Chris Nicoll, Rivers Black and Curt Feig, who were again named as “Super Lawyers” by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2019.