Nittis to Present on Panel at 2016 State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting

On Sept. 22, Theo Nittis, Vice President and Senior Client Executive, Oswald Companies Law Firm Practice, will present Top Tips for Purchasing Legal Malpractice Insurance at the 2016 State Bar of Michigan Annual Meeting.

This panel presentation breakout session will dig into key topics of professional liability insurance for law firms, including risk assessment, insurance company selection, prior acts coverage and exclusions, policy limits, filing claims, and more.

Other featured panelists include: T. Scott Galloway, and Howard H. Collens, Galloway and Collens PLLC.

About the Event

The State Bar Annual Meeting & Solo & Small Firm Institute offers professional networking opportunities, while providing innovative educational sessions featuring the latest in technology, resources, and legal services. It is taking place Sept. 21-23, at DeVos Place, Grand Rapids. Learn more at

About Theo Nittis

In addition to Theo’s expertise in lawyer’s professional liability program placement and coverage analysis, he is a nationally known risk management and claims advocacy resource for Oswald’s LPL clients. Prior to joining Oswald Companies in 2009, Mr. Nittis was Vice President of a national brokerage firm specializing in lawyers’ professional liability insurance. He was responsible for claims handling, risk management consulting, and program placement for many well-known national and regional law firms. Prior to that, he was a practicing attorney with a prominent Detroit area law firm, handling commercial litigation, professional liability defense and insurance coverage litigation. He is a graduate of Albion College (B.A.) and Wayne State University School of Law (J.D.). He is also a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL), the American Bar Association, and the Professional Liability Underwriters’ Society (PLUS).