Biographies

Ginny L. Peterson

Ginny L. Peterson

Partner, Kightlinger & Gray, LLP


Contact Info

Kightlinger & Gray LLP
One Indiana Square, Suite 300
211 North Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Tel: (317) 968–8182
Fax: (317) 636–5917
Email:
www.k-glaw.com


Background

Ms. Peterson served on the CGL Reporter Editorial Board in 2004–2010. She summarized first-party property cases.

Ms. Peterson is a partner in the law firm of Kightlinger & Gray in Indianapolis, where she serves as the leader of its Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Practice Group. Her practice areas include insurance coverage, environmental, professional liability, bad faith, insurance defense, and insurance law and regulation litigation. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, Litigation section, and the Defense Research Institute, Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, and the American Bar Association. She holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter Society (CPCU) designation and serves as a board member and president of the Central Indiana CPCU Chapter. She is a chair-elect of the ABA's TIPS' Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee and served as the program chair for its 2010 Midyear Program. Prior to entering the legal profession, Ms. Peterson held underwriting and product management positions at property-casualty insurance companies.

Ms. Peterson has presented at the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana workshop "Legal Issues for the Business Owner," written "Employment-Related Liability—The Insurer's Response" for the Indiana Lawyer, and coauthored an article for the CPCU Claims Quarterly. She led a discussion on "What's New in Insurance Coverage—E&O Issues" at the 2005 ABA TIPS insurance coverage seminar, presented "The CGL Insurance Policy—Legal Issues of Coverage Determination" at the 2005 CPCU I–Day program in Indianapolis, and moderated a panel on claim severability and rescission issues at the 2007 and 2008 ABA TIPS Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee seminars, respectively. She also annually presents other Continuing Legal Education sessions on CGL claim practices, insurance coverage, and insurance law.

Ms. Peterson received her BA degree, with highest distinction, from Purdue University and her juris doctor from Indiana University School of Law—Indianapolis.

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