by Dan Wade

2016 was an outstanding year for the United Policyholders Amicus Project. Thanks to the generosity of our volunteers, UP was able to file briefs in four of the five most important insurance cases of 2016 (In re: Viking Pump and Warren Pumps Insurance Appeals, Cypress Point Condominium Association v. Adria Towers, Sebo v. American Home Assurance Co., and Arceneaux v. Amstar Corp.).  And in three of the four cases in which we filed, we helped secure a victory for policyholders! Read more here

About The Blogger

Dan Wade

Dan Wade was the Staff Attorney for United Policyholders ("UP") from March 2014-March 2018. As Staff Attorney, he worked on UP's Advocacy and Action Program, helping draft and coordinate amicus curiae briefs, assists with legislative/regulatory advocacy, and conducts legal research in partnership with UP partners and volunteers. Dan also supported the Roadmap to Recovery and Roadmap to Preparedness Programs. Dan earned his undergraduate degree from San Diego State University in 2007 and his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego in 2013. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2013 and the California Bar in 2014. Dan currently serves as Vice Director of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Disaster Legal Services Program, a partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency that delivers free legal assistance to low-income persons affected by disasters, through which Dan coordinates pro bono legal assistance to insurance policyholders in disaster areas.