Wiggin and Dana Litigation Partner Appointed Chair of Marine Insurance and General Average Committee

January 14, 2013

Wiggin and Dana Litigation Partner, Joseph Grasso, is in the final year of his four year term as Chair of the Marine Insurance and General Average Committee of the U.S. Maritime Law Association.

As the Chair, Mr. Grasso has overseen various presentations and projects undertaken by the Committee, and he serves on the International Working Group on Marine Insurance of the Comité Maritime International.

The Marine Insurance and General Average Committee monitors and informs the Association of developments in federal and state laws concerning underwriting, claims handling, antitrust considerations, general average rules and practices, and relationships between adjusters and attorneys.

Mr. Grasso is co- chair of Wiggin and Dana's Insurance Practice Group and is also a member of the firm's Diversity Committee. He is located in the firm's Philadelphia and New York offices.