Linda has been on the board of FETTI as its Secretary for nearly 20 years and is active in a number of other professional and charitable organizations, including the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) for which she is on the grants committee (Western Division), and Insuring the Children (insurance industry group funding child abuse prevention programs), for which she is on the board. Linda is also a Mentor for the UC Irvine School of Law Mentorship Program.
Linda is a partner in Tressler LLP’s Orange County, California office, where she represents insurance companies in complex litigation and coverage matters involving general liability, excess exposures, environmental and toxic torts, construction defects, errors and omissions, advertising/personal injury and bad faith. She has represented clients as trial counsel in a number of significant, complex matters in California and across the country. As a frequent lecturer and author, Linda regularly speaks at and moderates national conferences. Recent presentations include:
- “Who Pays When Products Fail? Determining Damage and Coverage for Claims Involving Defective Products,” ABA Section of Litigation Insurance Coverage Committee, March 2015
- “The Significance of Mentors and Sponsors,” IICF Women in Insurance Conference, June 2014
- “Recent Developments and Issues in Insurance Coverage for Asbestos Claims,” Perrin Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference, March 2014
- “Defense Allocation Issues When Independent Counsel is Triggered,” HB Insurance Allocation Strategies 2013 Conference (which Linda co-chaired), October 2013
Linda was also the Regional Editor for the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Excess and Umbrella Compendium published in 2012.