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(Editor’s Note: The following article has been contributed by Eric J. Schreiner, partner of the litigation department and practice leader of the employment group at Kleinbard Bell and Brecker LLP.)

Insurers routinely appoint defense counsel to defend the interests of their insureds against claims by third parties. Defense counsel is charged with protecting the interests of the insured. At the same time it has reporting obligations to the insurer, and the insurer typically is involved in discussions regarding strategy and potential resolution of claims. 

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