Congratulations to Meagher & Geer partner Kurt Zitzer, chosen as the 2013 recipient of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce “Segner Award.”  The award is named after the Chamber’s first Board Chair, Wesley Segner.  The Segner Award honors those who have followed in his legacy of leadership, community stewardship and active contributions to the success of the Chamber.  Kurt will receive the award at the Chamber’s annual membership meeting on May 21st at the Venue, in Scottsdale, recognizing those who have gone above and  beyond for Scottsdale, and the Scottsdale Chamber.

Kurt focuses his practice on writing coverage opinions for a wide variety of insurance product lines. He has defended commercial insurance cases in 14 states—-in mediation, arbitration, litigation, on trial and on appeal. Kurt also has experience serving as an arbitrator in private arbitrations involving insurance coverage disputes.

In addition to insurance coverage and commercial litigation, he defends clients—-especially lawyers and accountants—-faced with professional liability claims.  He represents accountants confronted with disciplinary proceedings and malpractice claims, as well as other professionals in the fields of architecture, engineering, real estate and insurance.

Kurt was recently named to Southwest Super Lawyers® Top 50 list, 2013.