Duly Noted

Secrest Wardle featured in A.M. Best’s BestConnect member spotlight



Secrest Wardle is featured in the March 2017 issue of A.M. Best’s BestConnect “Member Spotlight” section. “Member Spotlight” puts the focus on qualified members who have participated in groundbreaking cases or developed innovative strategies and important thought leadership that affect the insurance industry. As qualified members, Secrest Wardle’s attorneys lend their expertise to several areas of the Best’s Insurance Professionals and Claims Resource site.

A.M. Best Company provides news, credit ratings and financial data products and services for the insurance industry. 

Secrest Wardle is a law firm specializing in defense litigation and counsel for insurance, municipal, and commercial clients headquartered in Troy, with additional offices in Grand Rapids and Lansing. The firm has been a qualified member of Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys for over 80 years. Secrest Wardle also serves as revisors of the Michigan Insurance Law Digest.

The ”Member Spotlight” focused on the insurance law podcasts Secrest Wardle has created with A.M. Best. This the fourth time Secrest Wardle has participated.

In an episode entitled “Legal Issues Pertaining to Transportation Network Companies and Autonomous Vehicles,” attorneys Drew Broaddus and Nathan Edmonds discussed recent transportation  legislation passed in Michigan pertaining to transportation network companies and its impact on motor vehicle legislation.

Broaddus serves as Chair of the firm’s Appellate and Insurance Coverage Practice  Groups, and has achieved notable success in his legal career, most recently representing an insurance  company successfully in a first-party no-fault case.

Edmonds is a Senior Partner at Secrest Wardle and has been in practice for over 20 years. He is well experienced in defending clients in all aspects of motor vehicle litigation, including first party, third party, uninsured and underinsured motorist litigation.

Recently, Edmonds authored a Secrest Wardle  No-Fault Newsline article entitled, “Michigan House and  Senate Approve House Bills Imposing a Set of No-Fault and Liability Insurance Regulations on Ride-Sharing Services.”

The article author commented, “With all of Secrest Wardle’s achievements and contributions to the insurance industry, we are pleased to feature the firm in this issue of BestConnect.”