PHOENIX, AZ—Chad Schexnayder, a partner at Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, is the new chair of the Fidelity & Surety Law Committee (FSLC), of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS). Mr. Schexnayder’s appointment will extend through July of 2021. During his tenure as chair, he will collaborate with industry colleagues throughout the country to produce national conferences and publications, enhance communications among industry peers and promote the professional development of FSLC’s membership.
The FSLC, founded in 1933, is widely recognized as the industry’s pre-eminent organization. It is dedicated to the development, study of, and expertise in practice and improvement of the application of justice relating to fidelity and surety matters. Its membership works throughout the country and internationally.
Mr. Schexnayder has been a member of the American Bar Association for more than three decades, the past 25 of which he has actively served in a variety of roles, including presenter, moderator and program chair at dozens of conferences across the nation.
Mr. Schexnayder is not the first JHC partner to serve as chair of the ABA’s Fidelity & Surety Law Committee. He follows the footsteps of William F. Haug, who served as FSLC’s chair in 1983-1984. In 2005, on behalf of the Committee, Mr. Schexnayder had the honor of presenting Mr. Haug with the Martin J. Andrews Award for Lifetime Achievement in Surety and Fidelity Law.