FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MIKE CONLEY AND MARK GOTTLIEB PRESENT AT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS’ 2011 “LEADERSHIP THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WORKSHOP” IN CHICAGO Chicago, ILOctober 2, 2011 – Offit Kurman attorneys Mike Conley and Mark Gottlieb presented at the National Association of Independent Schools’ 2011 “Leadership Through Partnership Workshop” in Chicago, IL, on October 2nd. The 2011 Leadership Through Partnership workshop included breakout sessions focused on how the head/board partnership can successfully serve the school mission and community, despite the current economic conditions. The National Association of Independent Schools is a membership organization and the national voice of independent education. NAIS represents approximately 1,400 independent schools and associations in the United States. Conley and Gottlieb’s breakout sessions were titled: “Cyber Risk & Data Theft: Liability and Insurance Coverage Issues Affecting Independent Schools” “Insurance Coverage 101: Insurance Coverage Issues Affecting Independent Schools” Conley and Gottlieb are Principals in Offit Kurman’s Insurance Recovery Group. They are frequent speakers on a wide range of coverage issues pertaining to commercial policyholders, including denial of claim, environmental, EPLI, data theft, and energy issues. ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. With offices serving Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Wilmington, we are well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, the professionals who help them to maximize and protect their business value and individual wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ trust and confidence by remaining focused on their objectives to help them achieve their goals.

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