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Browning Joins Prestigious Insurance Coverage Organization


Attorney Charles W. Browning, a partner of Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel (ACCEC).

The ACCEC is composed of insurance coverage and extracontractual counsel in the United States and Canada. Membership is by invitation only and is reserved exclusively for attorneys who have engaged substantially in the practice of insurance law for at least 15 consecutive years, and who have met the ACCEC Board of Regents’ requirements. The ACCEC is focused on the creative, ethical and efficient adjudication of insurance coverage and extra-contractual disputes, peer-provided scholarships, professional coordination and the improvement of relationships between and among diverse members.

A member of the Plunkett Cooney’s Board of Directors, and co-chair of the firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group, Browning is known nationally for his experience and expertise in the area of insurance coverage litigation. He has the distinction of serving as coverage counsel for several major property and casualty insurance companies and appears in courts throughout the country.

Browning is annually listed among The Best Lawyers in America and Michigan Super Lawyers as a top practitioner in his area of expertise. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan; numerous federal courts; the DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar (Insurance Law Committee); International Association of Defense Counsel (Casualty Insurance Committee (Chair 2006 to 2008) and Reinsurance and Excess and Surplus Lines Committee); Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (Insurance Committee) and the American Bar Association (Litigation Section and Torts and Insurance Practice Section). He is also a member of the Board of Editors of the Defense Counsel Journal.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney employs more than 160 attorneys in nine Michigan cities, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm, which provides a range of transactional and litigation services, has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed among the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2013. Plunkett Cooney was also recently named a “Go-To” Law Firm for litigation by American Lawyer Media.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney partner Charles W. Browning’s election as Fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel, contact the firm’s Practice Development Manager John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;

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