Jessica A. Desany Selected as Chair of ALFA International Insurance Practice Group

On June 16, 2017, Attorney Jessica A. Desany became the Chair of the ALFA International Insurance Practice Group.  After serving as the Practice Group’s Vice Chair of Marketing for two years, Ms. Desany now holds the office of Chair, overseeing the Practice Group’s ongoing marketing and education efforts directed toward major insurers, claims/litigation department corporate managers, and in-house counsel for insurers, including its outreach of information through appearances, webinars, newsletters, LinkedIn, and large seminars to be held across the United States.

Jessica A. Desany is a Shareholder with Carter Conboy.  She practices in the areas of insurance coverage analysis and disputes, commercial real estate transactions, and civil litigation including actions defending professional liability, personal injury, premises liability, as well as real estate disputes.

ALFA International is a premier network of independent law firms. Founded in 1980, ALFA is the oldest and continues to be one of the largest and strongest legal networks, consisting of 145 member firms throughout the world. ALFA International’s mission is to provide high quality, cot-efficient legal services globally.  The ALFA model enables member firms to use their local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions, often drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms.  ALFA clients benefit from a geographically comprehensive network of exceptional law firms and accomplished trial and business counsel. Member firms meet high standards to be part of the ALFA network and are well respected by their peers in the legal and business community.

Carter Conboy is a full-service law firm founded in 1920.  With offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, New York, Carter Conboy serves its clients in New York, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Ohio, and New Jersey. For additional information about the firm, visit or contact the firm’s Director of Marketing, Stacy A. Smith, at 518-810-0516 or