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Moch Becomes Regular Columnist for International Journal

HeplerBroom attorney Erich Moch
Eric Moch

Eric Moch has recently been named the regular “Law Update” columnist for SIU Today, the journal of the International Association of Special Investigation Units.

Moch’s first column concerns a ruling by the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit that affirmed the conviction of a serial arsonist. United States of American v Michael Thomas, 19-2969; 3:18-dr-45 U.S.Dist.Ct. N.D. IN. In addition to summarizing the case’s background and the Court’s reasoning in affirming the conviction, Moch offers insights into the skillset used by the investigators, as well as the types of regular training needed for SIU investigators to successfully handle these and other types of cases. The full article can be read here.

Moch, a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, focuses his practice on organized insurance fraud, as well as first- and third-party coverage and bad faith defense. He has been named to the lists of Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Leading Lawyers and is a Past President of the Illinois chapter of the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators.

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