E&O | Professional service firms

Class

  • Accountants E&O policy – excess
  • Architects & engineers E&O policy – primary & excess
  • Consultants E&O policy – excess
  • Insurance brokers - excess
  • Lawyers E&O policy - primary (mid-tier firms with 50-250 attorneys) and excess

Related lines

  • Employment practices liability for professional firms – primary focus but will consider excess
  • Management liability for professional firms – primary focus but will consider excess
  • May be combined into discreet ML/EPL form

Coverage

  • All lines written on a broad form basis
  • Covers punitive or exemplary damages, where allowed by law
  • Applies on a worldwide basis
  • Choice of defense counsel

Target classes or types of business

  • US and multinational firms for all lines
  • Mid-tier to large firms for all lines
  • Accountants: Includes all disciplines including public company attest work
  • A&E: Covering all engineers. avoiding marine and mining risks; hazardous waste remediation (including lead and asbestos), crane and nuclear-related exposures, sports complexes.
  • Consultants: Includes actuarial
  • Lawyers: No excluded classes (for mid-tier segment, selective consideration for IP, plaintiff, foreclosure, collection, family law, entertainment)

Capacity

  • Maximum capacity $25m except for:
    • Accountants, mid-tier A&E and mid-tier law firms which is $10m

Executive leadership

Jim Gray
Executive Underwriting Officer, Professional Liability
441-294-2261
jimg@markelcorp.com

Product leadership

Drew Dinsmore
Managing Director,
Professional E&O
441-296-2268
drewd@markelcorp.com

Chris Ventrone
Director,
Professional E&O
212-898-6674
chris.ventrone@markelcorp.com

Dan Tees
Senior Underwriter,
Professional Liability, Lawyers
212-898-6642
daniel.tees@markelcorp.com

Sally Gibson
Senior Director,
Professional Liability
441-294-2297
sally.gibson@markelcorp.com

Joey O’Dea
Managing Director,
Professional Liability
+353-1-416-1506
joey.odea@markelcorp.com