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Insurance for Lawyers

Our Lawyers Professional Liability insurance program for law firms offers deep expertise and specialized solutions to meet the unique challenges encountered by lawyers.

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CNA is the nation's leading provider of Lawyers Professional Liability (LPL) coverage – insuring more than 50,000 law firms and 155,000 lawyers nationwide. We are proud to be the bar-endorsed LPL insurer in Colorado, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania, and the endorsed insurer of other city and county bar associations. Download our LPL Policy Highlights for more information.
After more than 60 years of experience insuring law firms, CNA understands the unique challenges facing sole practitioners and firms of all sizes. We combine financial strength, industry experience and a broad portfolio of products to address a variety of property and casualty insurance needs, including professional liability insurance. Our CNA Paramount® product with Law Firms Property Extension Endorsement was designed specifically for firms and insures against common property exposures that can prevent lawyers from conducting business.
In addition, our Underwriting and Claims teams include licensed attorneys. And if a claim does arise, our highly experienced Claims team, which utilizes the services of leading panel defense attorneys, will work with policyholders on the matter. Download CNA’s Lawyers’ Toolkit 5.0: A Guide to Managing the Attorney-Client Relationship to learn how attorneys can create documents that will enable them to better manage their interactions with current and potential clients.  


We offer a broad product portfolio and customized policies with a wide variety of limits and deductible options. Our mutually exclusive program is available countrywide, with the exceptions of Oregon, Wyoming and West Virginia, and is written through various exclusive state administrators with DUA for law firms with 1-34 attorneys.


CNA provides dedicated Underwriting, Claims and Risk Control expertise specifically for law firms with 35 attorneys to the largest in the world. Our program offers LPL written on an open-brokerage basis primarily through specialist insurance brokers – 25 brokers write over 90% of the premium.
Contact our Underwriting Vice President, Scott Kossove, for inquiries about our Large Law Firm business or to tailor an insurance solution to meet your specific needs.

Lawyers Professional Liability Directory

For law firms with 1-34 attorneys, please use our directory below to find the right contact based on where your firm is located.


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+: Accepts subproduction from any licensed agent;

*: Accepts subproduction with select licensed agents;

^: Does not accept subproduction

Amwins Program Underwriters, Inc.: ME+, NH+, VT+ 
Marie Gaudette
Corporate Office: 704-749-2700 
Phone: 802-391-2200

Garden State Professional Insurance Agency: NJ* 
Sean James 
Toll Free: 800-548-1063
Phone: 484-588-0842 
Fax: 866-385-0228


The General Agency, Inc.: SC* 
Chip Cappelmann 
Harris Cappelmann
Bonnie Barnes
Toll Free: 800-922-5036
Phone: 843-766-9091 
Fax: 732-577-8836 


Gilsbar Specialty Insurance Services, LLC: AL*, FL*, GA*, LA^, MO*, MS*, NC*, TX* (Note: In LA and MS, exclusive for all sizes)
Steve Lang
Toll Free: 800-455-7227
Phone: 985-809-2427 
Fax: 985-898-1500 


Harold Diers & Company, Inc.: NE* 
Diane Bac 
Toll Free: 800-444-1330
Phone: 402-235-5403

Fax: 402-697-5009


HUB International Mid-Atlantic, Inc.: DC+, DE+, MD+
Stuart Hoffman
Toll Free: 800-345-4133
Phone: 410-465-4300
Fax: 410-465-7458

Pearl Insurance: AZ*, IL*, IN*, KS*, KY*, MN*, ND*, NM*, OH*, OK*, SD*, TN*, VA*, WI* 
Jake Pearl
Phone: 309-679-0564
Fax: 866-817-9009 


USI Affinity: (Note: In PA, exclusive for firms <49)
Rich Balasa CT*, NY*, PA*, RI*
Toll Free: 800-265-2876
Phone: 267-474-4407

Fax: 610-537-9780 



State Judges Program, Intellectual Property Program, Legal Aid and Public Defender Program AssuredPartners/Jamison
Thomasina Peele
Phone: 973-669-2326 


Employed Lawyers Program 
Professional Risk Facilities 
Stephen Cavallaro
Phone: 516-408-5736

Kibble & Prentice, a USI Company: ID*, MT*, WA*
Katie Johansson
Phone: 206-695-9173
Cell: 206-852-0616
Fax: 877-678-5844


The Liberty Company Insurance Brokers: CA*, HI*, NV* (Note: In CA, exclusive for firms <50)
DJ McKenna
Toll Free: 415-884-3332
Fax: 866-835-6983 


Lockton Affinity: CO* 
CO Bar Specific*
Nathan Borghardt
IA Bar Specific IA*
Jamie Bock

Phone: 913-652-7674
Fax: 913-652-7599 


MBA Insurance Agency, Inc.: MA* (Note: Exclusive for all sizes)
Terry Welsh
Tricia Walsh
Phone: 617-338-0500


McGriff Insurance Services: AR* (Note: Exclusive for all sizes)
Tiffaney Davids
Phone: 501-661-4957
Fax: 501-508-6959


Paragon Underwriters, Inc.: MI*
David Lipson
Phone: 248-851-3066
Fax: 248-851-1205 


To view a PDF of this information, download the Lawyers Professional Liability Directory.

Our Capabilities

We offer Lawyers Professional Liability insurance for Large Law and Program Law, which includes:

  • Wide variety of insurance products relevant to law firms, including P&C, D&O, Management Liability, Cyber, Crime, Fiduciary and more
  • Dedicated claims professionals, risk management attorneys and underwriting teams focused entirely on professional liability insurance (capabilities for guaranteed cost, deductibles, self-insured retentions, retrospective rating plans and sliding scale dividend plans)
  • Large Risk Alternative Rating Option (LRARO) and composite rate capabilities based upon risk characteristics
  • Ability to underwrite any size of firm – small business, middle market, large property and large complex casualty
  • A customized package policy covering an insured’s employees who travel or work abroad, with ability to place locally admitted policies in more than 180 countries 


Resources to Manage and Reduce Risk

Our Lawyers Professional Liability Risk Control team is comprised of full-time experienced attorneys who work exclusively with law firms to manage exposures and provide risk control guidance. We also offer toolkits, seminars, webinars, articles, a risk control hotline, and other resources to help mitigate risk. 
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