Creditors, customers, vendors, government regulators, competitors, shareholders and even employees can sue a company’s in-house attorneys for legal malpractice. Chubb's Employed Lawyers Professional Liability helps to protect in-house attorneys from allegations of errors and omissions in carrying out their legal duties.
Employed Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance Coverage Highlights
Professional legal services rendered by in-house counsel and their staff to the organization and subsidiaries; as well as to foundations, charitable trusts, and political action committees controlled by the parent organization
Coverage for pro bono legal services; employer consent not required
Coverage for moonlighting legal services
Broad definition of Claim which includes civil, criminal, administrative, disciplinary and regulatory proceedings
Subpoena Defense Costs coverage
Coverage for personal injury (as defined in the policy) includes malicious prosecution and abuse of process
Defense Costs coverage for Wage & Hour and NLRA, WARN, COBRA & OSHA exclusions
Defense of claims brought by the organization
Coverage eligible for in-house general counsel, legal assistants, notaries public, and temporary and independent contractor attorneys
Chubb is a proud to be an Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Alliance Partner. ACC members are eligible for coverage enhancements by endorsement to their Employed Lawyers Professional Liability by ChubbSM policy.