Professional liability insurance


Markel’s professional liability team provides a variety of products to various private and public organizations, such as law firms, insurance professionals, architects and engineers, and financial institutions. Our experience in D&O and E&O solutions allows us to present unique options to our clients’ needs.

Coverage and target classes

Directors and officers liability

  • Target class: US and international publicly traded corporations
  • Maximum capacity of $25m

Professional firm management liability

  • Target class: law firms and other professional organizations
  • Maximum capacity of $25m

Professional E&O liability

  • Target classes: accountants, consultants, financial institutions, insurance brokers and companies, law firms

Executive liability insurance

  • Target class: private and publicly traded companies with revenues greater than $500m, financial institutions, community banks, mutual funds, private equity, and advisors
  • Maximum capacity of $25m

Miscellaneous professional liability

  • Target classes: businesses with $5m or more in gross revenues, including advertising agents, actuaries, franchisors, freight forwarders/ logistics, management consultants, marketing firms, publishers/printers, property managers, real estate agents/brokers, trustees, etc.
  • Maximum capacity of $10m

EPLI and Wage and hour

  • Target classes: US and international corporations and professional firms
  • Maximum capacity of $25m

Architects and engineers professional liability

  • Target class: architects and design professionals in the US; civil, structural, HVAC, electrical, forensic, mechanical engineers; surveyors, landscape architects, testing laboratories, urban planners, draftsmen, construction manager, project managers, design/build services

Lawyers professional liability

  • Target class: law firms with more than 50 attorneys
  • Maximum capacity of $25m

Captive agent E&O

  • Target class: company and association-sponsored life and P&C agents 

Securities broker-dealer E&O

  • Target class: mid-sized securities broker-dealer firms registered with FINRA

Product sheets

Professional liability leadership

Jim Gray
Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer

Daniel Gamble
Managing Director,
Professional Liability

Professional Liability


Drew Dinsmore
Managing Director,
Professional Liability-Bermuda


Daniel Gamble
Managing Director,
Professional Liability


Hedley Blane
Managing Director,
Professional Liability


Joey O'Dea
Managing Director,
Professional Liability

Executive Liability


Eric Amadori
Senior Vice President, Commercial

Bret Hilgart
Senior Vice President,
Financial Institutions

Markel Global Insurance underwriting contacts

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Professional liability offices

  • Bermuda
  • Chicago
  • Dublin
  • London
  • New York

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