Senior Underwriter Lawyer Professional Liability

Willis Towers Watson   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 45 days ago

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Acting as a Managing General Agent, LawyerGuard specializes in marketing and underwriting Lawyers Professional Liability insurance for law firms across the country on an exclusive basis on behalf of our carrier. We are looking for a successful underwriting specialist for our growing LPL Program, and the candidate will be responsible for marketing and underwriting this E&O product.

The Role

  • Responsible
    for the profitability, growth and retention of assigned book of business that
    is consistent with overall business line objectives.
  • Review
    applications and other relevant underwriting information of accounts to
    determine acceptability of risk in accordance with company underwriting
    guidelines and authority.
  • Demonstrates
    technical underwriting skills through strategic account review and file
  • Understands
    pricing components and rating methodology and prices risk based on underwriting
  • Identify
    and develop key production sources to develop new business opportunities that
    lead to department growth.
  • Adhere
    to department underwriting rules and guidelines.
  • Utilize
    underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium

The Requirements

  • Bachelor’s
    degree and 10 plus years of lawyers professional liability underwriting
    experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Professional
    designation as Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) and/or Chartered
    Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) or in process with goal to complete.
  • Independent,
    entrepreneurial spirit capable of managing a large book of business with
    minimal supervision.
  • Must be
    committed to client relationship management and service.
  • Advanced
    knowledge of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent
    communication capabilities oral and written.
  • Strong
    interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • P&C
    License (or willingness to obtain within 90 days of date of hire)