Lawyers PROtect℠

Argo Pro’s Lawyers’ PROtect policy provides protection to attorneys and employees of law firms addressing inherent exposures associated with the practice of law, including third party cyber and social engineering exposures.

Coverage Highlights

• Expansive definition of professional services

• Protection for innocent partners and automatic inclusion of contract, of counsel and former attorneys doing work on behalf of the firm

• Coverage for prior acts available

• Disciplinary proceeding coverage

• Subpoena assistance coverage

• Third party cyber liability and social engineering claim coverage specifically included

• Crisis management expenses

• Personal and advertising injury

• Equity interest coverage available for services provided to clients where the firm has up to 5 percent interest in a public company and 25 percent interest in a private company

• 50 percent decrease in deductible for settlement via voluntary mediation within 180 days of claim

• Insured’s consent is required to settle. 50/50 modified consent to settle clause

• Broad definition of damages

• High quality claims service

• Risk management services available for qualifying risks

Coverage Limits

Policy limits/capacity

  • Maximum capacity: $10 million per claim / $20 million aggregate
  • Minimum deductible: $5,000

Appetite & Availability

Targeted risks

  • U.S. law firms with 10-250 attorneys (primary) or 10 and larger (excess)
  • Admitted product available in most states for qualifying risks (subject to state approval)
  • Non-admitted (surplus lines) product available for hard-to-place risks, including firms with claims issues, difficult areas of practice, disciplinary issues or unusual coverage requests
  • Will consider lead or participating quotashare coverage with qualified carriers

Non-targeted risks

  • Firms with less than 10 attorneys
  • Firms specializing in intellectual property, securities (including
    IPOs), entertainment

Geographic availability

We can write on an admitted basis in the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Coverage is always subject to all of a policy’s terms and conditions. This is a summary of certain key aspects of coverage. Review the policy form for complete terms and conditions. Products are underwritten by U.S. insurers that are members of Argo Group. Some products are only available through an authorized surplus lines insurer.

Resources Updated


Craig Landi


201-680-7881 Email

Kim Noble

Senior Vice President, Underwriting

312-849-6920 Email

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