Employment Practices Liability for Growth & Middle Market businesses

Overview

In today’s legal and economic environment, every company is at risk for lawsuits by its current and former employees. Employment Practices Liability Insurance (“EPLI”) aims to help companies respond to a variety of employment related issues. Arch Insurance offers comprehensive coverage for the most critical employment issues including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation and other employment related torts. In an environment of increasing employee litigation, EPL insurance and risk management tools from Arch Insurance can help companies reduce financial loss and reputational damage.

Our team of underwriting professionals has extensive experience in evaluating these types of risks. Our underwriters evaluate and analyze the risk factors for each account and tailor our underwriting approach and solution for the specific exposures of each insured.

Customer Profile

Public and Private companies varying in the number of employees and in all industry segments.

Distribution

Retail and wholesale producers.

Capacity

Up to $25 million in limits on a primary and excess basis.

Corporate Contacts

Stephen Swartley

CUO, Executive Assurance & Senior Vice President, Growth & Middle Market

+ 1 646 563 6315

[email protected]

Hela Trerotola

Senior Vice President, Growth & Middle Market

+1 631 786 5251

[email protected]

Proud to be recognized as a 2021 5-Star Professional Liability
and D&O by Insurance Business America.

Justin Psaki, EVP Executive Assurance Division and Professional Liability Division, and Marilyn Marshall, EVP Professional Liability, describe Arch’s response to the hard market in D&O, Cyber and Professional Liability and share more about their strategy for 2022.

Our Brand Promise

Pursuing Better Together encapsulates how we do business at Arch Insurance. It is an approach that is based on collaboration, responsiveness and a genuine commitment to continually raising the bar.

It is our promise to our brokers, colleagues and other partners to:

  • Listen, share insights and work together to deliver informed solutions.
  • Build trusting, respectful and responsive relationships.
  • Understand your goals and explore possibilities together.

Key Product Features

Arch has developed leading-edge policies that helps employers across all sizes and industries combat the most pressing risk issues of the day.

Key features include:

  • State-of-the-Art “EEOC Charge & Written Demand Continuity Protection”.
    • Solution to late notice on EEOC Charges and Written Demands.
    • Can protect Insureds when Claims Managers are unaware of such charges and demands.
  • Broadened definition of Employment Practices Wrongful Act including:
    • Discrimination based on military or veteran status or political affiliation.
    • Workplace bullying.
    • Retaliation to include negative treatment of any Employee.
    • Third-Party liability coverage.
    • Coverage for Wrongful Acts utilizing Internet & Social Media.
    • Loss definition includes explicit defense costs carve-back.
    • Emotional distress and mental anguish carve-back to bodily injury exclusion.
    • No intentional conduct exclusion.
    • Non-rescindable policy.
    • Precise definition of Class Action Claim.
    • Defense Cost advancement on a current basis.
    • No Retention for Insured Persons when Insured cannot indemnify by reason of insolvency.

Loss Control Services

Arch Insurance is pleased to offer a comprehensive risk management service to help manage your workforce proactively, reducing your exposure to employment claims. Arch Insurance has developed this program in conjunction with Littler Mendelson, P.C., the largest global employment and labor law firm with more than 1,500 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide.

Websitewww.ArchEmploymentSolutions.com

Phone: 1 833 437 5216

This comprehensive program has the following components:

  • Online Resources via Littler Edge® Website. Littler Edge is designed to help you with your employment and labor law compliance efforts by providing access to the best of Littler’s collective knowledge and experience, all in one location at www.ArchEmploymentSolutions.com.
  • Hotline Services Provided by Littler. Littler also provides a confidential call-in “Hotline” for Arch Insurance insureds to ask questions about workplace concerns and to obtain guidance from an experienced employment attorney at the nation’s largest employment law firm. To access the hotline, dial the toll free number at 1 833 437 5216.
  • Littler CaseSmart®. When proactive measures may not be enough, Littler can also offer solutions to react to charges and lawsuits with their innovative CaseSmart® solution. Littler has successfully managed thousands of matters on the Littler CaseSmart® (LCS) platform.

Submission Guidelines

  • Completed Application with loss history (refer to the Document Library).
  • Please send all submissions to your local underwriter or directly to the appropriate regional contact listed below.

Speak with a Regional Expert

Northeast Contact

Peter Phillips

Vice President, Growth & Middle Market

+ 1 646 563 5871

[email protected]

Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico Contact

Christopher Logan

Assistant Vice President, Growth & Middle Market

+1 214 438 4025

[email protected]

West Contact

Kirsten K. Slawson

Regional Vice President, Growth & Middle Market

+1 415 490 9618

[email protected]

Southeast Contact

Mitchell Adolphson

Assistant Vice President, Growth & Middle Market

1 404 682 3634

[email protected]

Central Contact

Drew Desmarais

Vice President, Growth & Middle Market

Direct: + 1 312 601 8426

Mobile: +1 631 827 5821

[email protected]

Document Library

Essential EPL Application

Download PDF

Essential EPL – Dec

Download PDF

Essential EPL- Policy

Download PDF

Arch Littler Employment Solutions

Download PDF