law firms

LAW FIRMS FACE UNRELENTING CHALLENGES OF LATERAL MOVEMENT, CYBER THREATS, AI RISKS AND FRAUD

WASHINGTON, DC, May 15, 2024 – In their efforts to sustain and grow their business while reducing risks and minimizing the potential for malpractice claims, law firms
throughout the U.S. must constantly navigate challenges of lateral movement, cyber threats,
artificial intelligence (AI) risks and fraud, according to a new study by insurance broker Ames
& Gough.

In its 14th annual survey of lawyers’ professional liability claims, Ames & Gough examined key trends driving law firm malpractice exposures and claims by polling 13 leading lawyers’
professional liability insurance companies that on a combined basis provide insurance to more than 80 percent of the Am Law 250 firms … Read More

Is your CISO adequately protected from risk?  

With escalating cyber threats and increasing legal and financial risks, chief information security officers (CISOs) are on the front lines of protecting their organizations’ digital assets and ensuring compliance with regulations. As cybercriminals have upped their game, CISOs now face greater likelihood of legal scrutiny following a significant breach. READ MORE.

Virginia Bar Association’s 12th Annual Seminar on Avoiding Legal Malpractice  

Eileen Garczynski, senior vice president and partner, Ames & Gough will and Dennis Quinn, partner, Carl Maloney will present the Virginia Bar Association’s “12th Annual Avoiding Legal Malpractice Seminar 2023,” Thursday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. READ MORE.

News Release: Most Lawyers Professional Liability Insurers Report Paying Multimillion Dollar Claims

WASHINGTON, DC, May 18, 2023 – Law firms throughout the U.S. continue to face escalating malpractice risks as economic conditions, attorney migration and emerging exposures trigger new lawsuits and social inflation drives up claim costs, according to a new study by insurance broker Ames & Gough. Read More