EILEEN GARCZYNSKI AUTHORS NEW ABA GUIDE FOR LAW FIRMS OBTAINING
INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR LEGAL MALPRACTICE
Eileen Garczynski, senior vice president and partner, Ames & Gough has written a new book for the American Bar Association (ABA) to assist law firms in obtaining insurance coverage for legal malpractice. To purchase a copy at the ABA bookstore by using this link:
According to the ABA, A Lawyer’s Guide to Selecting Legal Malpractice Insurance “provides practical information to help attorney consumers understand professional liability insurance and how to select the right policy for their firm.”
ABA’s description of the book states:
“In A Lawyer’s Guide to Selecting Legal Malpractice Insurance, author Eileen Garczynski uses over 30 years of insurance and legal experience focusing on risk management and insurance needs of law firms to explain lawyers’ professional liability insurance, help attorneys decode important policy provisions, and understand how they may impact their coverage needs. She shares her expertise and provides insights through highlighted ‘tips’ for attorneys to consider related to Declarations, Exclusions, and Defense and Settlement provisions. The book also contains explanations of the types of insurance providers available to attorneys and law firms, as well as an updated 2023 Directory of Liability Insurance providers throughout the U.S. and allied territories.”
An appointed member of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability, Garczynski is a former vice chair of the Insurance & Risk Management Committee for the Section of Intellectual Property Law of the ABA. In 2016, she wrote the ABA book, Protecting Against Cyber Threats: A Lawyer’s Guide to Choosing a Cyber-Liability Insurance Policy.