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    Jim Schwartz

    Jim Schwartz

    Focus Group Leader - US A&E

    The US based team underwrites firms of all all sizes from sole practictioners to those in the ENR 500. We offer both admitted and surplus lines products. We are a team of specialist underwriters and claims managers dedicated to the A&E space. We pride ourselves on providing stability and creative solutions in an often dynamic environment.

    For access to the London Market or US Contractors E&O click here.

    Target markets – US based firms of all sizes in the following areas:

    • Architects and engineers
    • Agency construction managers
    • Project managers and Owners’ representatives
    • Interior designers
    • Surveyors
    • Environmental consultants

    Coverage includes

    • A&E professional liability
    • Contractors pollution liability
    • Technology based services & products
    • Computer network security and privacy liability
    • Multimedia and advertising
    • Privacy liability and breach response services
    • Worldwide territories

    Standard supplemental features include

    • Disciplinary / regulatory / administrative actions reimbursement extension up to $30,000 per policy period
    • Defendants’ reimbursement extension up to $500 per day, subject to a maximum of $15,000 per claim
    • Reputation management reimbursement extension up to $15,000 per policy period
    • Automatic 60-day coverage for acquired entities
    • Blanket waiver of subrogation provision for clients of the insured as required by contract
    • Punitive damages extension – where insurable by law
    • Mediation or early resolution deductible credit of 50% up to $25,000 per claim
    • Defense outside the limits
    • $0 deductible

    Beazley’s value-added services include 

    • Pre-claims assistance at no cost
    • Proactive claims management through experienced construction lawyers and claims management professionals
    • Hands on Risk Management services including
      • Contract reviews
    • Live webinars
    • A&E Reporter
    • Dedicated risk management website

    Capacity 

    Limits up to $10m; $20m available for select opportunities.

    Architects & Engineers team

    Risk Managers

    Colleen Palmer

    Risk Manager - A&E

    Colleen Palmer

    New York, NY, USA

    +1 617 239 2606

    Claims

    James DeDonato

    Claims Team Leader - Third Party Portfol, Professions and RoW Co

    James DeDonato

    Farmington, CT, USA

    +1 860 674 3930

    Michael Germano

    Claims Manager

    Michael Germano

    Farmington, CT, USA

    +1 860 674 4618

    David Gussio

    Claims Manager

    David Gussio

    Atlanta, GA, USA

    + 1 770 351 1733

    Brad Hart

    Claims Manager

    Brad Hart

    +12132287745

    Erica Holzman

    Claims Manager

    Erica Holzman

    Atlanta, GA, USA

    +1 770 351 1710

    Rochanne Keane

    Focus Group Leader - US A&E Claims

    Rochanne Keane

    San Francisco, CA, USA

    +1 415 263 4058

    Leah Legare

    Assistant Claims Manager

    Leah Legare

    Farmington, CT, USA

    +1 860 674 4624

    Underwriters

    Dan Brown

    Underwriter - A&E

    Dan Brown

    Chicago, IL, USA

    +1 312 476 6221

    Dana Hughes

    Underwriter - A&E

    Dana Hughes

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    +1 215 444 6957

    Robin McNeill

    Underwriter - A&E

    Robin McNeill

    Farmington, CT, USA

    +1 301 530 7485

    Renee Polley

    Underwriter - A&E

    Renee Polley

    Atlanta, GA, USA

    +1 770 351 1717

    Jim Schwartz

    Focus Group Leader - US A&E

    Jim Schwartz

    Boston, MA, USA

    +1 617 239 2607

    Steve Stephanides

    Underwriter - A&E

    Steve Stephanides

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Cheryl Walton

    Underwriter - A&E

    Cheryl Walton

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    +1 215 446 8420

    Debbie Wiechardt

    Underwriter - A&E

    Debbie Wiechardt

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Architects & Engineers forms

    Application forms

    A&E new business application
    A&E large project supplemental application
    A&E condominium supplemental application
    A&E renewal application
    A&E technology information supplemental application
    A&E third party technology supplemental application
    A&E specific project/client excess application

    Brochures

    A&E risk management offerings
    A&E appetite guide
    A&E professional liability fact sheet

    Risk insights

    Design Firms Widen Target
    Five Risk Management Tips
    Insight CA Supreme Court
    Insight Decennial Liability
    Sustainable Design

    Wordings / policies

    A&E policy
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