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    Jim Schwartz

    Jim Schwartz

    US A&E Focus Group Leader and Underwriter

    For three decades, we have been meeting the needs of architects and engineers for robust and responsive professional liability insurance coverage.

    Size/Definition

    US domiciled firms with greater than $250,000 in gross billings

    In addition to standard coverage provided by typical Architects & Engineers professional liability policies, the Beazley policy offers the following key coverage features and support: 

    • Technology risk coverage for electronic transfer of data, copyright infringement, web-hosting functions and privacy liability
    • Contractors' pollution liability extension
    • ADA/FHA/OSHA regulatory actions reimbursement extension - $30,000 per policy period
    • Defendants' reimbursement extension - up to $500 per day per subject to a maximum of $10,000 per claim
    • Blanket waiver of subrogation provision for clients of the insured as required by contract
    • Pre-claims assistance
    • Proactive claims management through experienced professionals
    • Risk management: live quarterly webinars, newsletters, dedicated risk management web site - www.beazley.com/aeriskinfo/

    We will pay these losses:

    Subject to the terms and conditions of the actual policy, we will pay claims for:

    • damages awarded against the assured
    • defense costs and expenses

    Limits available

    Up to US $30,000,000

    Target market

    • Architects and engineers
    • Agency construction managers
    • Project managers  
    • Interior designers
    • Surveyors
    • Environmental consultants of all sizes

    Key territories

    Worldwide

    Midsize risk team

    Underwriters

    Lionel Bejean

    A&E Underwriter

    Lionel Bejean

    Dallas, TX, USA

    1 972 419 8030

    Dana Brown

    A&E Underwriter

    Dana Brown

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    +1 215 446 8435

    Robin McNeill

    A&E Underwriter

    Robin McNeill

    Farmington, CT, USA

    +1 301 530 7485

    Colleen Palmer

    Head of Professions Risk Management

    Colleen Palmer

    New York, NY, USA

    +1 617 239 2606

    Jim Schwartz

    US A&E Focus Group Leader and Underwriter

    Jim Schwartz

    Boston, MA, USA

    +1 617 239 2607

    Steve Stephanides

    A&E Underwriter

    Steve Stephanides

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Cheryl Walton

    Underwriter

    Cheryl Walton

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    +1 215 446 8420

    Debbie Wiechardt

    A&E Underwriter

    Debbie Wiechardt

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    Claims

    Larry Borda

    Large London A&E FGL/Claims Manager

    Larry Borda

    Philadelphia, PA, USA

    +1 215 446 8440

    James DeDonato

    FGL US A&E Claims/Claims Manager

    James DeDonato

    Farmington, CT, USA

    +1 860 674 3930

    Michael Germano

    Claims Manager

    Michael Germano

    Farmington, CT, USA

    Erica Holzman

    Erica Holzman

    +1 770 390 1571

    Rochanne Keane

    FGL US A&E Claims/Claims Manager

    Rochanne Keane

    San Francisco, CA, USA

    +1 415 263 4058

    Drew Rothman

    Drew Rothman

    +1 215 446 8452

    Jason Welch

    CTL Professions

    Jason Welch

    Farmington, CT, USA

    +1 860 677 3765

    Midsize risk forms

    Application forms

    A&E Condo Supp app
    A&E Large Project Supp app
    A&E New Business app
    A&E renewal app
    A&E Tech Info Supp app
    A&E Third Party Tech Supp App
    A&E Specific Add'l Limit Supp app

    Product fact sheets

    A&E Professional Liability factsheet

    Risk insights

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

    Wordings/policies

    A&E Admitted policy
    A&E Surplus Policy

    The descriptions contained on this website are for preliminary informational purposes only. In the US, the product may be available on an admitted basis in some but not all jurisdictions through Beazley Insurance Company, Inc. In other US jurisdictions, the product is underwritten by Beazley syndicates at Lloyd's and is available only on a surplus lines basis through licensed surplus lines brokers. The publication and delivery of the information contained herein is not intended as a solicitation for the purchase of insurance on any US risk.

    Except where products are issued by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., coverages are underwritten by Beazley syndicates at Lloyd's and will vary depending on individual country law requirements and may be unavailable in some countries.  The exact coverage afforded by the products described herein is subject to and governed by the terms and conditions of each policy issued.

    Some coverages are made available through Beazley USA Services, Inc., which is a service company that is a part of the Beazley Group and has authority to enter into contracts of insurance on behalf of the Lloyd's underwriting members of Lloyd's syndicates 623 and 2623 which are managed by Beazley Furlonge Limited.  Beazley USA Services, Inc. is licensed and regulated by insurance regulatory authorities in the respective states of the US and transacts business in the State of California as Beazley Insurance Services (License#: 0G55497).