A Full Suite of Coverage for Lawyers

Whether it’s covering your professional reputation or employees, Berkley Select offers comprehensive management and professional liability insurance coverage tailored to the unique needs of law firms.

Why Berkley Select

The challenges and expectations lawyers face are evolving every day. From a conflict of interest, to failure to file on a timely basis, to employment disputes, we understand the inherent risks lawyers, like you, may face. Berkley Select is your trusted partner in protecting small to middle market law firms against malpractice, employment and directors and officers claims. Our comprehensive insurance products and risk management services are tailored to you, helping ease the financial and administrative burden that can accompany a claim.

Coverages for Lawyers

Lawyers Professional Liability

Customizing insurance products that address a wide variety of exposures for solo practitioners and mid-sized firms.

Executive Liability Coverages

Offering directors and officers liability insurance, employment practices liability, and fiduciary coverage for law firms.

Innovative Risk Management Solutions

As a lawyer, you have your own unique risk management needs. That’s why we provide complimentary loss prevention services that offer valuable solutions, including:

  • Confidential toll-free hotline and dedicated risk management website

  • Up to 4 hours of consultation with risk management attorneys strictly protected by attorney-client privilege

  • Up to 5 hours of continuing legal education courses

  • Risk management materials and publications available

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Proven Lawyers Professional Liability Claims Expertise

Berkley Select's core cultural value stresses personal accountability, allowing us to identify and address localized market conditions and more efficient claims handling than most other insurance providers. In addition, an extensive claims database identifies trends that can be shared with you, as a policyholder.

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Most Frequent Claims by Area of Practice

  • Personal injury – plaintiff 
  • Real estate 
  • Family law 
  • Estate, trust & probate
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Most Frequent Alleged Malpractice Errors

  • Conflicts of interest 
  • Failure to file timely 
  • Failure to know and apply the law
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Berkley Select Serviced Claims

  • $600 million in claims paid 
  • Over 12,000 claims serviced