Welcome to The New York City Bar Association Sponsored Lawyers' Professional Liability Program update center.
The City Bar selected Mercer Consumer and Zurich in North America as its
team to provide members with the premiere professional liability protection
Lawyers can strengthen their professional liability coverage — plus premiums for Manhattan attorneys will be lower in many instances from what members were previously paying Zurich for this coverage.
- Mercer Consumer serves as the sponsored Lawyers' Professional Liability Program
manager and administrator. With more than 40 years’ experience
in handling Lawyers' Professional Liability, Mercer Consumer understands the nuances
of attorney professional liability and continually delivers exceptional service
to law firms of all sizes.
- Zurich in North America is the insurance company behind the New
York City Bar Association sponsored Lawyers' Professional Liability program.
Zurich has specialized in lawyers malpractice coverage for more than 15 years.
They understand the most common types of claims and are experts at defending
firms against liability claims.
The sponsored Lawyers' Professional Liability Program gives your firm reliable
protection against allegations of malpractice. With a broad definition of “legal
services,” members of your firm can rest assured of their coverage as
they meet with clients and manage their cases each day.
In addition, should you find yourself in a situation you suspect could
lead to a malpractice claim, this program also provides you risk management
tools and resources to help minimize your risk of a lawsuit:
- Special “hotline” access to liability loss prevention experts
helps you successfully navigate sensitive issues to potentially avoid malpractice
Safeguard your finances—and your reputation—with
the City Bar Sponsored Professional Liability Program