1. Who is Lockton Affinity, LLC?
Lockton Affinity, LLC is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. We are an affiliate of Lockton Companies, the largest privately held commercial insurance broker in the United States. Lockton was formed in the late 1960’s and employs approximately 2,000 people in 19 offices located throughout the US.
2. What is the name of the State Bar Association’s endorsed professional liability insurer and the company’s financial size, rating, and presence in the lawyers’ malpractice marketplace?
The ISBA Governing Board voted unanimously to endorse Continental Casualty Company, a member of CNA, rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best. CNA has over $9 Billion in annual revenues and a statutory surplus of over $10 Billion. It is the largest provider of lawyers’ malpractice insurance nationwide, insuring over 150,000 lawyers.
3. Are the people employed by Lockton Affinity, LLC knowledgeable about Lawyers’ malpractice insurance?
Yes, the individuals representing Lockton Affinity, LLC have considerable experience with this specialized coverage. Kirke Dorweiler, Lockton’s Executive Vice President, was formerly with KVI and Marsh and has worked with ISBA and our members in the past. Lisa Conway is the Professional Liability Underwriting Manager at Lockton and has over 15 years of experience underwriting lawyers.