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Professional Liability

The attorneys in our professional liability claims team combine government enforcement litigation experience, knowledge of a wide range of industries, and trial skills to enforce or defend our clients’ rights in connection with matters such as enforcement actions, breach of fiduciary duties suits, insurance litigation, aiding and abetting fraud claims, and investigations (internal or otherwise).

Our Approach

Professionals and professional services firms have heightened and specialized responsibilities to clients due to their position of trust and authority. These higher duties can make professionals prime targets for assertions of negligence, breach of fiduciary duties, and even fraud claims (such as aiding and abetting fraud). As a result, professionals have a greater need to ensure they receive experienced legal advice and representation.

Whether in a proactive counseling role, or responding to ligation, we have extensive experience representing professionals and professional service firms including before administrative agencies and regulatory boards, and in government investigations and enforcement actions. When we take on a case, we strive to understand each client’s day-to-day business operations and the regulatory pressures that surround them, which enables us to diligently represent the interests of our clients, no matter the situation.

Clients Include

  • Public and private companies
  • Corporate directors and officers
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Architects and engineers
  • Independent contractors
  • Insurance agents and brokers
  • Insurers, broker-dealers, and intermediaries
  • Sureties
  • Financial and investment advisors
  • Trust companies
  • Trustees and estate or plan fiduciaries
  • National, regional and community banks
  • Investment banks
  • Hedge and mutual funds
  • Private equity funds
  • FinTech
  • Data security/privacy vendors
  • Accounting firms
  • Legal professionals


  • Errors and Omissions (E&O) claims
  • Professional liability insurance claims
  • Breach of contract
  • Professional negligence
  • Breach of fiduciary duties
  • Breach of loyalty and self-dealing
  • Corporate waste
  • Professional liability insurance coverage
  • Aiding and abetting claims
  • Fraud abuse compliance programs
  • Construction and design defects
  • Government investigations
  • Fraudulent transfers
  • Unfair competition and business practice claims
  • Malpractice
  • Data breaches