The Panelist newsletter serves the marketing and business development needs of insurance defense law firms that want to get on more insurance panels. Click on the link to view all issues of The Panelist.
Legal Expert Connections, a national legal marketing agency, can help you grow your insurance defense law practice. We maintain a database of targeted General Counsel, panel counsel managers, litigation managers, risk managers, claims managers, and other insurance professionals responsible for hiring and retaining insurance defense law firms for participation in a preferred panel counsel program. Click on the link to watch the video.
It can be difficult for a solo practitioner or small law firm to be named to an insurance panel as approved legal counsel. Carriers are typically concerned about: a) your capacity to meet their needs; b) reduced flexibility in blending rates across associates and partners; and c) the management time needed to oversee a high number of small law firms. Click on the link to read the white paper.
Many insurance defense law firms are not able to defend clients in employment litigation when the claim is subject to an employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) policy that requires the use of panel counsel. If the employer’s law firm is not on the panel, the law firm can lose the right to represent their client. Click on the link for the EPLI Panel Counsel white paper.