How to get on an EPLI panel for employment practices liability insurance is a question being asked by insurance defense law firms across the country, as well as employment defense firms that work directly with employers. As more businesses are buying EPLI insurance, it becomes increasingly important for attorneys who defend employers to be named as EPLI panel counsel, either on the actual panel or through an endorsement.
The best time to be named in a client’s EPLI policy is: a) when the policy is initially bound, or b) when the policy is up for renewal. The worst time to seek an EPLI panel appointment is after litigation has been initiated.
Starting a request to be considered for an EPLI panel counsel position in advance of a claim gives the carrier sufficient time to review law firm credentials and to educate the firm on applicable litigation guidelines.
Employment defense law firms are also advised to informally survey all employer clients to identify the status of EPLI coverage. A flow chart in the e-book gives a step-by-step guide to
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Start now. EPLI panel counsel marketing for employment practices liability defense success is a long-term process that benefits from a continuous focus on high visibility business development campaigns.
Legal Expert Connections is available to help employment defense attorneys create and manage business development campaigns that target employers and their EPL insurance carriers. Contact Margaret Grisdela today at 1-866-417-7025 or via email to get started.