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Willis Towers Watson

Underwriter - Lawyer Professional Liability

Tampa, FL preferred. Remote location considered for qualified candidate.
Acting as a Managing General Agent, LawyerGuard specializes in marketing and underwriting Lawyers Professional Liability insurance for law firms across the country on an exclusive basis on behalf of our carrier. We are looking for a successful underwriting specialist for our growing LPL Program, and the candidate will be responsible for marketing and underwriting this E&O product.

The Role
  • Responsible for the profitability, growth and retention of assigned book of business that is consistent with overall business line objectives.
  • Review applications and other relevant underwriting information of accounts to determine acceptability of risk in accordance with company underwriting guidelines and authority. 
  • Demonstrates technical underwriting skills through strategic account review and file documentation.
  • Understands pricing components and rating methodology and prices risk based on underwriting analysis. 
  • Identify and develop key production sources to develop new business opportunities that lead to department growth.
  • Adhere to department underwriting rules and guidelines. 
  • Utilize underwriting tools to determine accurate classifications, rates, and premium charges. 
The Requirements
  • Bachelor"EURTMs degree and 3-5 years of lawyers professional liability underwriting experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Professional designation as Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU) and/or Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) or in process with goal to complete. 
  • Independent, entrepreneurial spirit capable of managing a large book of business with minimal supervision.
  • Must be committed to client relationship management and service.
  • Advanced knowledge of computer programs, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication capabilities oral and written. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • P&C License (or willingness to obtain within 90 days of date of hire).
The Company 

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas "EUR" the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. 
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Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.

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