The Employment Law Counselor Podcast features practical discussions of the maze and minefield of labor and employment laws. This podcast should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. The contents are intended for general informational purposes only, and you are urged to consult a lawyer concerning your own situation with any specific legal question you may have.
The State of EPLI and a Preview of PLUS EPLI Symposium
In this episode, host Jeff Stewart sits down with Tom Hams, Managing Director, National EPLI
Practice Leader at Aon, to discuss all things EPLI in The Employment Law Counselor podcast.
Among the topics covered are recent nuclear verdicts, attacks on DEI initiatives and wage and
hour lawsuits. Jeff and Tom also preview the upcoming Professional Liability Underwriting
Society EPLI Symposium.
How Insurers Underwrite EPLI Policies
In the newest episode of The Employment Law Counselor collaboration with Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Jeff Stewart sits down with Chris Williams from Travelers to understand how insurers underwrite EPLI policies, including what information they need, what factors they look at most, and even what industries they may stay away from. In addition, Chris and Jeff preview PLUS’s upcoming EPLI symposium.
How Insurers and Panel Counsel Work Together
In the newest episode of The Employment Law Counselor collaboration with Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Jeff Stewart interviews Mitch Terk, Vice President of Claims for Nexus Specialty, to explore how insurers and panel counsel work together. They have an insightful discussion on how an insurance company selects and assigns panel counsel, building relationships, and avoiding surprises as a matter progresses through litigation.
You’ve Been Sued, Now What?
In this episode of the Employment Law Counselor, hosted by Jeff Stewart in collaboration with
Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Jeff is joined by Nancy Conrad, Managing Partner,
Lehigh Valley Office, for a discussion about how a new lawsuit is assessed and handled in the
first days after receiving the case. They look at how different parties – a business, an attorney
and an insurance company – work together to gather information and create an initial plan.
How Documentation Can Make or Break Your Case
Documents are important for employers and supervisors to obtain and control the narrative to avoid litigation in layoffs or terminations. In many cases, documentation will stop a claim before it starts. In the newest episode of the Employment Law Counselor hosted by Jeff Stewart in collaboration with Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Laura Corvo, attorney at White and Williams, joins Jeff for a discussion on documentation and how employers can create effective documents before problems arise.
Retaliation Claims Are On The Rise
In the newest episode of the Employment Law Counselor hosted by Jeff Stewart in
collaboration with Professional Liability Underwriting Society, John Baker, Attorney, joins the
chat titled “Retaliation Claims are on the Rise.”
Jeff and John cover various instances of retaliation complaints and provisions, while also
presenting examples of protected activity of employees and adverse employment actions and