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Chartis Enhances EPL Pak® Premier with New Loss Control Services
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New York – November 10, 2009 – Chartis today announced the addition by its Executive Liability Division of significant new loss control services to Employment Practices Liability Pak® Premier (EPL Pak Premier), a component of its market-leading employment practices liability product.

The new loss control services feature a unique partnership with Jackson Lewis LLP, a preeminent employment law firm with offices throughout the United States. Through this partnership, EPL Pak Premier clients have access to risk management solutions offered by Jackson Lewis, including interactive online and webinar training on topical employment issues such as harassment avoidance and discrimination. EPL Pak Premier clients also have access to self-audit pre-termination checklists to assist in identifying potential vulnerabilities. In addition, Jackson Lewis provides EPL Pak Premier clients with a one-hour legal consultation addressing basic human resources and employment law issues, including the impact of federal, state and local laws on personnel decisions, and potential liabilities under employment laws.

EPL Pak Premier clients also receive complimentary registration to the Jackson Lewis nationwide seminar series, which addresses issues of employment law and litigation developments. These seminars provide an effective mechanism to reduce litigation costs, manage time efficiently and receive early warning of potential trouble. For California-based clients, the seminar series also includes access to CA AB 1825 sexual harassment compliance training at various locations throughout the state.

“We’re excited about our partnership with Jackson Lewis and the services they will provide to EPL Pak Premier clients,” said Michael Smith, President of Executive Liability. “The addition of these loss control services to our EPL Pak Premier product highlights our commitment of responding to our clients and meeting their needs appropriately.”

For more information about EPL Pak Premier, please contact Joni Mason, Senior Vice President of Executive Liability and EPL Product Manager, at 212-458-1071 or joni.mason@chartisinsurance.com.

About Chartis

Chartis is a world leading property-casualty and general insurance organization serving more than 40 million clients in over 160 countries and jurisdictions. With a 90-year history, one of the industry’s most extensive ranges of products and services, deep claims expertise and excellent financial strength, Chartis enables its commercial and personal insurance clients alike to manage virtually any risk with confidence.

Chartis is the marketing name for the worldwide property-casualty and general insurance operations of Chartis Inc. For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.Chartisinsurance.com. All products are written by insurance company subsidiaries or affiliates of Chartis Inc. Coverage may not be available in all jurisdictions and is subject to actual policy language. Non-insurance products and services may be provided by independent third parties. Certain coverage may be provided by a surplus lines insurer. Surplus lines insurers do not generally participate in state guaranty funds and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds.

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Marie Ali 212-458-2536