USI Affinity has been serving the
needs of New York law firms, attorneys and their families for more than 50
years as the New York State Bar Association’s endorsed broker and partner. More
than five decades of working together has built a strong partnership between
USI Affinity and the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), and we continue to work closely together to ensure
that NYSBA members have access to superior products and the best possible
USI Affinity built its leadership
position on personal service; representatives work closely with law firms to
understand their practice, from the risks they face to their benefits and
administrative needs, then design a plan tailored to fit the firm’s individual
needs. USI Affinity’s extensive experience and strong relationships with the
country’s most respected insurance companies give us the ability to design
customized coverage at competitive prices.
The New York State Bar Association
Insurance Program offers complete insurance solutions tailored to the unique
needs of attorneys – from optimal business insurance to outstanding employee
benefits choices to personal coverages.
Lawyers’ Professional Liability Coverage
Jason Bowie – 1.800.265.2876 ext. 11352 –
The New York State Bar
Association endorses this Lawyers’ Professional Liability plan administered
through USI Affinity because it offers you broad, affordable coverage tailored
to suit the specific needs of your practice, with NEW credits for NYSBA members.
Highlights of the
Professional Liability program:
- NEW 5% NYSBA membership credit. This 5% credit will be
applied to your Lawyers’ Professional Liability Policy premium for membership
in the New York State Bar Association, on a per-attorney basis.
- NEW 7.5% risk control credit per attorney for two years after
completing a qualifying CNA risk management seminar.
- Limits of Liability range from a minimum of $100,000 per claim /
$300,000 aggregate up to a maximum of $10M/$10M. Claims expense outside limits coverage is
available, subject to underwriting.
- The carrier, CNA, is A Rated and the largest underwriter of Lawyers’
Professional Liability insurance in the United States, covering more than
44,000 law firms nationwide. With more than 50 years of experience, CNA
delivers world-class underwriting, dedicated claims and state-of-the-art risk
management tools and resources.
- Broad coverage and policy features tailored to meet the unique
requirements of law firms in New York. From solo attorneys to large firms, USI
Affinity and CNA can design coverage to protect law practices of all sizes.
Adam Wells – 1.855.874.1266 – Adam.Wells@usiaffinity.com
USI Affinity has partnered with The Hartford to
offer NYSBA members the “Workers’ Compensation Coverage &
Dividend Program.” This Group Dividend Plan, available exclusively to NYSBA members who purchase their Workers’ Comp through USI Affinity,
provides comprehensive coverage and a potential dividend based on the performance
of the program. You may also qualify for
a 5% discount on your Business Owners Policy, if you purchase your Workers’
Compensation from The Hartford.
Business Insurance Package
The Hartford’s small business insurance package,
Spectrum®, offers top-tier core business coverage, including optional packages
like “Super Stretch for Law Offices,” which bundles numerous important
coverages – including Computers & Media, Accounts Receivable and Valuable
Papers and Records – at a savings compared to buying them individually.
EPLI, D&O & Cyber
To further protect your firm, USI Affinity also
offers Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI), Directors &
Officers coverage (D&O), Cyber Liability and Crime & Fiduciary
Iris Olive – 1.888.834.3664 ext. 18624 –
With our size, resources and expertise, USI Affinity gives NYSBA members the Access, Advice and Advocacy they
need to save money, prepare for Health Care Reform and get the most out of
- Access to unique products
- Advice on benefits design,
compliance and funding options;
- Advocacy to help resolve
issues, from administration and claims to complex clinical questions
Learn how USI Affinity can deliver world-class benefits solutions for
your firm, regardless of size.
- Wide array of Medical
Benefit Plans – Exclusively through your NYSBA membership, you have access to
three comprehensive PPO medical plans and one EPO plan option, all including
perscription drug coverage. This flexibility allows you to design a benefits
package that works for you, your family and your employees.
- Dental Benefits – An
optional dental program is available through United Concordia. This comprehensive coverage offers several
plan options to meet your dental needs.
- Wellness Programs – Earn up
to $300 a year for designated health & wellness activities. Or, take advantage of MVP Health Care’s award
winning disease management programs and discounts on gym memberships, LASIK eye
surgery and countless wellness products and services.
- Extensive Provider Network –
Access to CIGNA Health Care’s extensive network of nearly 500,000 doctors and
specialists and 5,000 hospitals and healthcare facilities; and MVP Health
Care’s strong regional network of more than 19,000 providers and 150 hospitals
Life & Disability
Lana James-Moore – 1.877.245.8550 – Lana.James-Moore@usiaffinity.com
Help protect your family
with our Life and Disability group plan options. The New York State Bar Association endorses these plans because
they provide a significant amount of protection, and NYSBA members can request coverage
at very attractive rates.
Group Term Life Insurance
– The New York State Bar Association
sponsors a variety of exclusive life insurance plans for which members, their
spouses, children and even employees of a member can apply. You can choose the
amount of coverage that is right for you, up to $2 million.
Group Long-Term Disability
Income Insurance – As an attorney, a disability could cost you a significant
loss of income. Disabilities are more common than people think – from injuries
such as broken legs to more serious conditions such as heart disease and
cancer. That is why it’s important to have this valuable insurance. This
affordable plan helps to protect you and your family from your income loss due
to a covered total disability.
The Group Term Life
Insurance and Group Long-Term Disability Insurance programs are underwritten by
New York Life Insurance Company, 51 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010 on
Policy Form GMR. For more information on this plan, including features, costs,
eligibility, renewability, limitations and exclusions, call 800-327-1550. AR
Lic # is 325944 and CA Lic # is 0G11911.
Personal & Financial
Lana James-Moore – 1.877.245.8550 – Lana.James-Moore@usiaffinity.com
are a number of ways in which your NYSBA membership can help you protect your
financial assets. As a result of our partnerships, NYSBA members can
get discounts on:
Auto, Home & Renters – USI
Affinity offers an auto, home and renters insurance program
through Liberty Mutual.
- Accidental Death &
Dismemberment – Up to $500,000 of coverage available to
NYSBA members and their spouses under the age of 65,
plus $10,000 of coverage
available for your unmarried dependent children age 15 days to 19 years (or 25,
if a full time student).
Long Term Care
Term Care Resources - 800-616-8759
NYSBA Long Term Care program offers a portfolio of comprehensive plans from
multiple highly rated insurance carriers.