Professional liability (malpractice defense) has been a regular part of our work for many years. We have represented accountants, lawyers, physicians and other health professionals in many litigated and arbitrated disputes. These matters have involved claims for damages and license revocation matters. Since we do not typically represent insurance companies, we are usually directly chosen by the client. Many of our clients in these matters, especially major law firms, are among the most sophisticated of all consumers and evaluators of legal services.
Because our clients are acquainted with many lawyers and law firms, they come to us expecting the best representation possible. These matters involve not only major economic consequences, but almost always involve sensitive issues of reputation and community standing. Representation, therefore, demands more than a good technical skill; it demands sound judgment, sensitive counseling, and real empathy to the situation of the client.