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Professional Liability Matters is your source for trends, legal developments, and breaking news impacting the professional liability community. We evaluate each new rule, decision, and regulation through an industry-specific lens to give you the information you need to protect yourself and your business — including resources on risk-management, industry-wide developments, litigation prevention, and available coverage.

The attorney-first writers of Professional Liability Matters currently represent professionals across numerous industries ranging from accountants, architects and engineers, and health care professionals to insurance agents and brokers, lawyers, and corporate officers. Combined with our team’s nationwide legal experience, this broad knowledge allows us to bring you the information you need, when you need it.

Professional Liability Matters Blog Editor and Contributors 


Seth L. Laver

Seth Laver is a partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Seth’s primary practice areas include the defense of professionals and employment litigation. In professional negligence matters, Seth represents attorneys, real estate and insurance professionals, architects, and particularly accountants. Seth counsels professionals in risk-management, day-to-day workplace issues, and other “pre-suit” matters with an eye toward avoiding litigation and minimizing risk. Moreover, Seth represents professionals in litigation before state and federal courts throughout the United States.

In the area of employment and labor law, Seth represents employers in a variety of litigation matters, including sexual harassment, race, national origin, disability and age discrimination cases, wrongful discharge, defamation and other constitutional claims. He counsels employers on recognizing and preventing employment discrimination and other employee-related lawsuits, with an emphasis on the early implementation of proper procedures. He drafts and updates employee handbooks and consults employers regarding compliance with company by-laws and Human Resources protocols. Seth is often engaged to counsel clients regarding enforcement of non-compete agreement, non-solicitation clauses and other covenants affecting post-employment competition.

Seth routinely publishes articles and lectures on those trends impacting the professional liability and employment landscapes.

Associate Editors

Michael P. Luongo

Andrew P. Carroll

Christopher P. Maugans


Jonathan Amar

Madeline S. Baio

Troy A. Bataille

Christopher J. Belter

Caroline J. Berdzik

Jonathan M. Bernstein

Peter J. Biging

Marc. W. Brown

Richard J. Cohen

Eric S. Cohen

Daniel L. Gold

Anthony J. Golowski II

Michael S. Katzen

Jennifer Mannion

Matthew S. Marrone

Colleen M. Murphy

David J. O’Connell

Shannon O’Connor

Joseph A. Oliva

Jill C. Owens

Latha Raghavan

Matthew R. Shindell

Sean T. Stadelman

Kristin Klein Wheaton

Jonathan S. Ziss

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