Janet is Associate General Counsel/Senior Claims Counsel for ARC Excess and Surplus, LLC. She is part of the Claims advocacy group and works with clients to obtain favorable resolutions of complex claims. Janet specializes in executive risk liability exposures including Directors and Officers Liability, Financial Institutions Professional Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Fiduciary Liability and Fidelity coverages. Janet serves as a resource to all ARC Brokers and works with them and the carriers to draft and manuscript policy wordings and coverage modifications on client placements. She graduated from the State University of New York at Albany (Cum Laude) with a B.A. in Public Affairs and a minor in Criminal Justice and received her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law, where she was on the Law Review. Before joining ARC, Janet held the position of Senior Vice President and Claims Manager of the Executive Risk Claims Practice at Alliant Insurance. Prior to that she was Senior Vice President and headed the National Executive Risk Claims team at Hilb Rogal and Hobbs. Janet’s career in the insurance industry started at AIG where she managed a claim staff in the Financial Institutions Department, and she began her legal career in private practice where she was a commercial litigator. She is a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (“PLUS”), and serves as a Trustees for the Eastern Division of PLUS. Janet is admitted to practice law in both New York and Connecticut, and has a New York Brokers License. Janet is also a frequent speaker at industry seminars that address a range of management liability, claims and coverage topics, including PLUS, ACI and Execusummit.