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Paul Nowak

Principal, Executive Vice President, National Management Liability Practice Leader
Phone: 206.816.6721
Email: [email protected]

Target classes
  • Franchisors
  • Individual franchisees and programs for franchisees
  • Master franchisors / area developers
  • Non-franchised businesses with multiple locations
  • Hospitality franchises and multiple location ownership

There are nearly 4,000 franchisors and nearly 800,000 franchise facilities based out of the United States.

Companies often grow their brands through franchising and multiple-location business models. These rapid growth and complex business models inherently create a variety of exposures that require customized solutions provided by industry experts.

What Makes Us Different

We are a multi-disciplinary team with a coordinated approach to providing the highest level of service, while delivering customized placements and utilizing multiple product lines.

  • Customized risk management solutions for brands
  • Access to a team of experienced professionals focusing specifically on franchisors’ and franchisees’ business models that stretches across more than two dozen industry classes
  • National network and relationships with leading third-party service providers
  • Introduction to a collection of insurance companies assembled to fit the needs of each unique insured organization
  • Coordinated placement and service across multiple coverage lines
  • Comprehensive proposals with options, including comparative and industry analysis
Services Offered

This specialty practice area was created to help you identify and address the unique needs and requirements of the Franchise Industry. Our dedicated team brings over 50 years’ experience to provide customized solutions and services, including:

  • Coverage evaluations, recommendations, and placement of simple to complex programs
  • Risk management
  • Providing insurance products and programs to meet the needs of Franchisees that meet FDD requirements and work hand-in-hand with Franchisor coverage
  • Claims support and assistance
Products Offered
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Errors & Omissions (coverage for franchisor and non-franchisor exposures)
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Cyber / Privacy / Data Breach / Media Coverage
  • Fidelity Insurance
  • Deadly Weapons / Active Shooter Coverage
  • Coordinated and customized coverage solutions for franchisees
  • Customized programs for franchise members

Find a Specialist

Contact Information Location Practice Areas
Paul  Nowak
Paul Nowak
Principal, Executive Vice President, National Management Liability Practice Leader
Phone: 206.816.6721
Management & Professional Liability, Franchise Industry