(March 2021) Euclid Financial Institution Underwriters, LLC (Euclid Financial) is pleased to announce the hiring of Eric Levine as Claims Director, effective March 15th.


Eric will manage the process of internalizing Euclid Financial’s claims management function, where he will design and build out the platform’s claims infrastructure.  Eric will be responsible for the management of claims operations of Euclid Financial, including the handling of all claims in conjunction with Euclid Financial’s carrier partners.

Prior to joining Euclid Financial, Eric was in the role of Claims Counsel with Validus Specialty in New York, where he was responsible for the oversight of all claims in the Professional Liability lines of business, including Public and Private D&O, E&O, EPL, Cyber and Fidelity.  Before joining Validus in 2015, Eric served as Complex Claims Manager with The Catlin Group, where he managed a claims group which handled complex claims matters in the D&O and E&O universe.  Prior to his experience at Catlin, Eric served in Claims Counsel roles at insurers Argo Group U.S., ACE Westchester, and AIG.  Eric holds a Juris Doctor from New York Law School.

Jim Thomas, Managing Principal at Euclid Financial, comments “We are very excited to have Eric join the Euclid Financial platform.  Eric will not only provide day to day management of our claims, but he will also lead the transition to an internal claims management model.  We look forward to Eric providing significant contributions to the overall success of Euclid Financial and specifically to the critical function of claims management.”

Eric will be based in the greater New York City area.  He can be contacted directly by phone at (908) 370-1354, or via e-mail at [email protected].


About Euclid Financial:

Euclid Financial is a managing general agency specializing in the underwriting of management liability products for financial institution risks. The product suite consists of Directors & Officers Liability, Errors & Omissions, Employment Practices Liability and Fiduciary Liability.  Risks are underwritten on a primary, excess follow-form and side-A DIC basis.  Euclid Financial’s products are offered on Lloyd’s of London (A.M. Best rated A XV) and AmTrust Financial (A- XV) paper.  The firm was founded in 2015, with offices currently in Framingham, MA and Westfield, NJ.