E&S CasualtyPioneer is dedicated to providing creative underwriting solutions for hard to-place risks with a broad appetite within many classes of excess and surplus lines business.

40+years underwriting


The E&S Casualty team is focused on writing non-admitted primary CGL, Products Liability and OCP and Excess Liability written on a follow form basis. Excess liability can be written on either a supported or unsupported basis. We can offer Primary limits of $1M/$2M and $5M of Excess capacity.

Our program is provided in partnership with a carrier rated A XV by A.M. Best. Pioneer is authorized to write business on a non-admitted basis across all U.S. states. Both primary and excess policies are offered.

Target Classes

  • Manufacturers
  • Auto, Bus, Truck, Motorcycle, RV, Trailer & Boat manufacturing, including critical parts aftermarket
  • Industrial machinery and equipment including conveyor systems, material handling
  • Non-invasive Medical products
  • Electronic equipment or components
  • Body Armor/Ordinance & defense products
  • Motors, Pumps, Pipes, and Valves
  • Service Operations
  • Millwright to maintenance
  • Premises exposures with limited claim frequency
  • Specialty Contractors
  • Commercial general contractors
  • Project specific coverage
  • Owners interest coverage
  • OCP–owners
  • Contractors equipment sales and rental
  • Steel fabricators, conveying systems
  • Boiler service, installation and repair
  • Interior demolition
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Non-Target Classes

  • Residential contractors
    (except repair or remodel on existing structures)
  • Nursing home and home health care exposures
  • Pharmaceutical and nutraceutical manufacturers and distributors
  • Heavy chemical manufacturers
  • Consumer products
  • Municipal and school operations
  • Trucking for hire

Coverage Parameters

  • ISO Forms and Endorsements
  • Claims-made and Occurrence options
  • Various deductible or SIR options available
  • Excess placements in lower layers, though excess of lead umbrella/excess can be written

Contact Us

Jim Pratte

Jim Pratte Executive Vice President, E&S Casualty

+1 (404) 937 1049

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Whit Whittle

Whit Whittle Vice President

+1 (619) 831 0731

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