Jeff Hirsch

Jeff Hirsch


Jeff wins the “most gray hair award,” with over 25 years of insurance and legal experience. Before raising the average age at Founder Shield in 2019, he founded Kissel Hirsch & Wilmer, a boutique law firm, spending over 20 years representing insurance clients and forging deep connections in the industry, particularly in the London Insurance Market. Jeff helps the leadership team bake new products, including new programs and products, such as Social Media Influencer media liability, tech E&O, and works with underwriters to create policy endorsements to overcome coverage hurdles. He is a pragmatic, collaborative problem solver with a passion to promote women and underserved/underrepresented colleagues to the highest strata.

Authored articles

June 1 • Directors & OfficersThought Leadership

D&O Pricing Trends: Q2 Update

Amid the pandemic, D&O insurance has taken some unique turns. Here’s a look at our Q2 update for small businesses and mid-market companies alike.

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EPLI coverage
May 5 • Directors & OfficersEPLI

EPL Coverage: How Does Your Employee Handbook Measure Up?

Here’s why every startup or mid-market business should size up their employee handbook against its EPL coverage.

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Employer Resources for Covid related Workforce Decisions Converted
March 30 • EPLIGeneral LiabilityRisk Management

Covid-19 and Employer Workforce Decisions: 4:20 update

Resources for Employers facing layoff reduction in force and downsizing decisions because of Covid-19 and Coronavirus. EPL Insurance may help.

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March 18 • Risk Management

Business Interruption Insurance for COVID-19 Disruptions (Updated Frequently)

Given all that’s happening in the world right now (and as we enter a world of WFH for the foreseeable future), we wanted to continue to expand our library of blog posts that can provide all the guidance we can as it relates to your insurance policies.

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