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Valerie P. Onderka and Donna M. Hunt

Valerie Onderka, Vice President, leads Ironshore’s Designers & Contractors Professional Liability program which is part of the Ironshore Specialty Casualty division. The Designers & Contractors Professional Liability (DCPL) team focuses on providing underwriting and risk management services to architects, engineers and design-build contractors throughout the construction industry. Over the span of her 39 year career in professional liability insurance, Valerie has specialized in the Designers and Contractors market segment, and has an extensive background serving brokers and insureds alike. Her diverse experience enables Valerie to assess designers’ and contractors’ professional liability exposures and provide coverage and risk management solutions at all tiers of construction project delivery. Valerie joined Ironshore in August, 2014 after 32 years with AIG/Lexington in various roles within the Architects,  Engineers & Contractors Professional Liability team.  Valerie can be contacted in Atlanta, GA at 404.845.7560 or valerie.onderka@ironshore.com.

Donna M. Hunt AIA, Esq. joined Ironshore in 2014 as Assistant Vice President of the Designers & Contractors Professional Liability program which is part of the Ironshore Specialty Casualty division. The Designers & Contractors Professional Liability (DCPL) team focus is on providing underwriting and risk management services to architects, engineers and design-build contractors throughout the construction industry. As both a licensed attorney and registered architect, Donna’s unique qualifications provide a tremendous complement to Ironshore’s underwriting, claim and risk management services and to all DCPL brokers and clients. Donna joined Ironshore in August after 10 years with AIG/Lexington in various roles within the Architects & Engineers professional liability team ranging from the Manager of the A&E Claims Group to the Director of Risk Management Services. Donna actively practiced as an attorney representing contractors, subcontractors, architects and engineers.  She last practiced at the law firm of Donovan Hatem LLP focusing on the defense of Architects and Engineers; contract review and formation; and the provision of risk management advice and seminars.  In addition, Donna has over 30 years of construction industry practice and actively practiced as an architect in New York and Boston.  Donna received a bachelor of architecture (B.Arch) from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York and her Juris Doctor (JD) from New England School of Law in Boston, MA.  Donna can be contacted in Boston, MA at 617-502-5374 or donna.hunt@ironshore.com.