Eileen Garczynski is a senior vice president and equity partner of Ames & Gough. A lawyer by training, she has more than 30 years of risk management and insurance experience. Based in the Washington, DC office, Eileen leads the law firm initiative at Ames & Gough, focusing on the risk management and insurance needs of law firms. During her career, she has been active in various committees of the American Bar Association (ABA). A former member of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability, she continues to be involved with the committee as a Special Liaison. A past vice chair of the Insurance & Risk Management Committee for the Section of Intellectual Property Law of the ABA, she is the author of the second edition of How to Place a Cyber Liability Insurance Policy as well as the ABA guidebook, Protecting Law Firms Against Management Liability Threats.
Eileen joined Ames & Gough in 2007. Prior to that, she served as a claims manager and inside counsel for both Travelers Insurance Company and Wausau Insurance Company. She also was a litigation and risk manager for the American Red Cross and spent seven years with LexisNexis as a strategic market planning manager, developing key insurance and legal products for Fortune 500 companies, law firms, and insurers.
Eileen received her law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law, a market strategy certificate from Georgetown University, and her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the College of Wooster.