Poaching News

AmTrust Title Agrees to Pay $1.25M to New York State Over ‘No-Poach’ Agreements

A title insurer and its agency have agreed to pay $1.25 million in penalties for engaging in “no-poach” agreements with their competitors in likely violation of New York State labor laws. According to New York Attorney General Letitia James, as …

A.J. Gallagher Alleges Alliant’s Poaching ‘Playbook’ Has Cost It Employees, Clients

California-based insurance broker Alliant is again being sued over an alleged poaching scam, this time by rival Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Gallagher claims Alliant, with assistance and capital from its private equity partner Stone Point Capital, has engaged in …

Applied Underwriters’ Centauri Files $30M ‘Poaching’ Suit Against Wellington Insurance

A Florida-based managing general agency has filed a $30 million poaching lawsuit against three former executives and the agency they jumped to while it was in the process of being acquired. Centauri Specialty Insurance Holdings (CSIH) and Centauri Specialty Managers …

Alliant Handed Victory over Aon in 1 of 3 ‘Poaching’ Suits

A jury in Fresno, Calif. has ruled against Aon Corp. in yet another poaching lawsuit that involves the U.K. brokerage and rival Alliant Insurance Services. The jury rejected every claim by Aon levied against Newport Beach, Calif.-based Alliant and 10 …