Cynthia Stilwell

Cynthia Stilwell joined FOJP in 2012 as Vice President, Professional Liability Claims, responsible for the teams devoted to handling medical malpractice claims for our hospitals and physicians.

Cynthia’s career spans decades as a lawyer, handling hundreds of malpractice cases in state and federal courts in New York and other states across the country, and as a claims executive, responsible for claims staff, as well as policies and procedures for outside counsel. Cynthia was a vice president with Arch Insurance Group for 10 years, where she built the health care claims department. She was also responsible for litigation management for all business lines, including property, casualty, and directors’ and officers’ liability for Arch’s programs and national accounts.

Before joining Arch in 2002, she was director of medical liability claims at Zurich U.S. In that role, she managed a 40-member national team of claim and risk management professionals working with physicians, hospitals, and long-term care facilities. Cynthia started her career at Hartford Insurance Company and then worked at Hanover Insurance Company.

Cynthia has a BA from the University of New Hampshire and a JD from Rutgers Law School.