Mitch Cohen Promoted to Vice President at New Day Underwriting Managers

Hamilton, NJ, May 28, 2015 --( Mitch Cohen, P.E. has been promoted to Vice President – Construction Division from Assistant Vice President at New Day Underwriting Managers LLC, a leading specialty intermediary of high-quality environmental and construction-related professional liability insurance coverage. Cohen joined New Day in 2009 and has since worked with the company’s national network of broker partners to secure environmental and construction-related professional liability insurance for contractors, architects, engineers and developers based throughout the United States.

“For the past six years, Mitch has helped our firm grow into an extremely reliable and informed resource for agents, brokers and their customers,” says Jefferey S. Lejfer, the company’s President and CEO. “His extensive civil engineering experience and in-depth insurance knowledge have not only helped numerous construction firms address fundamental risk management issues in this rapidly changing marketplace, but also made him a valued and trusted asset among co-workers and clients alike.”

For the past 28 years, Cohen has worked within the technical environmental and professional liability industries as a structural engineer, construction manager, environmental contractor, environmental consultant and insurance broker. Prior to New Day, Cohen honed his insurance and risk management skills at Aon Environmental Services Group, where he specialized in contractor's pollution and construction-related professional liability coverages. This included the development of a nationally-recognized workshop designed to assist construction firms with mold exposure challenges.

As an accomplished industry instructor, Cohen has also taught numerous sessions across the U.S. on environmental and professional liability risk management. This includes hosting three-day workshops on Environmental Compliance and Auditing for national clients; facilitating "Environmental Risk Management: Identifying Environmental Exposures" training; and presenting continuing education courses for the CPCU Atlanta Chapter on topics like "Environmental Risk Management," "The Expanding Professional Liability Exposure for General Contractors" and "Environmental Risk Management and Mold."

Cohen holds an M.A. in Education from Siegel College in Beachwood, Ohio and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech. A resident of Decatur, Georgia, Cohen is also a licensed professional engineer and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He can be reached at 609-298-3516 ext. 107 or

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New Day Underwriting Managers LLC is a specialty resource for agents and brokers, assisting them and their clients in finding appropriate, high-quality environmental and construction-related professional liability insurance coverages. The company offers agents and brokers single-point access to an ample portfolio of products and services provided by the nation's largest environmental and professional liability insurance providers. More information about the company is available on their website at
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