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To Mitigating Your Risk


Providing Customized Coverage That Fits The Needs of YOUR Business


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Fully Committed To Empowering You To Protect Your Business Every Day


At Ames & Gough we are committed to providing the absolute best professional insurance and risk management services in the industry. We have spent a great deal of time focusing on specific industries to ensure we have a solid understanding of your needs.

Architects & Engineers

Known as a leading national risk management consultant for design professionals, Ames & Gough differentiates itself by being true specialists with the knowledge, skill, and resources essential to meeting the complex needs of the design community.

Contractors & Construction

We understand the complex nature of construction risks. Over the years, Ames & Gough has built strong relationships with carriers that specialize in this area, to keep our clients informed of emerging risks and apply the right solutions to address the changing needs of our clients.

Law Firms

Ames & Gough has proven expertise assisting law firms, large and small, to protect their assets and reduce their cost of risk. Today’s commercial market vary greatly, for that reason, we maintain deep knowledge and understanding of the professional liability insurance marketplace and foster personal relationships with key underwriters.

Associations & NonProfits

You need a specialized broker experienced in association and nonprofit insurance that aligns with your mission. Ames & Gough provides professional liability, property/casualty, D&O, and other management liability insurance placement and risk management advice for these organizations and our services are tailored to help protect your assets and reduce your cost of risk.

Government Entities

Building on our leadership team’s considerable construction-related expertise, Ames & Gough has developed a specialty practice in working with state departments of transportation, governmental entities and agencies on risk and insurance issues related to their construction projects, including public-private partnerships (P3). Ames & Gough provides a full range of insurance, surety, and risk management services that public entities require for successful construction projects.

Other Professionals

Drawing upon its extensive experience over the years in working with our core market segments Ames & Gough has organically grown another core area of expertise. We provide insurance placement and risk management advice for a broad spectrum of businesses in such sectors as technology, management consulting, accounting, professional staffing, and real estate/property management.


Ames & Gough has gone above and beyond in delivering on all their promises and commitments to AGC of America and its Chapters. Their responsiveness and insurance acumen have set them apart from other brokers we’ve worked with.

Monique T. Valentine, CPA, CFO

Associated General Contractors of America

Ames & Gough’s expertise in insurance and risk issues important to our association has been obvious. They have been quick to identify issues and opportunities and follow-through to improve our coverage and save us money. We highly recommend Ames & Gough to any association seeking a professional insurance broker partner.
David Fitzsimmons

VP of Finance & Accounting, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Ames & Gough has worked closely, proactively, and successfully with our law firm. They have been very effective at obtaining the best insurance coverage for the best price. Additionally, the personnel have been extremely responsive on all our risk management issues. They are very knowledgeable, and we are glad they are an integral part of our team.

Steve Leonard

Chief Operating Officer, Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP

Ames & Gough has always been very responsive to our queries, large or small, for contract review and situations regarding potential liability. They have provided immediate answers to quick questions, offering clear advice and direction, and have responded promptly on the more comprehensive requests.

Suzette Bois

Controller , SMRT, Inc.

We have a lot of vendors, but Ames & Gough is not a vendor, they are our partners!

Kevin Kokal

Founder & Owner, Alliance Engineering, Inc.


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Headquarters: 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 980, McLean, Virginia 22102-3616 

Phone: (703) 827-2277