Government Entities

We help clients consider all probable outcomes before they occur to help minimize the impact of risk on a project

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. The deep experience of our professionals in all areas of public sector construction enables us to work efficiently on behalf of our clients and to provide cost-effective advice and counsel. By working with Ames & Gough early in the process our expertise can help to mitigate many of the risk’s government entities face. Let Ames & Gough help you today!

Key Contacts

Dan Knise
Chief Executive Officer/ Chair / Partner
Washington, DC
Email: dknise@amesgough.com
Phone: 703.827.2277

Mike Herlihy
Executive Vice President / Partner
Boston, MA
Email: mherlihy@amesgough.com
Phone: 617.328.6555

Rob Hughes
Senior Vice President/Partner
Philadelphia, PA
Email: rhughes@amesgough.com
Phone: 610.547.0663

News

Why All The Jury Waivers?

Why All The Jury Waivers?

In the last few weeks, every contract I’ve reviewed has included the waiver of a jury trial.  I used to see them now and then, but the prevalence of them recently seems a new development to me.  While I don’t believe the provision creates a coverage issue, it has me scratching my head… Read More

AMES & GOUGH APPOINTS URI GUTFREUND AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, LAW FIRM PRACTICE

AMES & GOUGH APPOINTS URI GUTFREUND AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, LAW FIRM PRACTICE

WASHINGTON, DC, March 23, 2022 – Ames & Gough, a leading insurance broker and risk management consultant specializing in serving law firms, design professionals, associations/nonprofits and other professional service organizations, today announced the appointment of Uri Gutfreund as a senior vice president focusing on law firms.

What is the Problem with Agreeing to Liquidated Damages?

What is the Problem with Agreeing to Liquidated Damages?

It is commonplace for a liquidated damages clause to be contained in an Owner/Contractor agreement.  This makes sense because the completion date is generally significant to an owner, and the contractor has submitted a price for their work and has agreed in their contract to a completion date.   By the time the contractor is awarded the contract, they usually have the contract documents, and they have used them to price the job and complete a construction schedule.  Once a notice to proceed is issued to the contractor, the contractor controls the schedule… Read More

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