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 Warranties Are Not Covered by Professional Liability Policies

Why Warranties Are Not Covered by Professional Liability Policies

Contractors warrant their work in every contract. This is appropriate because they are doing work and have agreed to do it correctly or fix it if it is incorrect. Likewise, equipment is warranted. It works or doesn’t, and if it doesn’t, it should be made to work. When providing work or equipment, warranties and guarantees are appropriate. The expectation is that you will provide what you’ve promised to deliver. Read More

HR Insight: Inflation’s Impact on 2023 Open Enrollment

HR Insight: Inflation’s Impact on 2023 Open Enrollment

Many employees are currently feeling financially strained because of inflation. With open enrollment fast approaching, inflation could impact the choices employees make when it comes to their benefits. Employees are likely to consider which benefits matter the most and how to optimize the money they spend on those offerings. As a result, this year’s open enrollment may be more challenging than usual for employers and benefits providers. This article explores how inflation is impacting employees’ benefits selections and approaches to open enrollment and outlines what employers can do to help. Read More

News Brief: Wages Increase Near the Pace of Inflation

News Brief: Wages Increase Near the Pace of Inflation

According to HR services provider ADP, salaries have been rising rapidly, nearly on par with inflation. Year-over-year pay raises increased by 7.6% leading up to August 2022, compared to an average of around 2% in early 2021. While pay has increased overall, its growth has flattened since April. Read More

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