Service Philosophy

Building a trusted relationship with our clients is at the core of what we do and who we are. Our CLIENT FIRST culture enables us to operate as a long-term partner helping our client grow.

Service Philosophy

Ames & Gough’s service philosophy is based on:

Industry Expertise

Our concentration of industry expertise enables Ames & Gough to better understand and manage clients’ risks. We serve only five industries: law firms, architects and engineers, contractors and construction professionals, consultants, and professional associations and not-for-profits.

A Commitment to CLIENT FIRST Service

This commitment is evidenced in various ways including:

  • Senior Partner Involvement With Day-To-Day Client Service – Our senior partners spend more than 90 percent of their time providing service to clients and less than 10 percent of their time managing.
  • Strategic Advice – We provide insightful insurance program and risk management advice that enables our clients to improve profits and enhance asset protection.
  • Partnership and Client Advocacy – We work to develop mutually beneficial relationships with our clients and take our role as YOUR broker seriously.
  • Responsiveness – We are committed to being available when you need us. Structurally audemars piguet replica we have no geographic or other artificial constraints that prevent any of our experts from working on your behalf.
  • Get the Details Right – Ames & Gough puts a high premium on error free work. We believe this is a realistic goal due to low staff turnover, a highly technical focus, processes that require double checking work, and senior partners’ daily involvement with our clients’ work product.

We offer a simple business proposition: A team of quality people with significant professional liability and industry-specific experience; who are focused on providing sound advice and becoming a long-term partner for our clients.

In the News

Underwriting Consideration for D&O Insurance

Underwriting Consideration for D&O Insurance

Directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance is an insurance coverage sought by private and non-profit organizations to help protect their executives from costly legal actions. Over the years, insurance companies have refined their underwriting practices for D&O insurance to reward organizations that implement proactive risk management measures.

2022 Mid-Year Market Outlook – Cyber Insurance

2022 Mid-Year Market Outlook – Cyber Insurance

The past year has seen a rapidly hardening cyber insurance market as cyberattacks have surged in both cost and frequency. This increase in attacks has, in turn, resulted in a rise in cyber insurance claims and subsequent underwriting losses. Amid these market conditions, most policyholders experienced higher cyber insurance rates at their 2022 renewals, with many insureds seeing double-digit rate increases.

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

Phone: (703) 827-2277