Protecting public sector resources to better serve communities

With backgrounds in governmental affairs, law, and compliance, Gallagher Bassett's public sector practice leaders are skilled in recognizing and adapting to the specific needs and concerns of today's public entities.

From cyber-attack vulnerabilities and defects in aging infrastructure to ongoing compliance concerns and changing regulations, the risk exposures in the public sector continue to evolve. Public entities are constantly under pressure to meet the growing needs of the communities they serve and demonstrate responsibility with public funds.

Because our experienced team understands these goals, we can provide collaboration and partnership to our public sector clients. Our tailored claims and risk management solutions help ensure superior outcomes for the community and effective management of public resources.

From school districts to state governments, our clients trust us to help them mitigate risks and manage cost-effective programs in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Claims management for Workers' Compensation, property liability, and cyber liability
  • Loss prevention through risk control solutions like our Environmental Health & Safety programs and training options
  • Specialized solutions for intergovernmental risk pools and captives.

Our public sector experience

By the numbers


New Claims

Claims Handled

$5.1 Billion
Total Incurred

Figures represent 2023 year-end results and include all coverages.

Case study and testimonial: Public entity success stories

Using our proven best practices, our knowledgeable professionals work collaboratively to match your program goals and expectations with the right risk management and claims handling solutions. Here is just one example of success.

Actionable data insights and customized training program drives positive claims results and a superior client experience

Learn how we supported our client with a customized growth strategy to meet and exceed the customer service needs of our clients by achieving average quality scores of over 90% across key metrics while maintaining high standards of claims handling.


Things could not be going better. The team has done a great job with communication and ensuring files are handled and closed effectively. Our pool Boards have been very complimentary of overall service and communication. GB's team has a strong grasp of everything we do on the public entity pooling side.

Claims Consultant, National Brokerage Partner

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Claims handling solutions that help reduce risk exposures for public entities

While we handle all types of insurance claims, the most common liabilities we manage for our public entity clients include:

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Property
  • General Liability
  • Auto Liability
  • Cyber and Tech E&O Liability
  • Professional and Executive Liability.

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Specialized services for repetitive tasks and working with machinery

In addition to claims management, we partner with manufacturing clients on a variety of workplace risk mitigation strategies. These are some key elements of our solutions:

  • On-site and web-based safety and regulatory training for workers and supervisors
  • Machine guarding services to protect operators from accidental contact injuries
  • Assessments of workstation setup to ensure proper ergonomics and limit injury from repetitive tasks.

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Greg McKenna

Greg McKenna

National Practice Leader Public Sector
Megan Doah

Megan Doah

Account Executive — National Practice Public Sector
Joe  Zinga

Joe Zinga

EVP — Risk Management

Make Gallagher Bassett your partner to help deliver your purpose

Our commitment to effective resource management and exceptional customer service will help relieve the pressure on your team to address the needs of your internal and external constituents.

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