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Woodruff Sawyer: Insuring Innovation

Great companies know that innovation requires risk. At Woodruff Sawyer we’ve been insuring client innovation for over 100 years. Our mission is simple: provide clients with deep expertise, thoughtful counsel, and fierce advocacy.

As one of the largest insurance brokerage and consulting firms in the US, Woodruff Sawyer protects the people and assets of more than 4,000 companies in property and casualty, management liability, cyber liability, employee benefits, and personal wealth management. Headquartered in San Francisco, we have offices throughout the US and global reach on six continents.

Our Practices

Safeguarding clients’ directors and officers against lawsuits and other liabilities with specialists in D&O, Errors & Omissions, M&A, Employment Practices and much more.

Developing and delivering winning programs to help clients attract and retain the best people, with maximum value for the cost. Services include HR Strategy, Data Analytics, Compliance, Employee Communications, International, Retirement Plans.

Aligning risk management strategy with overall business strategy to help clients deal with claims, liability, and complex litigation.

Helping to protect clients against the constantly evolving web of cyber exposures that all industries face today. Services include custom cyber liability insurance solutions, expertise in risk vulnerabilities, and industry-leading cybersecurity partnerships, loss control tools, and benchmarking.

Protecting the lifestyles and assets of successful families through high-net-worth risk management planning, personalized risk profiling, tailored comprehensive insurance coverage and claims resolution.

Our Focus Industries

Woodruff Sawyer At a Glance

For over 100 years, Woodruff Sawyer has been wholly independent and employee-owned. Our success comes from our focus on client-first service and long-term growth versus short-term results.

An early innovator in insurance coverage for Venture Capital, Woodruff Sawyer works with 250 venture firms including Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, DFJ, Accel Partners, and Benchmark.

Woodruff Sawyer represents Unicorns across social, healthcare & life sciences, green tech, big data, and the on-demand economy.
We’re a proud proponent of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Women account for 4 of the 7 members of the Woodruff Sawyer leadership team and 3 of the 8 board members.

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