Not sure if any of us know Hammond, Martin or Smith, but we do know Walsh, Larry Walsh that is. Larry has been THE insurance go to guy for the local film and video industry for as long as anyone can remember. Larry is knowlegable, reliable and gives the straight scoop when you need it. Insurance is not one of those things we really like to think about, but it is one of those things when you need you'll be glad you have it, and reget it if you don't
Hammond, Martin, Walsh & Smith Inc. can trace its roots to the founding of J.P. Hammond Company of San Francisco in 1908. They are a full service general insurance brokerage that specializes in all aspects of media and entertainment insurance. Over the years HMW&S have worked with clients as varied as Charles Schulz, Lucasfilm, Smuin Ballet, Theatre on the Square, Mavericks, Imogen Cunningham and many, many others. They have been asked to participate on panels for Washington Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, AICP, Women in Film, Film Arts Foundation and other industry organizations.
The insurance industry has seen many changes since 1908, but one thing has remained the same is the need for an experienced staff to determine needs, market the account, and handle claims . As the go to team for providing insurance to the production community you can count on HMW&S to give you the straight scoop on what is best for your situation. If you find yourself in a spot they have proved themselves time and again as the place to call when you find yourself in an unexpected jam.
So whether you need coverage as a producer or a party planner, an event promoter or an equipment rental company, deal with the internet or independent productions, are an author or a post production facility or any of the myriad other entertainment related firms Hammond Martin Walsh & Smith are our local insurance entertainment specialists. Give them a call.