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Entrusted since 1957

Securing Your Financial Future – Entrusted since 1957

Professional Liability Insurance FAQs

  • PLI provides additional legal consultations, at no additional cost, for pre-complaint, preventative, and other federal employee matters even when they fall outside of program parameters.
  • Coverage counsel prior to DOJ’s determination of scope and interest
  • DOJ monitoring counsel, when necessary
  • Worldwide coverage for employees serving outside of CONUS, and coverage for investigations and disciplinary actions that are held in abeyance pending a foreign service grievance board appeal and other final action
  • Congressional hearing coverage if you are a target or subject in the proceeding

GEBA’s Professional Liability Insurance will follow you wherever you go within the civilian federal government. As long as you continue to pay your premium, your coverage will remain active.  

You are not covered for: 

  • Prior acts if you had knowledge of the act or the act occurred prior to your retroactive date 
  • Any event that is covered under workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, disability benefits law, or other similar law 
  • Damages that arise from your willful commitment of, or knowledge about, a violation of a penal statute or ordinance 
  • Damages that arise out of intentional acts of fraud that you committed or directed someone else to commit 
  • Liability you assume under any contract or agreement 

For complete terms and conditions, please refer to the policy.


Yes. There is a 36-month grace period following the termination of this insurance to cover events that occurred while the original coverage was in effect. 

Yes, the plan will provide coverage to the member anywhere in the world. 

Contact GEBA immediately at (800) 826-1126. Our staff will put you in contact with a covered lawyer. Do not seek a lawyer on your own or your expenses may not be covered. 


Legal representation led by the panel of attorneys at Shaw Bransford & Roth who have extensive experience and proven success in representing federal employees. Policyholders may also be represented by nationally ranked firms when specific expertise and knowledge is necessary to successfully defend them.

The policy provides $1,000,000 in coverage for judgments and $100,000 for administrative and legal fees.

All federal employees who are working at least 17.5 hours per week are eligible to enroll in GEBA’s Professional Liability Insurance plan. This coverage is not available to sponsored family members, retirees, and military.

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GEBA is a nonprofit employee benefit association created by NSA employees in 1957. Our goal is to offer high quality insurance products at great prices that has our members’ best interests in mind. GEBA has been serving federal employees for over 60 years, and you can count on us to be there for you and your family.

GEBA membership is available to ALL civilian federal employees and retirees, including the military. Membership in GEBA is free and continues as long as you maintain a plan with GEBA.

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