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Fred Karlinsky is a Shareholder and Global Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Practice Group. Fred has nearly 30 years of experience representing the interests of insurers, reinsurers and a wide variety of other insurance-related entities. He is a recognized authority on national insurance regulatory and compliance issues and has taken a leadership position in many insurance trade organizations. Recognized as the only Band 1 Florida insurance lawyer by Chambers & Partners and one of the most influential leaders in Florida politics by City & State Florida and INFLUENCE Magazine, Fred has in-depth knowledge of insurance compliance matters and has been a primary strategist in virtually all types of Florida insurance-related legislative initiatives. Fred has also been listed in The Best Lawyers in AmericaSuper LawyersFlorida Trend 500 and Florida Trend’s “Legal Elite” for his work in insurance law. In addition to his role with Greenberg Traurig, Fred has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Florida State University College of Law since 2008, where he teaches a course on Insurance Law and Risk Management. Fred currently chairs the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission, which he has served on since 2014. Four of the seven current sitting Justices of the Florida Supreme Court have been appointed during Fred’s tenure on the JNC.

On June 7, 2017, the U.S. House Financial Services Committee held a hearing entitled “Flood Insurance Reform: A Taxpayer’s Perspective.” The hearing examined the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and
Continue Reading U.S. House Financial Services Committee Hearing on Flood Insurance Reform and Passes Legislation

Nanette Aguirre, a shareholder in the New York office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, participated in a National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Finance and Law program on Dec.
Continue Reading Shareholder Nanette Aguirre Spoke at the National Association of Black Accountants Finance and Law Program at Baruch College

Greenberg Traurig and the ACC Southern California Financial Services Committee hosted a Hot Topics & Recent Developments in Financial Services Law program on Aug. 6 in Los Angeles. The interactive roundtable program discussion was led by Greenberg Traurig shareholders, Jennifer Gray and Eric Rowen, co-chair of the Real Estate Litigation Practice and chair of the western region Real Estate Litigation Practice.

The program included a discussion of three significant cases that will be heard by Supreme Court next term. Each of these cases carries the potential to significantly expand class action exposure for by financial institutions.Continue Reading Jennifer Gray and Eric Rowen Spoke at a Greenberg Traurig and ACC Southern California Financial Services Program