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Greenberg Traurig’s Fred Karlinsky Receives Outstanding Leadership Award from the Florida Insurance Council

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2014) – Fred Karlinsky, Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Insurance Regulatory & Transactions Practice Group of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P .A. was honored with the Outstanding Leadership Award by the Florida Insurance Council.

The Florida Insurance Council was established in 1962 to serve as the industry voice in legislative, regulatory, judicial and executive branch forums. The Council represents 31 insurance groups – consisting of 236 companies – that write over $33 billion a year in insurance coverage and provide all lines of coverage.

“I am honored to receive this recognition and proud to be involved with an organization that continues to play a critical role in promoting and protecting the viability of the Florida insurance market,” Karlinsky said.

“Fred has consistently been a market leader in Florida,” said Cecil Pearce, President of the Florida Insurance Council. “The Council wanted to recognize him for his years of service in making Florida a great place to do business.”

At Greenberg Traurig, Karlinsky represents the interests of insurers, reinsurers and a wide variety of other insurance-related entities on their regulatory, transactional, corporate and governmental affairs matters. He is a recognized authority on national insurance regulatory and compliance issues and has taken a leadership position in many insurance trade organizations, has led many industry-driven legislative and regulatory initiatives, and is a sought after thought leader who has spoken and presented papers to insurance executives and governmental officials, both nationally and internationally.