FORT LAUDERDALE and TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – June 1, 2015 – Fred E. Karlinsky, shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A., moderated the insurance commissioners panel at the Hill Country Classic Leadership Forum presented by AmeriLife last month in Clearwater, Florida.
In addition to Karlinsky, participants included Commissioner Michael Chaney of Mississippi, Commissioner John Doak of Oklahoma, Commissioner Jim Donelon of Louisiana, and Commissioner Wayne Goodwin of North Carolina. Since inception in the 1900s, the Hill Country Classic charity golf tournament has raised millions of dollars for worthy charities including March of Dimes, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Ronald McDonald House Cancer Support Community, Kidz1stFund, Clearwater Marine Aquarium and more.
Karlinsky is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig's Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Practice Group and a shareholder within the Government Law & Policy Group. He represents insurers, reinsurers, producers and other insurance interests throughout the U.S. and internationally in a wide variety of business, operational, regulatory, transactional and governmental matters. Recognized as one of the top insurance lawyers by Chambers and Partners, Karlinsky has extensive knowledge of insurance compliance matters and is a sought-after thought leader who has spoken and presented papers to insurance executives and governmental officials, both nationally and internationally.
Karlinsky received a bachelor's degree from the University of Miami and a Juris Doctorate from the Florida State University College of Law, where he currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law.