FORT LAUDERDALE and TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2017) – Fred E. Karlinsky, Shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of global law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A., participated on the “CRC – An insider’s View on Amending Florida’s Constitution” panel at the Broward County Bar Association’s Bench & Bar Convention, held in Fort Lauderdale on Oct. 20, 2017. Karlinsky serves on the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) as Chair of the Finance and Taxation Committee and member of the Rules and Administration Committee.
In addition to Karlinsky, other panelists included Florida Bar Board of Governors Constitution Committee Members Gary S. Lesser and Leslie J. Lott. The panel was moderated by Constitution Revision Commissioner Belinda Keiser.
Karlinsky is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Practice and a shareholder within the Government Law & Policy Group. He has 25 years of experience representing the interests of insurers, reinsurers and a wide variety of other insurance-related entities on their regulatory, transactional, corporate and governmental affairs matters. Karlinsky 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 to insurance executives and governmental officials, both nationally and internationally.
He has been a primary strategist in all types of insurance-related legislative and regulatory initiatives for all kinds of insurance, including homeowners, automobile, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice and other lines of property and casualty and life and health insurance.
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.