FORT LAUDERDALE and TALLAHASSEE – August 18, 2017 – Fred E. Karlinsky, shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A. spoke at the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Financial Regulation Division Annual Training held in Austin, TX, from July 31 – August 2, 2017. Karlinsky presented on corporate governance, highlighting new filing requirements and general considerations for insurers, and co-presented on cybersecurity, discussing various applicable regulatory issues as well as data breach response and prevention best practices. Karlinsky’s co-presenter was Marlene Villela, Senior Associate at Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC.
Karlinsky is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig's Insurance Regulatory and Transactions Practice Group 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.
Karlinsky 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.