FORT LAUDERDALE and TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Feb. 3, 2016 – Fred E. Karlinsky, shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A., will serve as a member of the 16th Annual Florida Celebration of Reading statewide host committee. The Celebration of Reading, presented by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, will take place Feb. 5 in Bonita Springs.
Celebration of Reading activities include a private, intimate luncheon for top business supporters and members of the Bush family; a VIP cocktail reception and photo opportunity; and the always-entertaining reading event, featuring best-selling Guest Authors followed by dinner.
Karlinsky and his wife, Autumn, contribute regularly to the foundation and have helped to drive engagement in the Florida business community. Donations raised by the Karlinskys and others help to support the Foundation’s Teen Trendsetters Literacy program throughout the state of Florida.
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.
For more information about the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy and the Celebration of Reading, please visit barbarabush.org.