Greenberg Traurig Attorney Fred E. Karlinsky Moderates Panel of Insurance Commissioners at the CLM Annual Conference

FORT LAUDERDALE and TALLAHASSEE, Fla. April 22, 2016Fred E. Karlinsky, a shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A moderated a panel titled, “Risk Management - Working with Industry: View from the Commissioner’s Office”  at the April 7 Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Fellow panelists included Commissioner Jim Ridling of the Alabama Department of Insurance; Commissioner Jim Donelon of the Louisiana Department of Insurance; and Commissioner Mike Kreidler of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner.

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 over twenty years of experience representing the interests of insurers, reinsurers and other insurance-related entities throughout the United States 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, a global attorney ranking organization, Karlinsky has an in-depth knowledge of insurance compliance matters.

Karlinsky has been a primary strategist in all types of Florida insurance-related legislative initiatives, including homeowners, automobile, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice and other lines of property and casualty, and life and health.  He is a recognized authority on national insurance regulatory and compliance issues 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.

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