Fred E. Karlinsky

Fred E. Karlinsky

Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Fred Karlinsky is a Shareholder and Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Insurance

Regulatory and Transactions Practice Group. Fred has over 30 years of experience

representing the interests of insurers, reinsurers, and a wide variety of other

insurance-related entities. He is a recognized authority on national insurance

regulatory and compliance issues and has taken a leadership position in many

insurance trade organizations. Fred has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America,

Super Lawyers, Florida Trend 500, and Florida Trend’s “Legal Elite” for his work in

insurance law.


Fred is recognized as the only Band 1 Florida insurance lawyer by Chambers &

Partners and one of the most influential leaders in Florida politics by City & State

Florida and INFLUENCE Magazine. He has in-depth knowledge of insurance

compliance matters and is a primary strategist in all Florida insurance-related

legislative initiatives. In addition to his role with Greenberg Traurig, Fred has been

an Adjunct Professor of Law at Florida State University College of Law since 2008.

Since 2014, Fred has served on and currently chairs the Florida Supreme Court

Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC), which appointed five of the seven current

sitting Justices on the Florida Supreme Court during his tenure on the JNC.


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