Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate Shareholder Fred Karlinsky Named Top Entrepreneur by Business Leader Media
February 24th, 2012
Above: Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate Shareholder Fred Karlinsky
Nationally recognized insurance and governmental affairs attorney Fred Karlinsky was named one of the Top 50 Entrepreneurs in South Florida by Business Leader Media. Karlinsky was selected out of more than 3,000 entries and was honored at an award ceremony on February 20, 2012, at the Banker's Club in Miami.
Each year, Business Leader's Top 50 Entrepreneurs Awards recognize the top entrepreneurs of South Florida who lead innovative, high achieving companies that contribute to their industries and business communities.
Mr. Karlinsky, a shareholder with Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate, is a respected leader in the fields of insurance regulatory law and government affairs, as well as insurance transactional law. He is a frequent guest speaker on insurance legislative and regulatory matters at national, international and corporate insurance conferences. Mr. Karlinsky also helped establish Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate's annual statewide insurance conference in Florida that attracts more than 500 insurance and reinsurance executives, state and federal regulators and elected leaders, as well as other related industry professionals. He is admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Florida State University College of Law. Mr. Karlinsky was also named in Chambers USA 2011 among the top insurance lawyers in Florida.
Mr. Karlinsky holds the highest rating of "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named in Florida Trend's Legal Elite, as well as the Top Lawyers Section of the South Florida Legal Guide, and inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers magazine. He has also helped the firm attain the AM Best "Best Recommended Attorney" status and was named a "Key Partner" in 2010 by the South Florida Business Journal.
Among his professional association involvement, Mr. Karlinsky was elected to the Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) in 2011, and appointed to the Florida State University (FSU) Foundation Board of Trustees that same year. He holds memberships with the American Bar Association, Broward County Bar Association, Miami-Dade County Bar Association, Tallahassee Bar Association, AmComp, the American Corporate Counsel Association, the Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists, the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators and the Federation of Regulatory Counsel ("FORC").
He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Miami and his Juris Doctor from Florida State University College of Law.