Colodny Fass Shareholders Mike Colodny and Katherine Webb Ranked Among Chambers USA 2013 Top Insurance Lawyers

Jul 18, 2013

Firm Also Ranked Among the Top Insurance Law Firms in Florida

Colodny Fass Shareholders Mike Colodny and Katherine S. Webb were named in Chambers USA 2013 among the top insurance lawyers in Florida. Chambers also recognized the Firm as one of the top insurance regulatory law practices in the state.

Of the Firm, Chambers USA writes: “This major insurance regulatory presence has enduring connections to the most prominent regulators across the country and a great depth of industry knowledge. Its practitioners stand out for their responsiveness to client needs and ability to tackle challenging cases.”

According to sources consulted to rate Colodny Fass and its attorneys, Managing Partner Mike Colodny is hailed as a “fountain of knowledge” in regulatory matters, with a talent for devising strategy and moving resources. “I don’t think our company would be around without him,” one client remarked.

Each year, Chambers USA ranks America’s leading law firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas. The research is conducted through countless in-depth interviews with clients, industry leaders and others, as well as through independent research. The Chambers organization is known for the independence and objectivity of its research. Since 1990, the editors have published the world’s leading guides to the legal profession. In addition to the USA Edition, Chambers produces guides in Asia, Europe, Latin America and a Global Guide.

For nearly four decades, Colodny Fass has represented clients in the U.S. and abroad in insurance regulatory law, government relations, administrative and transactional law, employment law and commercial litigation. The Firm has been recognized internationally for several years as one of the top insurance law firms by Reactions, an international insurance publication, as well as a 2013 “Law Firm of the Year” for Insurance Regulatory Law and Insurance Litigation by DealMakers Country Awards. Additionally, the Firm was named as one of Florida Trend magazine’s “Top Five Lobbying Firms” and “2012 Law Firm of the Year” by Lawyers World, a publication devoted to corporate law.

Mr. Colodny, who serves as Managing Partner, focuses his practice on insurance regulatory law, governmental affairs and representation of insurance companies, Fortune 1000 companies and banks before government agencies and quasi-judicial public boards and commissions. As former General Counsel for the Florida Residential Property and Casualty Joint Underwriting Association and its successor, Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, he was instrumental in negotiating several billion dollars in related catastrophe claims funding.

Katherine Webb heads the Firm’s Lobbying and Governmental Consulting Division in Tallahassee. In her lobbying and regulatory work, she represents clients before the legislative and executive branches of government. A recipient of the “Outstanding Lobbying Efforts” award from the Florida Insurance Council, she serves as Florida legal counsel and lobbyist for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, as well as the Florida Property and Casualty Association. In 2011, she was appointed as an Adjunct Professor by the Florida State University College of Law.