May General Meeting: Wednesday May 16th 11:30-1pm Ocala Elk’s Lodge
Guest Speaker: Tim Meenan
Topic: Legislative Update
Timothy J. Meenan serves as the firm’s managing shareholder. While Deputy Treasurer for the State of Florida, Tim oversaw Florida’s four billion dollar State Treasury as well as three other divisions of the Florida Department of Insurance, including the Division of Risk Management. He also served for three years as the Executive Assistant to the Florida Insurance Commissioner, where he helped formulate and implement legislative and regulatory proposals for the Department. Tim received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida State University, serving as President of the Student Body, and received his Juris Doctor from Florida State University College of Law.
Involved in the political process throughout his professional career, Tim served as campaign manager for a Florida Cabinet race and a United States Senate campaign. He was appointed by Governor Bob Graham as a member of the Postsecondary Education Planning Commission.
Tim’s practice focuses on regulatory law before numerous state agencies, with an emphasis on insurance company regulation. He has assisted specialty insurers and other regulated entities with obtaining licensure, has represented life and health insurers and health maintenance organizations with various regulatory problems, and has helped numerous property and casualty insurance companies resolve their disputes with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.
As General Counsel for several insurer trade associations, Tim has worked on regulatory and legislative matters affecting the insurance, home warranty and service contract industries in Florida and nationally. He has participated in rule challenges on behalf of numerous clients. His practice also focuses extensively in the legislative arena. Tim has served as the in-house general counsel of a nationwide service outsourcing company, and has assisted insurers and other companies regarding the acquisition and sale of regulated entities.
Tim currently serves as Board Counsel to the Florida Insurance Guaranty Association and has achieved an AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review ratings of professional excellence.