Veteran Life, Health and Disability Insurance Litigation Attorneys Mark Greenberg and Leonor Lagomasino Join Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in Miami

April 29, 2015

Coral Gables, FL — The national law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is pleased to announce that veteran life, health and disability insurance litigation attorneys Mark D. Greenberg and Leonor M. Lagomasino have joined the firm as partners in the Miami office. Both will be members of the firm's Business Litigation Practice.

"Mark and Leo add significant depth in Florida to our national life, health and disability insurance litigation practice. Both are highly respected by in-house counsel and peers and have long provided excellent representation to life, health and disability insurers and others across the United States," said Daniel K. Ryan, chair of Hinshaw's Business Litigation Practice Group. "The addition of these outstanding attorneys continues Hinshaw's expansion in South Florida and its national strategic direction to build our representation of insurers," added Ronald L. Kammer, partner-in-charge of Hinshaw's Miami office.

"Hinshaw's national insurance litigation practice, with a large platform in place, outstanding reputation in the life, health and disability industry, and exceptionally talented attorneys are just some of the reasons why we have long respected the firm," said Lagomasino. Added Greenberg, "We are excited to be a part of the team and to help the firm further expand its capacity to help clients in local matters and nationally."

Lagomasino joins Hinshaw from Carlton Fields Jorden Burt in Miami, where she was a shareholder. With 28 years of experience, her litigation practice focuses on the defense of individual and group life, health and disability claims, including ERISA, first party claims, and commercial litigation. Lagomasino vice-chairs DRI's Life, Health and Disability/ERISA Committee and is a frequent speaker at this and other industry organizations. She also is active in the South Florida community, where she serves on the boards of both the Deering Estate Foundation and the Dade Heritage Trust, and is a member of the United Way Women's Leadership Circle. Lagomasino earned her J.D. from the University of Florida's Fredric G. Levin College of Law and her B.B.A., cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans.

Greenberg also joins Hinshaw from Carlton Fields Jorden Burt in Miami, where he was a shareholder. A seasoned trial and appellate litigator whose legal career spans 34 years, he focuses his practice on counseling, alternative dispute resolution and litigation of life, health and disability insurance-related matters arising under ERISA, group and individual policies, and contractual disputes. Greenberg is active in several organizations, including DRI and its Life, Health and Disability/ERISA Committee. He earned his J.D. from the University of Florida's Fredric G. Levin College of Law and his B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a national law firm with approximately 500 attorneys providing coordinated legal services across the United States and in London. Hinshaw lawyers partner with businesses, governmental entities and individuals to help them effectively address legal challenges and seize opportunities. Founded in 1934, the firm represents clients in complex litigation and in regulatory and transactional matters.

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