Katherine Donlon Speaks to the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – Tampa

5/19/2014

Katherine Donlon recently spoke to the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – Tampa Chapter.  Her May 15 presentation, entitled  “Orange is NOT the New Black”, focused on protective measures one can take to avoid being sued in business today.

Topics covered included:

  • I’m a Good Broker, Why Should I Worry?
  • What Do I Do If I Receive a Complaint?
  • How Can I Help My Defense?
  • How Could I Have Prevented This Situation?

For more information on Kacy’s lecture or her areas of expertise, please call the firm at 813.347.5100.

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Kacy’s experience includes the representation of national and regional brokerage and insurance firms in arbitration and court proceedings brought by customers involving variable annuities, mutual funds, REITs, equity securities, viaticals, and other investment products. In addition to litigation, Kacy has represented many clients in investigations and enforcement actions by regulatory bodies such as the SEC, FINRA, and state securities and insurance regulators. She also counsels clients on compliance issues.Kacy has practiced in the area of commercial litigation for the past 17 years and her main concentration is the defense of businesses and individuals involved in the securities and financial services industries. She also has experience in a broad spectrum of commercial litigation matters, including employment disputes, class actions, business torts, and contract disputes. Kacy has handled complex matters in federal and state court as well as in arbitration, including the successful defense of numerous matters involving allegations relating to the sale of variable and equity-indexed annuities and other insurance product sales practices.

Admitted in both Florida and Alabama, Kacy is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America. In 2010, the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association awarded her its highest award, the George C. Carr award, for excellence in federal practice and service to the Federal Bar.