Gina’s extensive experience in the insurance industry and deep knowledge of the state’s workers’ compensation law and Florida’s legal system will make her an important member of our team
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 09, 2014
Adelson, Testan, Brundo, Novell & Jimenez (ATB), a national workers’ compensation defense firm, today announced it has established an office in Orlando and appointed Gina M. Jacobs as managing attorney in the new office.
The addition of the Orlando office gives ATB two locations in Florida (ATB’s other office is in Fort Lauderdale) and 24 offices in 12 states. Established in 1996, ATB has more than 140 professionals serving clients across the U.S.
“Our client engagements continue to grow in Florida as more employers seek our assistance with complex workers’ compensation cases and closure initiatives,” said Steven C. Testan, founder and senior managing partner of ATB. “Gina’s extensive experience in the insurance industry and deep knowledge of the state’s workers’ compensation law and Florida’s legal system will make her an important member of our team and a valuable resource to our clients. At the same time, the addition of the Orlando office gives us a strong presence from which to serve clients throughout Central Florida.”
Ms. Jacobs has nearly 20 years of experience in the insurance industry. She began her career in 1994 in Florida and has held positions with two leading third-party administrators and a national insurance carrier as an insurance adjuster. Before joining ATB, she was an attorney with an insurance defense law firm, where her practice focused on workers’ compensation defense litigation.
A licensed instructor with the State of Florida for continuing education credit courses, she earned a B.A. degree cum laude in Public Communications from Florida Atlantic University. She holds a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center where she achieved pro bono honors for volunteer work in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and legal aid efforts in Broward County. In each of the past two years, Ms. Jacobs has received an Excellence Award from InTouch Magazine, recognizing superior workers’ compensation legal services in insurance.
About Adelson, Testan, Brundo, Novell & Jimenez
Established in 1996, Adelson, Testan, Brundo, Novell & Jimenez (ATB) is a national workers’ compensation defense firm, employer’s liability and related matters as well as the defense of its clients in personal injury and civil litigation cases. With more than 140 professionals serving the litigation needs of insurance companies, third-party administrators and self-insured employers, ATB has the breadth of resources needed to assess large portfolios of cases, facilitate critical decisions on closure opportunities and provide experienced litigators to follow through on complex matters. Please visit our website for more information.