Fred W. Baggett: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Fred W. Baggett

Tallahassee Managing Shareholder
Tallahassee,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone850.425.8512

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 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Government Law & Policy
  • Gaming
  • Insurance Regulatory & Transactions
  • American Indian Law
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 850.425.8512
Fax: 850.681.0207
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Fred-W-Baggett
 
University University of Florida, B.A., 1967
 
Law SchoolFlorida State University College of Law, J.D., 1970
 
Admitted1970, Florida
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, American Bar Association
•Secretary, Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida
•Board Member, Capital City Country Club
•Former Adjunct Professor, Florida State University College of Law
•Former Chairman, Capital Cultural Center, Tallahassee, Florida
•Former Chairman, Tallahassee/Leon County Planning Agency
•Former Secretary, Florida Judicial Council

 
BornStuttgart, Arkansas, May 15, 1945
 
Biography

Fred W. Baggett is a senior member of the firm's National Government Law & Policy Practice. For the past 30 years, Fred has represented a broad range of the general business community, associations and governmental entities before federal, state and local agencies, and legislative bodies. A significant portion of his practice focuses on matters relating to health care, insurance, environment regulation, banking and finance, and business and professional regulation. Fred's practice also includes policy development and advocacy as well as administrative litigation. Fred also specializes in the lobbying of insurance and other regulatory issues before the Office of Insurance Regulation and the Florida Legislature.

Associated News & Events
10.29.14 Greenberg Traurig Expands Insurance Regulatory & Transactions Practice, Adds Fred E. Karlinsky as Practice Co-Chair and Richard J. Fidei as Shareholder
08.19.14 129 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
08.19.14 9 Greenberg Traurig Tallahassee Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
07.03.14 Three Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Tallahassee Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
07.02.14 96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers
08.16.13 10 Tallahassee Attorneys from Greenberg Traurig Named Among 'Best Lawyers in America' 2014
09.19.12 Greenberg Traurig Tallahassee Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2013
06.08.12 Greenberg Traurig Tallahassee Attorneys Listed in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine
05.30.12 82 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Be Listed in Florida Super Lawyers magazine 2012
09.28.11 Greenberg Traurig Tallahassee Shareholders Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2012

Alerts
05.05.14 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Wrap-Up on Issues from the 2014 Legislative Session
05.06.13 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Wrap-Up on Issues from the 2013 Legislative Session
11.08.12 Florida General Election Results and Political Forecast Report
03.12.12 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Wrap-Up on Issues from the 2012 Legislative Session
05.10.11 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Wrap-Up on Issues from the 2011 Legislative Session
05.03.10 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Wrap-Up on Issues from the 2010 Legislative Session
03.01.10 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Look at Developing Issues for 2010
12.10.09 Florida Governmental Countdown
10.12.09 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Look at Developing Issues for 2010
05.12.09 Florida Legislative Alert

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Government Relations Practice, 2007-2015
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers Government Relations Law Firm of the Year, 2014
•Ranked, Tier 1 - Government Relations, Tallahassee Metropolitan Area
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2012 and 2014
•Listed, Florida Trend magazine, Legal Elite, 2006
•Recognized Bond Counsel, Bond Buyer's Red Book
•fellow, American Bar Foundation
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Previous Employment
•Executive Assistant, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Florida, 1970-1972

 
Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Member of Greenberg Traurig team that represented MAT Concessionaire, LLC and its sponsors, Meridiam Infrastructure Fund and Bouygues Travaux Publics, S.A., in the Port of Miami Tunnel project, one of the first greenfield public-private partnerships in the United States. Led coalition that repealed unitary tax law in Florida. Led coalition that repealed interstate and regional banking prohibitions in Florida. Primary participant in rewrite of Florida managed care laws. Primary participant in rewrite of Florida child support enforcement laws. Primary participant in the adoption of Florida's Unified Building Code. Created concept for issuance of $500 million bond by Florida Insurance Guaranty Fund to aid Hurricane Andrew victims; successfully convinced Department of Insurance to accept, then drafted and successfully lobbied special session legislation to allow issue within 45 days. Primary participant in rewrite of Florida laws regulating the Nursing Homes industry.
 
ISLN909316103
 


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Fred W. Baggett

101 East College Avenue
TallahasseeFL 32301




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