Fred W. Baggett

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  • Tallahassee Managing Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2021 Attorneys)
  • 101 East College Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32301
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Biography

Fred W. Baggett is the Chairman of the Tallahassee Office and a senior member of the firm's National Government Law & Policy Practice. For more than 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 focuses on the lobbying of insurance and other regulatory issues before the Office of Insurance Regulation and the Florida Legislature.

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Government Relations Practice, 2007-2019
•Team Member, Best Lawyers in America, Top Listed - Government Relations, 2018
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2012 and 2014-2018
•Team Member, BTI Power Rankings, “The 16 Strongest Firms for ‘Go-To Outside Counsel’ Insurance Work,” 2016
•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, 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

American Bar Foundation

•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Previous Employment

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

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

07.03.14 Three Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Tallahassee Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

07.02.14 98 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 86 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

09.21.11 103 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Florida Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2012

09.13.11 Hayden Dempsey Rejoins Greenberg Traurig to Lead Florida Governmental Affairs Practice

07.12.11 Greenberg Traurig's Agustin (Gus) Corbella Elected Chairman of the Florida Film and Entertainment Advisory Council

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 Member:

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

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Government Law & Policy
  • Gaming
  • American Indian Law
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
  • Insurance Regulatory & Transactions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
850.425.8512  Phone
850.681.0207  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/Fred-W-Baggett
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.A., 1967
Law School Attended:
Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 1970
Year of First Admission:
1970
Admission:
1970, Florida
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board of Directors, Past Chair, United Way of the Big Bend
•Board of Trustees, Big Bend Hospice Foundation
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, International BarAssociation
•Secretary, Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida
•Board Member, Capital City Country Club

Birth Information:
Stuttgart, Arkansas, May 15, 1945
Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: Led coalition to reduce Florida Aviation Fuel Tax.; Primary participant in effort to adopt and implement Florida medical marijuana laws; 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.; Previous Experience: Executive Assistant, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Florida, 1970-1972
ISLN:
909316103

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