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Christine Renella
Senior Associate
Miami
SunTrust International Center
One Southeast Third Avenue, Suite 1600
Miami FL 33131
TEL: (786) 693-2353
FAX: (612) 336-9100
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Christine M. Renella

Christine’s practice focuses on complex insurance coverage disputes, bad faith litigation, and commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts throughout Florida.  She  has defended professional liability, products liability, toxic tort and trucking cases.  Additionally, Christine’s practice has an additional emphasis in the representation of insurers and its insureds in maritime casualty, personal injury and wrongful death claims.  Poised to handle various CAT losses, Christine is licensed to practice in Florida and Texas.

Christine spent the majority of her time between 2015 and 2016 on Secondment in London working in-house with several syndicates of Lloyd’s of London.  While on Secondment, Christine liaised between in-house counsel and claim representatives adjusting complex losses. 

Representative Matters

Obtained partial summary judgment on behalf of the District Board of Trustees of Miami Dade College in action by employees of Florida community college alleging discrimination on the basis of race in violation of Title VII and the Florida Civil Rights Act and retaliation in violation of 42 U.S.C. Section 1981.

Lead counsel in defense of property insurance claims arising out of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma. 

Lead counsel in limitation of liability action in the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida as a result of a wrongful death action occurring in Bimini, Bahamas.

Articles & Presentations

"Defining Prompt Notice in Florida Insurance Policies," Insurance Law360, December 4, 2017, author

"Florida Should Move Away From Lex Loci Contractus," Insurance Law360, July 7, 2017, author

Professional Affiliations

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