JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Main Street America Group has appointed corporate counsel Kimberly Law as assistant secretary (an officer-level role) of the super-regional property/casualty insurance carrier.
“Kim exemplifies the strong leadership qualities that drive Main Street America’s sustained success in a challenging marketplace and she has played a key role in the success of our company’s law function,” said Main Street America chairman and chief executive officer Tom Van Berkel.
As corporate counsel, Law is responsible for representing Main Street America at department of insurance and other administrative hearings, as well as monitoring and reporting on regulatory trends within the company’s four regions. Additionally, she produces a quarterly federal and state legislative and regulatory update for Main Street America’s board of directors.
Prior to joining Main Street America as corporate counsel in May 2013, Law had been a consultant in the company’s law department for several months. Her experience as a practicing attorney includes litigation associate roles at three Jacksonville, Fla., law firms: Holland & Knight LLP, Fowler White Boggs Banker P.A., and LeBouef, Lamb, Greene & MacRae LLP.
Law earned her juris doctorate degree, cum laude, from the Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Fla.; and her bachelor’s degree in sports management at the University of Richmond, Richmond, Va. She is a member of The Florida Bar and Jacksonville Bar Association.
About The Main Street America Group
With roots dating back to 1923, The Main Street America Group is a super-regional insurance company which writes business through its nine property/casualty insurance carriers: NGM Insurance Company, Old Dominion Insurance Company, Main Street America Assurance Company, MSA Insurance Company, Great Lakes Casualty Insurance Company, Grain Dealers Mutual Insurance Company, Main Street America Protection Insurance Company, Spring Valley Mutual Insurance Company and Austin Mutual Insurance Company. Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Main Street America offers a wide range of commercial and personal insurance, as well as fidelity and surety bond products, to individuals, families and businesses throughout the United States.
With more than $1 billion in premium written exclusively by 2,000-plus independent insurance agents, the 91-year-old company insures more than 600,000 policyholders in 36 states and writes bonds in 45 states. A.M. Best Company rates The Main Street America Group with an "A" (Excellent) financial strength rating and “a+” issuer credit rating. Main Street America is the founding company partner of Trusted Choice®, the global branding program of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America. Main Street America is also a founding company partner of the new independent agency system Consumer Agent Portal (CAP) and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) Research Center. For more information about Main Street America, please visit our newsroom at http://news.msagroup.com/
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