Ian J. Dankelman Joins Freeborn’s Tampa Office as Associate in the Litigation Practice Group and Insurance/Reinsurance Industry Team

TAMPA, Fla. – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Ian J. Dankelman has joined the Firm as an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group and a member of the Insurance/Reinsurance Industry Team. Ian focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation.

“We are pleased to welcome Ian to Freeborn as an attorney in the Tampa office,” said Lawrence P. Ingram, the Firm’s Tampa Office Managing Partner. Ian’s experience serving as a clerk to a federal judge and later handling complex insurance coverage issues will provide additional high-stakes litigation firepower to our expanding Tampa office. We’re excited to grow our office through new arrivals like Ian.”

Prior to joining the firm, Ian counseled notable commercial clients at a nationwide law firm that specialized in first-party property cases.  For almost two years, Ian served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Elizabeth Kovachevich in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He began his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney in Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit where he tried over a dozen jury trials to verdict.

Mr. Dankelman received his Juris Doctor from University of Florida Levin College of Law (cum laude), and his Bachelor of Science from Florida State University (magna cum laude). During his time at University of Florida, he was the Internal Vice President of the Florida Moot Court Team. He is licensed in the state of Florida.

Known as a Litigation Powerhouse® with a Big Law-caliber reputation in litigation in federal and state courts throughout the United States and internationally, Freeborn has a team of litigators that includes former federal and state prosecutors with decades of trial experience handling all areas of complex disputes and litigation. Freeborn’s Insurance/Reinsurance group serves all areas of the global insurance and reinsurance marketplace, and has immersed themselves in the intricacies of reinsurance custom and practice and the commercial relationships upon which participants in the industry depend. The Freeborn Insurance/Reinsurance practice has been recommended by the 2020 Legal 500 United States Guide for Insurance.

This news was featured in Attorney at Law Magazine, Tampa Bay Business Journal, The Florida Bar and Claims Journal