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May 6, 2019

New York, NY, May 6, 2019 — Stroock has named Laura Besvinick, an insurance litigation partner with more than 30 years of experience, as managing partner of its Miami office.

Rooted in the Miami market for more than four decades, Stroock is one of the first national firms to establish a presence in the area.

“I am looking forward to leading and growing the Miami office, building on Stroock’s historic strengths in real estate, financial services and litigation,” Laura said.

“Laura is a talented and experienced lawyer whose leadership qualities make her perfectly suited for this role,” said Alan Klinger, Stroock’s co-managing partner. “South Florida remains a key hub for our national platform.”

Laura’s practice focuses on the representation of insurers in bad faith actions, complex coverage disputes and consumer class actions. She also advises insurers on claims-handling and bad faith issues.

She received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, and her A.B. from Harvard-Radcliffe College.

Stroock provides strategic transactional, regulatory and litigation advice to advance the business objectives of leading financial institutions, multinational corporations and entrepreneurial businesses in the U.S. and globally.  With a rich history dating back 140 years, the firm has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C. For more, visit