Ashley Kalifeh, Partner

| Tallahassee
  • Expertise in the insurance, civil justice, banking, education, and health care industries
  • Former Deputy CFO & Legislative Affairs Director at the Florida Department of Financial Services
  • Recognized multiple times as Influence Magazine’s Insurance Lobbyist of the Year

A practicing attorney before taking various leadership roles within the Department of Financial Services, Ashley’s experience spans all insurance markets, including property, auto, workers’ compensation, title, life, & health, as well as agent/agency regulation, state contracting, and civil justice issues. She has led on a number of high-profile reforms to Florida’s insurance market including medical damages reform, premises liability, insurance bad faith, and cybersecurity/data breach liability. Her research and analysis on Florida’s first party insurance litigation challenges has been published numerous times, and became the foundation for improvements to Florida’s auto and property markets.

Ashley also has experience working on issues affecting real property, health care, finance/securities, and she has helped clients successfully navigate the state appropriations process. Additionally, as a Guardian ad Litem volunteer and advocate for that program, she frequently works on legislative and policy issues affecting child welfare.

Ashley is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and of Florida State University’s College of Law.