Irene Thaler is a member of the Professional Liability Department, where a large part of her practice is devoted to coverage, bad faith litigation and first-party property defense litigation.
Irene assists insurers in all aspects of coverage disputes, including responses to civil remedy notices of insurer violations, pre-suit investigations and coverage evaluations, declaratory judgment and bad faith litigation. Many of these coverage disputes are derived from claims involving windstorm, sinkhole, fire, mold, theft and water losses.
Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Irene was employed at a boutique Miami defense firm, specializing in first-party property insurance litigation where she defended lawsuits filed against insurance carriers.
Additionally, Irene handled the defense of litigation suits involving premises liability, personal injury claims, automobile negligence, construction defects, and toxic tort claims.
Irene’s broad experience and depth of knowledge across a wide range of practice areas has aided her in obtaining favorable results for her clients, both in court and through negotiated settlements.
In 2007, Irene graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She then attended St. Thomas University Law School where she earned her juris doctor in 2010.
While attending law school, Irene earned a Book Award in Appellate Advocacy and served as an executive editor for the St. Thomas University Intercultural Human Rights Law Review. As well, Irene was a member of the St. Thomas International Moot Court team, competing in the Niagara International Moot Court Competition in Toronto, Canada in 2009.
- St. Thomas University School of Law (J.D., 2010)
- Fordham University (B.A., 2007)
- Florida, 2011
- New York, 2011
Associations & Memberships:
- The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division
Honors & Awards:
- Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star – Insurance Coverage, 2018
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