Firm Welcomes Charles Gowland and Katherine L. Koener
TAMPA, Fla. — Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, announced that Charles Gowland and Katherine L. Koener have joined the firm’s Tampa office as Partners.
Gowland handles First Party Property Insurance Defense Litigation, including coverage and bad faith litigation, with a special focus on insurance claims and investigations potentially involving fraud or arson. He also defends a wide array of Third Party Insurance claims.
Prior to joining Kelley Kronenberg, Gowland gained more than 20 years of civil litigation experience. He previously served as Vice President and General Counsel for the Property and Casualty Claims department of a national insurance company. Additionally, he served as General Counsel for a Florida based Property and Casualty insurance company and Chief Counsel to the Division of Insurance Fraud for the State of Florida’s Department of Financial Services.
Gowland earned both his Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, and his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude with honors, from Florida State University. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, Louisiana and North Carolina.
Koener focuses her practice on First Party Property Insurance Defense Litigation throughout the state of Florida, including coverage and bad faith litigation. She also handles the defense of a wide array of Third Party Insurance Defense claims.
Koener is experienced in defending Florida property insurers in First Party coverage matters. She has handled a broad range of claims, such as sinkhole, windstorm, fire, mold, theft and water losses. She is also skilled in handling complex civil and commercial matters for her clients, including the defense of personal injury, premises liability, construction defect cases, and admiralty law.
Koener earned her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Linguistics from the University of Florida and her Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law. She is admitted to practice law in Florida, including the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.
About Kelley Kronenberg
Kelley Kronenberg is a diverse business law firm that provides litigation and other legal services to established corporations, insurance companies, entrepreneurs and individuals in Florida and other regions of the U.S. More than 130 attorneys strong, the firm offers 25 distinct practice areas throughout its network of nine offices in Florida and Illinois. Founded in 1980, Kelley Kronenberg was built on relationships and continues to grow and excel because of its strength, offering sound legal counsel and exceptional client service. Kelley Kronenberg is ranked in the top 20 largest law firms in Florida by Florida Trend and the Daily Business Review, and has been recognized as a Top Law Firm in Florida by the South Florida Legal Guide and LexisNexis ® Martindale-Hubbell®. More information on practice areas and office locations is available at www.kelleykronenberg.com.