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Maggie E. Potter

Maggie E. Potter

Director

400 N. Ashley Drive
Suite 1000
Tampa, Florida 33602

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Office: 813-977-1200
Fax: 813-977-1288

A Florida native and Director in the Tampa office, Maggie Potter practices in the areas of insurance defense, property insurance, general negligence and premises liability defense, and insurance coverage.  She handles first and third party claims and coverage matters throughout the State of Florida. Maggie has extensive experience in insurance and coverage matters as while in law school, and prior to her admittance to the Florida Bar, Maggie was a licensed independent insurance adjuster and claims manager. During her years as an insurance adjuster, she primarily concentrated on first party property claim investigations and coverage analysis in addition to oversight and management of claims and insurance carrier accounts. Maggie has handled claims at all stages, from first notice of loss through trial. Because of her insurance knowledge from the carrier’s perspective, Maggie knows client communication and timely, thorough investigations are key to cost-effective management of claims. Maggie focuses her litigation practice on producing effective results efficiently for her clients from early resolution to trial.

A graduate from the University of South Florida, Maggie received her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. During this time, Maggie earned Dean’s List honors and Conference-USA Academic honors while on the NCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country and Track team. Following her undergraduate career, Maggie then went on to obtain her law degree from Stetson University College of Law.

Maggie is licensed to practice in the state of Florida. Prior to joining the Tampa office of Galloway, she began her practice focusing solely on insurance defense litigation with an emphasis on first party property and coverage matters. She is a licensed instructor with the state of Florida and presents at numerous seminars on a variety of topics ranging from first and third party bad faith, insurance coverage, negotiations and ethics.

OVERVIEW

A Florida native and Director in the Tampa office, Maggie Potter practices in the areas of insurance defense, property insurance, general negligence and premises liability defense, and insurance coverage.  She handles first and third party claims and coverage matters throughout the State of Florida. Maggie has extensive experience in insurance and coverage matters as while in law school, and prior to her admittance to the Florida Bar, Maggie was a licensed independent insurance adjuster and claims manager. During her years as an insurance adjuster, she primarily concentrated on first party property claim investigations and coverage analysis in addition to oversight and management of claims and insurance carrier accounts. Maggie has handled claims at all stages, from first notice of loss through trial. Because of her insurance knowledge from the carrier’s perspective, Maggie knows client communication and timely, thorough investigations are key to cost-effective management of claims. Maggie focuses her litigation practice on producing effective results efficiently for her clients from early resolution to trial.

A graduate from the University of South Florida, Maggie received her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. During this time, Maggie earned Dean’s List honors and Conference-USA Academic honors while on the NCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country and Track team. Following her undergraduate career, Maggie then went on to obtain her law degree from Stetson University College of Law.

Maggie is licensed to practice in the state of Florida. Prior to joining the Tampa office of Galloway, she began her practice focusing solely on insurance defense litigation with an emphasis on first party property and coverage matters. She is a licensed instructor with the state of Florida and presents at numerous seminars on a variety of topics ranging from first and third party bad faith, insurance coverage, negotiations and ethics.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • J.D., Stetson University
  • B.A., cum laude, University of South Florida

Admissions

  • Florida state courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Florida Defense Lawyer Association (FDLA)
  • Hillsborough Bar Association
  • Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers
  • Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee – Thirteenth Judicial Circuit
  • Windstorm Insurance Network
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)