Chip Merlin

Chip Merlin

Trial Lawyer

Merlin Law Group

777 S. Harbour Island Blvd. Suite 950 Tampa, FL 33602 813-229-1000

Key Facts

J.D., University of Florida College of Law B.S., University of Florida


Chip Merlin was noted as the “Babe Ruth of Hurricane Lawyers” in the Asbury Park Free Press for his work on behalf of 23 municipalities and hundreds of policyholders following Superstorm Sandy. The Tampa Bay Times dubbed him “the Master of Disaster” for his nationwide catastrophe work and helping policyholders following Hurricane Katrina. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Florida Association of Public Adjusters for advocacy on behalf of policyholders, serves on the Board of Directors of United Policyholders, has been a guest commentator on CNN and Fox News and is a past Chair of the Insurance Bad Faith Litigation Group of the American Association of Justice.

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