FORT LAUDERDALE, FL— Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, announced that Lilli Balik and Brandon Esquenazi have joined the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office as Attorneys.
Balik assists in handling matters related to First Party Insurance Defense Litigation. Before joining Kelley Kronenberg, she represented clients in Fair Housing Act and ADA Title III claims, and worked for a general litigation practice. Additionally, she served as a Judicial Intern for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and as a Legal Intern for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Balik earned her Bachelors of Arts degree from Barnard College of Columbia University in Sociology and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law. During her time at UM, she was the recipient of the John F. Evans Memorial Scholarship for her excellence in trial advocacy. Balik is proficient in French and is admitted to The Florida Bar.
Esquenazi, assists in handling matters related to Third Party Insurance Defense and General Liability. Prior to joining the firm, Esquenazi was an Attorney for an insurance defense law firm in New York where he represented companies and their insureds in a wide range of legal matters including No-Fault Claims, Slip and Fall, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Property Damage, and Dram Shop cases. He has also served as a Legal Liaison with Settlement and Litigation departments where he negotiated with medical providers to procure reductions to further the ability to settle cases.
Esquenazi earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Business and Accounting from the University of Central Florida and his Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. He is admitted to The Florida Bar and The New York Bar as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Eastern District of New York, and Southern District of New York.