SUNZ Insurance Company announced the recent hiring of Donna Ross to join the Sarasota-based company’s in-house legal counsel.
Steve Herrig, CEO of SUNZ, said, "I’m very excited to have Donna join the company at this critical time as we expand our legal department to meet the needs our growing company.
"Donna will be a valued addition as we strengthen and maintain relationships with our Professional Employer Organization and Staffing Company clients."
Prior to joining SUNZ, Ross represented insurance carriers in workers’ compensation defense cases throughout the state of Florida.
For more than 10 years, Ross provided clients with full case management, from initial file review through settlement including all aspects of discovery, mediations, hearings and final hearings.
Ross earned her Bachelor of the Arts from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1996. Graduating in the top third of her class, Ross received her Juris Doctorate in 2000 from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. She is admitted to practice in the State of Florida.
Ross said, "I am looking forward to the exponential growth SUNZ is experiencing and will continue to experience. I am looking forward to using my skills as an attorney to help SUNZ continue to build and strengthen customer relationships."
At SUNZ, Ross’ duties include the oversight of the legal aspects of the claims handling process for its Professional Employer Organization and Staffing Company.
Established in 2005, SUNZ Insurance Company was founded specifically to provide workers’ compensation solutions for Professional Employer Organizations, Staffing Companies and Large Companies.