Charles “Andrew” Tharp is a skilled litigation attorney with extensive experience in both state and federal courts. He has represented various insurance companies and their insureds throughout the state of Florida for over thirty years including the successful defense of claims and cases involving multi-million dollar losses. Mr. Tharp concentrates his practice on insurance defense litigation; specifically, his practice focuses on first-party property coverage (including lender-placed coverage) and legal malpractice claims. Additional practice areas include Insurance Coverage, Construction Litigation, Insurance Agents and Brokers Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Creditors’ Rights, Product Liability Claims and General Liability Claims. Mr. Tharp has also participated in hundreds of successful mediations as well as the arbitration of matters through the American Arbitration Association.
Mr. Tharp has attained an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review and has also been named to Florida’s Super Lawyers (2018-2022) and Florida Trend’s Legal Elite (2016).
Mr. Tharp’s Continuing Legal Education Courses include the Claims and Litigation
Management Alliance’s Annual Conference, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Lee County Bar Association, Broward County Bar Association, Broward County Bench & Bar Conference and various client roundtable presentations for insurance adjusters.
Mr. Tharp has been approved to instruct insurance adjusters in continuing education by the Florida Department of Financial Services.