Tori Winfield, GuideOne Legal Team
GuideOne Legal
P.O. Box 14503
Des Moines, IA 50306-3503
1-877-448-4331
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Tori L. Winfield, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings recognize lawyers for their legal ability and professional ethical standards.
Senior Staff Litigation Counsel

for Mississippi

  • B.S., University of Miami, 1996
  • J.D., University of Florida, 2000
  • Joined GuideOne in 2009

Tori L. Winfield has been employed with GuideOne Insurance since 2009 and currently serves as Senior Litigation Counsel. Her duties include directly handling and overseeing Mississippi litigation, and supervising GuideOne's Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana staff attorneys. She has served as lead counsel, as well as co-counsel, in several jury and bench trials. Prior to joining GuideOne, Tori worked with a regional defense firm in Jackson, Mississippi, and specialized in insurance defense work and labor and employment law. She is a former federal law clerk and practiced with a defense firm in Miami, Florida as well.

Tori is an avid public speaker who routinely advised corporate clients on federal and state employment laws and was selected by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to speak at EEOC training seminars on varying topics in Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. She is the author of various training materials and an article published in the Florida Bar Journal. In her current capacity with GuideOne, Tori has partnered with sales agents to speak with commercial insureds on taking prophylactic measures to avoid common litigation pitfalls. She also is an advocate of conducting focus groups to valuate cases, and provides peer training on utilizing that litigation tool.

Tori graduated with honors from the University of Miami in 1996 and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Florida in 2000 where she also received the Book Award in Legal Research & Writing. She holds memberships and affiliations with numerous organizations and is admitted to practice in all federal and state courts in both Florida (2000) and Mississippi (2003).

Tori is the proud mother of a son, Eli, and a daughter, Emmie.

 

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