777 S. Harbour Island Blvd. Suite 950
Tampa, FL 33602
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
- Eastern District Federal Courts of Oklahoma
- Western District Federal Courts of Oklahoma
- Western District of Texas
- Northern District of Texas
- Federal Courts in Nebraska
- Federal Court in Colorado
Attorneys by State
- William F. “Chip” Merlin, Jr., Esq.
- Ashley N. Harris, Esq.
- Christopher N. Mammel, Esq.
- Corey Harris, Esq.
- Craig Kubiak, Esq.
- David J. Pettinato, Esq.
- Douglas L. Grose, Esq.
- Erin Dunnavant, Esq.
- Francisco O. Garcia, Esq.
- Javier Delgado, Esq.
- Jean Niven, Esq.
- Jeffrey L. Greyber, Esq.
- Kelly Kubiak, Esq.
- Larry Bache, Esq.
- Mary Kestenbaum Fortson, Esq.
- Nicole Vinson, Esq.
- Ruck P. Deminico, Esq.
- Sean Shaw, Esq.
- Shane S. Smith, Esq.
- Shaun J. Marker, Esq.
- Tamara C. Chen-See, Esq.
Larry Bache, Esq.
Larry Bache’s purpose is to serve clients, protect their interests and recover from their insurance company. This dedication to customer service, value system of high integrity and honesty has made Larry a shining star among Merlin clients. He is a diligent lawyer that works hard to understand this area of the law inside and out. He will never back down from a situation just because it is difficult. Larry feels one of his biggest and best attributes is his ability to take a difficult legal concept and break it down for his clients.
Larry specializes in hail, windstorm, business interruption, earth movement, and bad faith litigation. Larry predominately represents commercial property owners, real estate investment trusts, and condominium associations. Larry joined the Merlin Law Group in October 2010 and has practiced exclusively on behalf of policyholders nationwide. Specifically, Larry has represented clients in California, Texas, Florida, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Georgia, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, and Kansas.
Larry graduated from Stetson University College of law in the top 10% of his class, while also pursuing his master of Business Administration Degree. Larry’s education and experience as a mortgage underwriter provides him with an in-depth understanding of risk allocation. This unique background combined with hi interpersonal communication style has won him praises from clients and peers alike.
On a personal note, Larry has a beautiful wife, an identical twin brother, who is his best friend, as well as amazing nephews & nieces. Some of the recreational things Larry enjoys involves a passion for sports and serving on the board of Trustees at his church with nearly 2,000 members.
Stetson University College of Law
St. Petersburg, Florida
Honors: cum laude
Master of Business Administration
Clearwater Christian College
Bachelor of Science
“Case Law Update on First Party Claims”- Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA), November 2014
“First Part Claims and Validity of the Assignment of Claims”- International Roofing Expo Summit (IRE), February 2014
“The Legal and Practical Effect of the Neutral Evaluation Process”- American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Conference, 2013
“Practical Points to Adjusting Sinkhole Claims” – Five Star Claims Lunch & Learn, April 2012
“Recognizing Damages Commonly Associated with Sinkhole Activity”- Bob Cook’s Town Hall Meeting of Public Adjusters, December, 2011
Who’s Who of American Law Students
Florida Justice Association
American Bar Association
Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA) Associate Member
Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association
Windstorm Insurance Network
Hillsborough County Bar Association