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Rachel H. Minetree

Managing Partner

Rachel Minetree, a partner in Conroy Simberg’s Miami and Hollywood offices, specializes in the areas of first party property, personal injury protection (PIP), and general liability. She joined the firm in 2002 as a young associate and has been with Conroy Simberg for almost all of her legal career. AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, she prides herself on professionalism and result-oriented litigation. She has extensive experience handling mass litigation, including first party SIU matters and PIP fraud, and has tried numerous cases to jury verdict. Rachel has also conducted hundreds of Examinations Under Oath and assists clients with pre-suit investigations in all aspects of first party claims. She enjoys sharing her passion for insurance defense litigation by presenting seminars and webinars on claims handling, emerging trends and case law. She also handles various pro bono animal rights cases and is active in location rescue organizations. She is an avid equestrienne and is a member of the United States Equestrian Federation, the South Florida Hunter Jumper Association and the Palm Beach Hounds.

Practice Areas:

Admitted to Practice:

  • Florida, 2001


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2001
  • Emory & Henry College, Bachelor of Arts, 1998
    • Graduated in three years with a double major in English and Political Science
    • Member, Alpha Psi Omega
    • Member, Dance Team
    • Member, Drama Team
    • Concert Choir
    • Tobias Smyth award recipient
    • Clerkship with former Circuit Judge Charles Smith in Abingdon, VA

Speaking Engagements:

  • "Code Breaking: Secret Decoder Ring for Medical and PIP Fraud," Co-Presenter, FIFEC Annual Conference, July 2023
  • "Mock Trial - A Case of Property Insurance Fraud from Jury Selection to Verdict,” Co-Presenter, FIFEC Annual Conference, July 2023
  • "Navigating Senate Bill 2A and the New World of Property Insurance," Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Webinar, April 2023 
  • "Strike First, Strike Hard, No Mercy," Co-Presenter, FIFEC Annual Conference, June 2022 
  • "PIP Update - 2022," Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Webinar, April 2022
  • "Another Day, Another Update: New Approaches to Common Defense Issues in Light of Recent Case Law and Statute Updates," Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Webinar, April 2022 
  • “PIP - The Far Side," Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Webinar, April 2021 
  • “First Party…CALL OF DUTY- An In-Depth Review of Duties After Loss,” Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Webinar, April 2021 
  • "Late To The Party: Challenges In Defending Late Reported Claims, Statute of Limitations And Case Law Update," Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Digital Webinar Series, May 2020 
  • "Temporary Roof Repairs & Harvesting Roof Tiles," Co-Presenter, Windstorm Network Conference, January 2020 
  • "Common PIP and Medical Billing Fraud and Expert Analysis," Co-Presenter, FIFEC Annual Conference, June 2019
  • "First Party…It's Quick, It's Fast and It's Changing," Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Digital Webinar Series, April 2019 
  • “Evolution of EMCs,” Co-Presenter, Medical Claims Defense Network Conference, March 2019 
  • "I Always Feel Like Somebody's Watching Me," Co-Presenter, FIFEC Annual Conference, June 2018
  • "The Bermuda Triangle of PIP FRAUD;" Co-Presenter, Conroy Simberg Webinar, August 2017

Honors & Awards:

  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Bar Association
  • South Florida SPCA Horse Rescue's Legal Task Force, Member