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Rob Muriel, Former Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, Joins Hoke LLC as Partner

Hoke LLC is proud to welcome Rob Muriel to the firm as a Partner.  Rob joins Hoke LLC after successfully completing his term as the Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance. It is unprecedented for a Director to join a policyholder recovery firm, as opposed to representing insurer interests. It speaks to Rob’s commitment to our mission of ensuring that insurers treat their insureds fairly. See the press release here. During his tenure as Director, he was a leader at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). Prior to becoming Director, Rob was an accomplished trial lawyer and past President of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois. Learn more about Rob’s experience at: