Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

Florida, 1984

Colorado, 1993

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Northern District Court of Illinois


Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, AL, J.D., 1983

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL B.S., 1980

Honors & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America

AV Rated Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyer 2014

10/10, “Superb” Rating by Avvo.com

South Florida Legal Guide Top Florida Lawyer

National Trial Lawyer Association, Florida’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers

ALM & Martindale-Hubbell’s, Top Rated Lawyers in Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law

Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year 2013,” Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Volunteer of the Year – 2011

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Hope Award – 2013

REALTOR Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Inc.’s

Presidential Distinguished Services Award – 2012

Professional Associations

Florida Justice Association – Board of Directors

Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court – Board of Directors

American Heart Association- Executive Cabinet Member – Heart Ball

Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. – Board of Director

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America FL Chapter – Board of Trustees

Broward County Justice Association – Member & Past President

American Association for Justice – Leaders Forum Member

Broward County Bar Association – Member

Class Action Trial Lawyers Association – Member

Mass Tort Trial Lawyers Association – Member

National Trial Lawyers Association – Member

The Florida Bar – Member

Speaking Engagements

“Consumer Class Action/Antitrust: A Relationship Driven Practice – Consumer

Class Actions & Antitrust Cases in the New Litigation Environment,” Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, 2014

“Cases Already on Your Doorstep: Securities and Business Tort Litigation,” Florida Justice Association Workhorse Seminar, 2014

“The Rise of the American Whistleblower,” Mass Torts Made Perfect Conference, 2013

“Long Term Care Insurance – How to Get the Minimum Out of LTC Insurance Policies Problems and Issues”, Broward County Guardianship Association Education Day, 2013

“Ask the Experts”, Regional Education Convergence – Care & Conquer, 2011

“Long Term Care – An Emerging Area of Law”, Florida Justice Association, 2011

“Long Term Care Insurance and the Law”, Alzheimer’s Community Care, 2011

“Navigating Long-Term Care Reimbursement”, 2011 Private Care Association’s Annual Conference, 2011

“Direct Examination of A Lay Witness”, 2011 Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute, 2011