Stephen has successfully pursued personal injury claims on behalf of clients in cases involving medical malpractice, defective products, automobile accidents, negligent security, legal malpractice, admiralty/maritime accidents and general negligence. His efforts have resulted in numerous verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars. Together with firm partner David Bianchi, he successfully represented the parents of a young college student who was killed as a result of fraternity hazing that resulted in a jury verdict of $14,000,000.
In addition to his work here at the firm, Stephen is also active in various legal organizations on both a state and national level that focus on preserving the legal rights of victims and their families. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Florida Justice Association (FJA). With the full support of the firm, he spends countless hours in Tallahassee lobbying our elected officials in the Florida Legislature to ensure that victims and their families continue to have the rights guaranteed them under the Constitution to pursue their claims for injuries and death resulting from the negligence of others.
Stephen received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University. He graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law where he was recognized with honors in the nationally renowned Litigation Skills program. He has continued to excel in his professional practice and has been recognized by various publications and his peers as a Florida Trend “Legal Elite”, a Florida Super Lawyer “Top Young Lawyer”, and as an “Up and Comer” by the South Florida Legal Guide.