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Lauren E DeFabio

Lauren E DeFabio

Practice areas:

Admiralty & Maritime, Litigation, Personal Injury, Sexual Harassment, Employment & Labor

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About Me

Lauren DeFabio is an attorney in Miami.  Her practice areas include personal injury litigation, maritime law, and construction defect litigation.  Ms. DeFabio also handles cases involving sexual assault and sexual harassment.


Prior to graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Miami Law School, Ms. DeFabio attended the University of Florida and graduated with honors.  While at the University of Miami Law School, Ms. DeFabio served as the Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Miami School of Law Business Law Review.  She also received various awards including Order of the Coif, Dean’s Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Academic Performance in Legal Research and Writing, Dean’s Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Academic Performance in Environmental Law, and Dean’s Merit Scholarship.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Admiralty & Maritime: 25%
  4. Sexual Harassment: 15%
  5. Employment & Labor: 10%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Eric Charles Morales

    Having worked on the opposite side of Ms. DeFabio, I can attest that she is an excellent defense lawyer. Her thoroughness and expertise are most certainly an asset to her clients.

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    Eric Morales Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael T Flanagan

    Lauren has quickly earned a reputation for excellence in defending and prosecuting high exposure and complex cases in Federal Court. She handles and wins cases that seem indefensible. I fully endorse Lauren and would recommend her to any attorney seeking co-counsel for Federal matters.

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    Michael Flanagan Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

80 Southwest 8th Street
Suite 3000
Miami, FL, 33130-3037

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing201005/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Best Law FirmU.S. News - Best Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
cum laude honorsUniversity of FloridaN/A
magna cum laudeUniversity of Miami School of LawN/A
Order of the CoifUniversity of Miami School of LawN/A
Dean’s Certificate of Achievement, Legal Research & WritingUniversity of Miami School of LawN/A
Dean’s Certificate of Achievement, Environmental LawUniversity of Miami School of LawN/A

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionAttorney MemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Burdeaux v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.Obtained Summary Judgment
Jane Doe v. NCL (Bahamas) Ltd.Settled
J.G. v. Carnival CorporationObtained defense verdict at trial

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Dade County Bar Association BulletinSea Change: The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Departs from Decades of Legal Precedent2015
Daily Business ReviewTop Verdict2013
University of Miami School of Law Business Law ReviewArticles and Comments Editor2010
University of Miami School of Law Business Law ReviewArticles and Comments Editor2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of FloridaHistory Major, Minors in Anthropology and ClassicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2006