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Andrew Ellenberg is a leading Florida personal injury and wrongful death lawyer, handling cases throughout Florida for individuals and families who have been severely injured, or lost loved ones, due to negligence, medical and hospital mistakes, defective products and accidents on the road, air and sea.


As a trial lawyer since 1988, Andrew's expertise spans a wide range of personal injury and wrongful death cases. He has represented hundreds of individuals and families, obtaining substantial compensation to help them improve their lives and cope with the loss of a loved one when tragedy strikes. Andrew has taught other lawyers, and law students, about the handling of personal injury and medical malpractice cases, and other lawyers regularly refer their clients to him when asked ‘who should we hire’ for our personal injury or wrongful death case.  


Andrew has achieved high recognition, in Florida and nationally, for his excellent representation of Plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases. He is Martindale Hubble "AV" rated - the highest rating for legal ability and ethics. Florida Trend has selected him as one of Florida’s ‘Legal Elite’, he has been included in every edition of the South Florida Legal Guide’s Top Attorneys and Florida Monthly’s Best Legal Eagles. Every year since 2006 Andrew has been a Florida SuperLawyer, and every year since 2009 he has been included in the prestigious Best Lawyers in America, for his representation of Plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases.


Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 30%
    28 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
    28 years
  3. Birth Injury: 30%
    28 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    28 years



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  • James Leonard O'Leary II

    Andrew Ellenberg is one of the sharpest, most experienced, and most efficient trial lawyers I know. As a personal injury attorney I have often turned to Andrew to get this impressions of cases and he always has excellent thoughts and ideas about case strategy, tactics and ways to improve client service. In short, Andrew is definitely one of the finest lawyers in Florida who can effectively handle large scale big injury cases.


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1401 Brickell Ave Ste 900
Miami, FL, 33131-3503


FLMember in Good Standing198801/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2007
Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Personal Injury/Wrongful Death/Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America 2009-2015N/A
Legal Elite-Personal Injury-PlaintiffFlorida Trend MagazineN/A
Top Lawyers - Personal Injury/Wrongful DeathSouth Florida Legal Guide 2001-2015N/A
Best Law Firm-Tier 1Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial LawyersN/A
Personal Injury/Wrongful Death/Medical MalpracticeSuperLawyers 2006-2014N/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNeedle & Ellenberg, P.A.1998 - Present
PartnerFreidin Ellenberg & Brown1992 - 1998
AssociateThonton David & Murray1988 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeN/A1989 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationN/A1989 - Present
Florida BarN/A1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jane Doe v. Radiology Company$1,260,000 settlement
Brain injured elderly woman v. Anesthesiologist, Hospital and Cardiologist$2,250,000
Brain Damaged Woman v. Miami Hospital System$7,750,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarDetermining and Proving Damages for Plaintiff and Defense Attorneys in Florida1992
National Business Institute SeminarTrial Advocacy in Florida1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor, Cum Laude1988