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Tom Pennekamp is the founding shareholder of Pennekamp Law, P.A. The firm focuses its practice on vehicular, aviation, maritime, product liability, medical malpractice, and catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims in both State and Federal Courts. He maintains an “AV” rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
Mr. Pennekamp regularly handles many high profile cases having consummated one of the largest individual personal injury settlements in Florida history, $17,500,000 for a man paralyzed in a SCUBA diving incident in Jamaica. In 2001, he was named one of South Florida’s Top “Up and Comer” Lawyers by Miami Metro Magazine’s South Florida Legal Guide. The Miami Today newspaper featured Tom as “The Newsmaker” in its August 2002 issue. Coral Gables Magazine profiled of him as one of its list of “21 People to Watch” in 2003. The Daily Business Review featured Mr. Pennekamp’s multi-million dollar award for an injured bridge tender after the collapse of the Flagler Street Bridge in its January 9, 2006 edition. The South Florida Business Journal also honored him with its first “2006 Key Partners Award” in law. In 2006 and again in 2007, Super Lawyer Magazine recognized him as one of Florida’s “Super Lawyers” ranking him in the top 5% of his peers. He was selected for the 25th anniversary edition of the 2008 Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Transportation Law.
Mr. Pennekamp is a Past President of the Dade County Bar Association, Florida’s largest voluntary bar association with more than 4000 members and a past Chairman of the Florida Bar’s 11th Judicial Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee. His community activities include his membership on the Orange Bowl Committee and service on the Board of Directors of the Friends of Florida State Parks.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
Hourly ($500/hour), contingent (40%)
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Cindi Kamen, Family Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I endorse this lawyer. I have referred many personal injury cases to Tom. In my opinion he is the finest personal injury attorney I know . All of the cases I have sent have obtained beyond excellent results. He is an amazing attorney and wonderful person. The clients have enjoyed working with him through very difficult times on their lives. I highly endorse Tom Pennekamp!!!
Helmuth Solis, DUI and DWI Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
Tom Pennekamp is nationally known as one of the top personal injury attorneys not only in Florida but anywhere in the country. In addition to being a superlative trial attorney, Tom truly cares about the well being of all of his clients. Hire his firm with confidence!
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1990||01/30/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2008 Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers||2008|
|2008 Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2008|
|2007 Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2007|
|2006 Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2006|
|2006 Key Partner Award- Legal||South Florida Business Journal||2006|
|Top Up and Conmer Lawyer||Miami Metro Magazine South Florida Legal Guide||2001|
|Miami Personal Injury Attorney||Pennekamp Law, P.A.||1990 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Friends of Florida State Parks||Director||2005 - Present|
|Orange Bowl Committee||Member||2003 - Present|
|Cuban American Bar Association||Member||1994 - Present|
|Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers||Member||1994 - Present|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||1994 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida||Member||1992 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1990 - Present|
|The Florida Bar||Member||1990 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida||Member||1990 - Present|
|Dade County Bar Association||President||2002 - 2003|
|Florida Bar||Chairman 11th Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee||1998 - 2000|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||N/A||law||1990|
|Dartmouth College||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|
|International Law Group 2007 Conference Miami, FL||Survey of US and Florida Litigation and Trial||2007|
|Aviation Law & Insurance Symposium||Alternative Dispute Resolution||2005|
|Investiture Raul Cantero Florida Supreme Court||Remarks on behalf of Dade County Bar Association||2004|
|Dade County Bar Association Symposium on Article V, Section 7 Amendment to Florida Constitution||Article V, Section 7||2003|