Casey McCormack was born and raised in Queens, New York. She attended college at The University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. After graduating college in May 2012, Ms. McCormack moved to Miami to simultaneously attend the University of Miami School of Law and Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science (RSMAS). During her time as a student at the University of Miami, Ms. McCormack was actively involved in ocean conservation efforts, and traveled extensively throughout Southeast Asia, Europe and Central America studying environmental law and policy. She graduated from both institutions in May 2015, simultaneously receiving a Juris Doctor Degree and Master of Professional Science Degree in Marine Affairs & Policy, with concentrations in Coastal Management, Ocean & Coastal Law, and Maritime Law.
Ms. McCormack was admitted to the Florida Bar in November 2015 and the New York State Bar in April 2017. She joined Saavedra | Goodwin, a Fort Lauderdale based firm, in February 2016 as an Associate Transactional Attorney. She spends most of her time working in the areas of corporate mergers and acquisitions, corporate aviation law, complex commercial real estate leasing and sales, land use/environmental law, and corporate finance law.
In February 2017, Ms. McCormack’s article, “How Congress & SCOTUS Have Failed the American Seaman: A Modern Analysis of Obtaining “Seaman” Status Under the Jones Act & the United States Supreme Court’s 2014 Denial of William S. Dize” was published in the University of San Francisco’s Maritime Law Journal (U.S.F. Mar. L.J., Vol 29.1, January 2017).
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2015||12/20/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|CALI Award of Excellence in Toxic Torts||University of Miami School of Law||2015|
|Associate Transactional Attorney||Saavedra | Goodwin||2016 - Present|
|Contractual Law Clerk||Mase Lara Eversole, P.A.||2014 - 2014|
|Summer Law Clerk||Loigica P.A.||2014 - 2014|
|Law Clerk||Perry & Neblett P.A.||2014 - 2015|
|Policy Intern||U.S. Department Of Health & Human Services||2013 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section||Member||2015 - Present|
|USF Maritime Law Journal, Volume 29.1||How Congress & SCOTUS Have Failed the American Seaman: A Modern Analysis of Obtaining "Seaman" Status Under the Jones Act and the United States Supreme Court's 2014 Denial of William S. Dize||2017|
|University of Miami School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2015|
|Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science||MPS - Master of Professional Science||2015|
|The University of Scranton||BS - Bachelor of Science||2012|
|2015 Superyacht Summit in West Palm Beach||The Legality of Kickbacks in the Maritime Sector||2015|
|$75 Million Credit Extension||Closed|
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