Stephanie A. Casey
“Stephanie is a tremendous attorney, a wonderful person, and a proven asset to our clients and the firm,” said partner Dean Colson. “Her dedication to clients and leadership in the legal community exemplify our core values. We are thrilled to welcome her as a partner.”
Casey joined Colson Hicks Eidson in November 2012. Prior to joining the firm, she served as judicial clerk for United States District Judge Marcia G. Cooke and worked at a large, international law firm in Washington, DC. She practices in the areas of commercial litigation, personal injury, and class action litigation. She has represented U.S. and international clients in a wide range of antitrust, securities, commercial litigation, qui tam, and white collar defense matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts in Florida, New York and Washington DC.
Casey’s efforts have been instrumental in the success of many of the firm’s high-profile cases. Casey has negotiated the favorable settlement of a partnership dispute involving a high-end Miami Beach nightclub; secured dismissal of fraud, defamation, and conspiracy claims against a foreign bank; obtained summary judgment in favor of a hair care company in a contract dispute concerning its ownership interest in certain hair care formulas; and obtained a $4 million judgment on behalf of a foreign resort hotel company and an industrial plastic manufacturer defrauded in an international Ponzi scheme. Casey has also represented clients in multi-district litigations, including In re Air Crash at Georgetown, Guyana, on July 30, 2011 (Caribbean Airlines Flight BW 523) and In re American Airlines Flight 331.
Active within the legal profession, Casey currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and the Board of Directors of the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. She is also a member of the American Association for Justice; American Bar Association; Miami-Dade County Bar Association; and the Florida Bar, Federal Court Practice Committee.
Casey received her law degree, magna cum laude as a member of the Order of the Coif, from American University, Washington College of Law. She earned her bachelor of arts in political science and communications, cum laude, from Boston College. She is licensed to practice in Florida, New York and Washington D.C. A native of Brazil, Casey speaks Portuguese fluently.
About Colson Hicks Eidson
The Law Firm of Colson Hicks Eidson is a trial firm with nearly 50 years of experience handling local, national and international litigation, and arbitration. Members of the firm have been involved in some of the country’s most high-profile and landmark cases resulting in impactful and precedential rulings. A mid-size firm with a diverse staff comprised of more than 50 percent women and minorities, Colson Hicks Eidson prides itself on a track record of developing future leaders within the legal profession and its civic and community involvement. Members of the firm have held notable positions serving on the boards of prominent institutions, such as the State University System of Florida and the Florida State Board of Education, and holding high-ranking offices, including President of the 60,000-member American Association for Justice; President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; President of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; President of the Dade County Bar Association; President of the Miami-Dade Florida Association of Women Lawyers; United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; and Chairman of the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission.