Specializing in ERISA & Disability Insurance Claim Denials

Location: Tampa, Florida
Phone: 813-839-2000
813-839-2000 (Toll Free)
Fax: 813-839-2000
Email: E-mail Me

Areas of Practice

Employment Law — Employee
Employee Benefits law

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Ohio, 1995
Florida, 1999
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2000
U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1996
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2002
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2002
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2002
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit 2012
U.S. Supreme Court, 2006


Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio

  • J.D. – 1995
  • Honors: Outstanding Student in Trial Advocacy
  • Honors: Am Jur in Trial Advocacy

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

  • B.A. cum laude – 1983
  • Honors: Several Awards in Creative Writing
  • Major: English

The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

  • M.A. – 1985
  • Honors: Teaching Fellowship; Published short fiction
  • Major: Writing Seminars

University of Arkansas

  • M.F.A. – 1988
  • Major: Creative Writing


  • Delta Tau Delta