Steve Brannock, Celene Humphries, and Ceci Berman were all recognized in the 2021 edition of Florida Legal Elite, a distinction achieved by just over one percent of active Florida Bar members.
After a three-week trial, a Miami jury awarded damages to the wife of a World War II fighter pilot who died in 1993 from a lifetime of smoking Pall Mall cigarettes.
The annual Super Lawyers rankings are out, featuring eight Brannock Humphries & Berman attorneys among Florida’s best appellate practitioners in 2021.
In an extensive 40-plus-page opinion, a three-judge panel of the Second District Court of Appeal provided far-reaching guidance on the division of contingent attorney’s fees earned after a lawyer departs a law firm
Steve Brannock and Ceci Berman were both part of the Florida Bar President’s Showcase CLE, “Look Out Below! Blunders, Landmines, and the Consequences of Poor Attorney Performance in the Preservation of Record Error,” which was attended by several hundred lawyers in conjunction with The Florida Bar’s annual meeting.
After Brannock Humphries & Berman successfully persuaded the First District Court of Appeal to take the extraordinary step of reversing a murder conviction based on insufficient evidence, the Florida Supreme Court denied the State of Florida’s effort to undo the First District’s decision.
Brannock Humphries & Berman successfully persuaded the Second District Court of Appeal to uphold, without comment, an order certifying a class action against a Tampa-based clinic that claims to be able to treat chronic, incurable lung diseases such as COPD using stem cells.