Just shy of its eleventh anniversary, Brannock & Humphries has added managing shareholder Ceci Berman’s name to the firm’s marquee, becoming Brannock Humphries & Berman.
After surveying more than 7,000 Hillsborough County lawyers, TAMPA Magazine has placed Ceci Berman and Celene Humphries on its annual list of the best attorneys in the Tampa Bay area.
In a thorough opinion disapproving the reasoning of several other appeals courts around the country, the Second District Court of Appeal sided with Brannock & Humphries today in ruling that a trial court, not an arbitrator, should decide whether to send a couple’s lawsuit against Airbnb to arbitration. The case stems
For the second time in five months, Brannock & Humphries convinced the Third District Court of Appeal to deny a petition challenging a Miami-Dade County trial judge’s rulings in a child custody dispute centering on the mother’s relocation from Florida to Maryland. As noted when Brannock & Humphries defeated the mother’s first petition
Brannock & Humphries attorney Joe Eagleton was part of an all-star collection of appellate attorneys who spoke at a special continuing legal education program, “Appeals for the Pro Bono Practitioner,” that headlined the first day of the Florida Bar’s winter meeting in Orlando.
Board-certified appellate lawyer Tom Seider, an associate at the firm since 2014, has been elected a shareholder of Brannock & Humphries. Mr. Seider concentrates his appellate practice on personal injury litigation and complex commercial disputes. A leader in the state and local appellate bars,
Last year, Brannock & Humphries provided appellate support at eight trials that made the list of the top verdicts in the United States, and another case in which Brannock & Humphries played a key role ended with one of the nation’s 100 highest settlements.
Board certified attorney Tracy Carlin, a longtime fixture in Florida appellate circles and Of Counsel for Brannock & Humphries, was the featured speaker at this month’s webinar series hosted by the Florida Bar’s Appellate Practice Section. Ms. Carlin spoke on the intricacies of pass-through jurisdiction, a narrow and frequently misunderstood procedural
As in years past, Brannock & Humphries was once again named a “Tier 1” regional law firm in the areas of appellate practice and commercial litigation, also garnering a “Tier 2” ranking from U.S. News & World Report in personal injury litigation on behalf of plaintiffs.
In one of the most comprehensive opinions concerning patent jurisdiction since a seminal 2013 Supreme Court decision on the issue, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled today that a Florida federal court lacked subject matter jurisdiction to hear a breach of contract case involving a