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,
Twenty-five years after her father’s death, Brannock & Humphries’ client prevailed in a lawsuit against the company that manufactured the cigarettes her father smoked—Philip Morris USA. The plaintiff's father began smoking when he was 15 years old, during the 1950s. He was only 41 when he died of lung cancer. At
Ruling in favor of Brannock & Humphries’ client, the Second District Court of Appeal issued a precedent-setting ruling today about the scope of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA). The case centered on the amounts charged by medical record companies. Florida law sets the rates that these companies can
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.
Two cases that were orally argued by Brannock & Humphries on consecutive days last month, one in Daytona Beach and the other in Tampa, were both affirmed today, embracing the arguments made by Brannock & Humphries for upholding the multimillion-dollar jury awards. The first case involved a challenge by R.J. Reynolds