Florida

Miami

1221 Brickell Avenue
19th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: (305) 416-3180
Fax: (305) 416-3190

Fort Lauderdale

2598 E. Sunrise Blvd,
Suite 2104
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 653-9270
Fax: (954) 900-9475

Boca Raton

2300 Glades Road
Suite 340w
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: (561) 655-6661
Fax: (305) 416-3190

West Palm Beach

301 Clematis Street
Suite 3000
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: (561) 655-6661
Fax: (561) 655-6186

Orlando

390 N. Orange Ave
Suite 1295
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 255-2070
Fax: (407) 985-4545

Bonita Springs

27499 Riverview Center Blvd.
Suite 405
Bonita Springs, Florida 34134
Phone: (239) 444­-4380
Fax: (239) 444-4381

Jacksonville

841 Prudential Drive, Suite 1200
Jacksonville, Florida 32207
Phone: (904) 443-3514
Fax: (904) 443-3515

Tampa

4350 West Cypress St.
Suite 910
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: (813) 443-8424
Fax: (813) 873-2330

Tallahassee

113 S Monroe St,
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 201-7275
Fax: (850) 201-7101

Pensacola

495 Grand Blvd
Suite 206
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Phone: (850) 269-6851
Fax: (850) 269-6801

Our Florida Team

I am litigation associate in the firm’s Orlando office, where I focus my practice area in a range of topics in general civil litigation.
Samantha Ceres is an Associate attorney in the firm’s Jacksonville office. Ms. Ceres’ practice involves all aspects of civil litigation.
Sonia Paola Herrera is an association in the firm’s Orlando office. Ms. Herrera represents clients throughout the state in a variety of federal and state civil litigation claims with a focus in premise liability, personal injury, and negligence.
Chelsea Varsaci is an associate attorney in the firm’s Miami office. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, premises, liability, and negligent security.
Chris Brennan is a senior associate in Lydecker's Orlando office where he concentrates his practice in construction law and litigation.

Christopher W. Brennan

Senior Associate

Kerry McKeown is an Associate in the Orlando office, also working with the Tampa and Jacksonville offices. She represents clients all over the state in a wide range of civil litigation matters.

Kerry McKeown

Associate

Joshua R. Paikowsky is an associate in the firm’s Miami Office. Mr. Paikowsky’s practice involves all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation with a primary focus in personal injury, governmental liability, and labor and employment litigation.
Richelle Claytor is an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Orlando office.
Davy Karkason is an associate attorney at the Lydecker’s Boca Raton’s office. Mr. Karkason concentrates his practice in all aspects of Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration, International transactions and investment law.

Davy Karkason

Associate

Kristoffer R. Budhram is an associate in the firm’s Jacksonville office. Mr. Budhram’s practice involves all aspect of general litigation.
Mr. Garcia is an associate attorney at the firm’s Tampa Office. While earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Garcia served as a law clerk for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, where he assisted several judges in civil matters.
Taylor George is a Partner and trial counsel for the Tampa office, also working with the Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee offices.
Katherine F. Gora is a Senior Associate at the firm’s Miami office, and concentrates her practice in property insurance litigation.

Katherine F. Gora

Senior Associate

Nieves is an Associate Attorney at the firm's Miami office where her primary practice is property insurance litigation. Nieves has years of litigation experience representing insurance carriers in first party property and bad faith claims.
Katrina Carrillo is an Associate at Lydecker handling Florida civil litigation matters. Ms. Carrillo has extensive experience in the defense of civil disputes.
Jennifer Blanco is an Associate Attorney at Lydecker’s Miami office. Her practice is concentrated in civil litigation with a primary focus in the areas of labor and employment law.
Jason B. Trauth can handle a case from start to finish. He is well-versed in all phases of litigation, having handled numerous cases on behalf of his clients in every setting, from federal and state courts to AAA arbitrations and administrative hearings.
Ilana J. Moskowitz is an associate at the firm’s Boca Raton office. Ms. Moskowitz focuses her practice on civil and complex commercial litigation, including business torts, deceptive practices, and breach of contract claims.
Mr. Sanchez Parraga is a Senior Associate in the Lydecker Miami and New York offices. He counsels insurers on insurance coverage, claim adjustment, and contract interpretation on first-party property homeowners and commercial losses, bad faith litigation, fire/theft/fraud investigation, and windstorm coverage.

Alex Sanchez Parraga

Senior Associate

Jessica Aehnlich is an Associate at the firm’s Miami office. Jessica concentrates her practice in products liability. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Law Studies with a minor in Political Science at the University of Mississippi and her Juris Doctor from the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
Tom Allmond is a trial attorney in the firm’s Tampa Office, also working with the Orlando, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee offices. Mr. Allmond’s practice includes all aspects of civil trial litigation.
Desiree Dixon is an associate in the firm’s Miami Office. Ms. Dixon’s practice involves all aspects of federal and civil trial litigation with a primary focus in labor and employment law, government liability, commercial litigation, and civil rights litigation.
Brandon Singh is an associate in the firm’s Tampa Office. Brandon’s practice involves all aspects of state civil trial litigation, with a primary focus in insurance defense litigation.
Mewerick Mozza is an associate attorney at the Lydecker’s Miami office. Mr. Mozza concentrates his practice in all aspects of federal and state civil litigation.
Tobias Koch is an associate in the firm’s Tampa Office. Mr. Koch’s practice involves aspects of General Litigation with a primary focus in personal injury and property damage.

Tobias Koch

Associate

Natalie Rodriguez is a South Florida native and a member of the Florida Bar. She grew up in the world of Insurance litigation as her family owns and operates several companies that cover Adjusting, Appraisal, and Umpire Services.
Victoria T. Newman is an associate at Lydecker LLP Miami office where her practice focuses on Property Insurance Litigation. Prior to defending Property Insurance Companies at Lydecker LLP, Ms. Newman was working for the Plaintiffs in first party property insurance litigation.
Natalia Pinzon Martinez is an associate in the firm’s Miami Office. Ms. Pinzon Martinez’s practice involves all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation with a primary focus in personal injury, governmental liability, and labor and employment litigation.
Ms. Hoskins is a Partner in the firm’s Boca Raton office. She has represented clients in both state and federal courts.

Erin Hoskins

Partner

Christopher Lutzel is an associate at the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Lutzel concentrates his practice in Commercial and Homeowner’s First-Party Disputes, with an emphasis on Property Practice, Insurance Coverage and Extra-Contractual Litigation.
Jordan Roth is an Associate at the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Roth concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, with an emphasis on contractual disputes, business torts, and insolvency. Prior to joining Lydecker, Mr. Roth was an associate at a boutique commercial litigation firm in Miami.

Jordan Roth

Associate

Prior to joining our firm, Jonathan worked as a Prosecutor for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, where he handled a wide-array of misdemeanor cases, numerous dispositive motions, depositions, plea negotiations, and bench/jury trials.
Kalae Menard is an Associate within the firm’s Orlando office. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Menard practiced insurance defense and litigated cases as an Associate Attorney for one of the largest national law firms by the National Law Journal’s NLJ 500.

Kalae Menard

Associate

Angela M. Bekhit is an Associate in the Orlando office. She was born and raised in The City Beautiful Orlando and has resided in Florida her entire life. She earned her Juris Doctor at Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas in 2016 and her Bachelor of Science Degree from Nova Southeastern University.
Jonathan J. Levy is an associate at the Boca Raton office. Mr. Levy's practice includes Construction Defect Litigation focusing on defending developers, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, environmental consultants, and product manufacturers
Conrad C. Witte is an associate in the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Witte’s practice involves all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation with a primary focus in personal injury, governmental liability, and labor and employment litigation.
Filippo Carnazzi is an associate in the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Carnazzi’s practice focuses on construction defect litigation. In his practice, Mr. Carnazzi represents developers, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals in a variety of contexts arising from the construction and design defect.
Paris T. Baker is a St. Louis, Missouri native and an associate in the firm’s Orlando office. Ms. Baker’s primary practice consist of first party property claims.
Amanda M. Martinez is an Associate in the First Party Property department at the Lydecker LLP Orlando office.
Katherine Chin is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and an associate in the firm’s Miami office. Ms. Chin represents corporations, entrepreneurs, media companies, entertainers, and municipal entities in all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation and arbitration.
Brittany Singletary is an associate attorney in the firm’s Miami office. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, and vehicle negligence.
Vivian Bauza is an Associate attorney in the firm's Miami office. Ms. Bauza regularly represents domestic and foreign clients in various industry sectors in transactions and disputes across multinational borders and insolvency proceedings.

Vivian Bauza

Associate

Mark Miskolczi is an Associate at the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Miskolczi concentrates his practice in civil litigation. He earned his Bachelor of Science at Florida State University, where he double majored in Political Science and International Affairs and his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law.
Jamie Baboolal is an associate with the firm’s Miami office. Her practice areas include products liability, premises liability, and general liability.
Ms. Maken has substantial experience in handling appellate matters. Over her career, she has authored hundreds of briefs filed in the Florida Supreme Court, Florida's District Courts of Appeal, the Eleventh Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Yina Cabrera is an Associate in the firm’s Miami office. Ms. Cabrera’s practice involves all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation with a primary focus in personal injury, government liability, and civil rights litigation. Ms. Cabrera also handles employment litigation matters, including FLSA and FMLA violations, and Title VII violations including discrimination, retaliation, and sexual harassment.

Yina Cabrera

Associate

Ailin Caballero handles all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation, with a primary focus on premises liability, labor and employment litigation, and government liability.

Ailin Caballero

Of Counsel

Danielle A. Strauss is an associate in the firm’s Boca Raton office. Ms. Strauss’ practice includes general civil liability defense focusing on insurance defense litigation, including bodily injury, and defending municipalities.
Danielle is joining us with 15 years of experience in human resources and operations management; 10 of those years were specific to managing a large social security disability and veterans affairs law firm.

Danielle Cerny

Operations/HR Manager

Robert Sylvester Jr. is an associate in the firm’s Tampa office. Prior to joining Lydecker, Mr. Sylvester served as a law clerk for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, where he assisted several judges in matters relating to civil, criminal, and family law.
Mr. Vidal is an associate attorney at the firm’s Tampa Office. Throughout law school, Mr. Vidal interned at Legal Services of North Florida where he assisted attorneys in representing indigent clients in family law and home foreclosure cases.

Zachary Vidal

Associate

Jason Gutknecht is an Associate at the firm’s Miami office.  Mr. Gutknecht concentrates his practice in first-party property defense litigation, with an emphasis in bad faith litigation, fraud investigation, water damage claims, and windstorm coverage issues.
Ashley Morrison is an associate with the firm’s Miami office. Prior to joining the firm Ms. Morrison worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida where she prosecuted thousands of felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile delinquency cases and tried over 20 jury trials.
Forrest Andrews is Board Certified in Appellate Practice by the Florida Bar and has experience handling all types of appellate proceedings, including extraordinary writs, in state and federal courts.
J.W. Webb is a Litigation Partner in the firm’s Orlando office, where he maintains an active trial and civil litigation practice in Federal and State Courts throughout Florida.

J.W. Webb

Partner

Mr. Wayne is an attorney with more than 30 years of practice with a focus on international and United States tax, corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and aviation law.
Carrie E. Stricklin is of counsel to the firm and works out of the Boca Raton office. She practices general civil litigation.
Kielan Saborit is a Partner in the firm’s Miami office. Ms. Saborit’s practice involves all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation with a primary focus in personal injury, government liability, and civil rights litigation.
Stephanie Pidermann’s practice involves all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation, with a primary focus on professional liability, labor and employment litigation and government liability.
Prior to joining Lydecker, Mr. Patten was a prosecutor for the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office where he obtained extensive trial experience prosecuting criminal traffic, misdemeanor, and felony level charges.

Lee Patten

Partner

Mr. Norris’s primary practice involves all aspects of civil litigation. In the past, Mr. Norris has extensively litigated matters involving labor and employment law, real estate, admiralty and maritime, wrongful death, and negligence.
Eric McAliley brings more than a decade of legal experience to his representation of professionals and the construction industry.
Meliz Martin is a Partner in the firm’s Miami office. Ms. Martin’s practice involves all aspects of federal and state trial litigation with a focus on complex commercial and construction litigation.
Spencer Mallard is a Board Certified Construction Lawyer with a statewide practice in all facets of construction and oversees the Firm’s construction practice.
David B. Kowalski is an partner in the firm’s Orlando office. While earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Kowalski worked as a law clerk with Jacksonville area law firms where he focused on complex commercial litigation.
Shaun Robert Koby is a Shareholder with the Firm’s Orlando and Tampa offices. His practice focuses in the areas of complex commercial litigation, professional malpractice, insurance defense, and constitutional law.
Mr. Johnson has successfully litigated and tried matters throughout the state of Florida. Mr. Johnson specializes in the representation of insurers and corporations in a broad range of complex business and business tort matters.
Mr. Iacono has over 20 years of litigation experience. He began his litigation career as a prosecutor for the 20th Judicial Circuit in Lee County, Florida.
Mr. Hendricks is the Managing Partner for Lydecker LLP. He practices out of the firm’s Miami and Boca Raton offices where he maintains an active trial and civil litigation practice in the Federal, State, and Appellate Courts throughout the State of Florida.

Mark A. Hendricks

Managing Partner

Mr. Harutunian was born and raised in suburban Boston, Massachusetts. He practices in the areas of bankruptcy law, commercial litigation, and labor and employment law.
Jeremy Harris is a civil litigator with extensive trial and appellate court experience. Mr. Harris represents clients in all phases of large scale construction defect litigation cases.
Erik J. Gruber is a Partner at the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Gruber concentrates his practice in first-party property defense litigation, with an emphasis in bad faith litigation, fraud investigation, water damage claims, and windstorm coverage issues.
Ms. Franks is a partner in the firm’s Miami office.
Mrs. Diverio is partner at Lydeckder’s Miami office. Mrs. Diverio serves as coverage counsel for first and third party property claims, bad faith litigation, fire/theft/fraud investigation, and windstorm coverage and defense.
Mr. de Zayas’ experience includes debtor-creditor law, bankruptcy, insurance insolvency, construction litigation, employment litigation, and appeals.
Mr. Conto is a Partner at the firm’s Boca Raton Office.
The firm’s founding partner, Richard J. Lydecker, has a diverse and extensive background in the general practice of civil litigation, mainly concentrating in the areas of complex commercial litigation, professional liability, Bad Faith litigation, and insurance coverage.

Richard Lydecker

Senior Partner