Suzette L. Russomanno | Associate


Suzette L. Russomanno is a trial attorney who defends companies against claims involving contractual disputes, catastrophic personal injuries involving a wide variety of negligence claims, and wrongful death claims. She has also litigated medical malpractice matters for hospitals, doctors, and other healthcare providers. Mrs. Russomanno has successfully tried cases to verdict, including obtaining favorable verdicts in favor of a Fortune 500 corporate client. She interned for the Honorable Jose E. Martinez, United States District Court judge for the Southern District of Florida, as well as for the Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Tort Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Spanish

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

EDUCATION

  • University of Miami (B.A., 2001)
  • St. Thomas University School of Law (J.D., 2004)

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENTS

  • Dade County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors, 2014-2017
  • Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers SectionPresident, 2012-2013, President-Elect, 2011-2012, Secretary, 2010-2011, Treasurer, 2009-2010
  • Cuban American Bar Association
  • St. Thomas University School of Law Alumni Council

RECOGNITIONS

  • Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for 2009
  • Featured in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite “Up and Comers” List for 2011
  • Presented with the Young Lawyer of the Year Award by the Dade Legal Aid in 2013
  • Recipient of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida Award in 2015