Miami, FL

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Miami, FL 33131
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Cole J. Buescher

COLE J. BUESCHER focuses his practice on corporate defense. He assists clients in all areas of civil litigation, including first and third party property, bad faith litigation, premises liability, and general corporate liability. His cases often involve claimed damages for substantial monetary or property losses with excess exposure. Additionally, Mr. Buescher has experience in labor and employment, corporate transactional matters, and risk management. While in law school, Mr. Buescher was a...

Ingrid A. Castro

INGRID A. CASTRO focuses her practice on general civil litigation defense, with an emphasis on premises liability, auto negligence, trucking and insurance defense. Ms. Castro was born in Honduras and raised in Queens, New York. Ms. Castro graduated in the top 10% of her law school class and won the Best Student/Book Award in Property. She also graduated with honors from her business class. Ms. Castro is a member of the American Bar...

Christopher R. Cooper

CHRISTOPHER R. COOPER concentrates his practice on defending insurance carriers, corporate clients, and condominium associations in general civil litigation disputes, including the areas of first-party coverage and property claims investigation, subrogation, property damage disputes, premises liability, and negligence. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cooper was an associate with a large regional defense firm focused primarily on first-party property insurance litigation. While in law school Mr. Cooper served as a judicial intern...

Andrew D Craven

Andrew Craven focuses his practice on maritime matters, including the defense of crew and passenger claims, limitation of liability actions, cargo claims and salvage claims. His experience includes trials and appeals. Significantly, Mr. Craven is board-certified in admiralty and maritime law by the Florida Bar. Mr. Craven has extensive experience working with London and domestic marine insurers, giving his clients an advantage due to his thorough understanding of the nuances in...

William H. Edwards

WILLIAM HENRY EDWARDS focuses his practice on general liability litigation, premises liability, transportation, trucking and automobile negligence, negligent security, wrongful death, products liability, construction defect, property damage and commercial litigation. Mr. Edwards has extensive experience handling primarily bodily injury and wrongful death matters stemming from premises liability accidents, trucking and automobile accidents, products liability claims and negligent security throughout the entire state of Florida. Mr. Edwards is a partner at Chartwell Law and helps...

David A. Gonzalez

DAVID A. GONZALEZ focuses his practice on first-party property insurance and property damage investigation. Mr. Gonzalez represents insurance carriers and corporate clients in the area of first-party property insurance, claims investigation and property damage disputes. Mr. Gonzalez works closely with his clients to achieve positive outcomes. At any case’s inception, he identifies the strengths and weaknesses present in order to develop a clear case strategy in pursuit of a successful resolution...

Mark R. Houck

MARK R. HOUCK concentrates his practice in admiralty and maritime litigation in defense of personal injury, wrongful death and marine insurance coverage litigation as well as defense for manufacturers and distributors of marine products and commercial disputes involving vessels and marine industries. Mr. Houck is a marine insurance practitioner and has drafted and revised marine insurance policies, applications, claims forms and marine liability policies in use in the domestic United States...

Derek H. Lloyd

DEREK H. LLOYD practices in all areas of civil litigation, including premises liability, trucking liability, automobile liability, first-party property, insurance coverage, subrogation, products liability, medical and professional malpractice, nursing home malpractice, general liability, and employment law. Mr. Lloyd has defended in catastrophic injury cases throughout the course of his long legal career. He has also worked with several well-known retail establishments and property insurers. Mr. Lloyd works to ensure a...

Mitchell L. Lundeen

MITCHELL L. LUNDEEN concentrates his practice in general liability, commercial litigation, products liability, trucking litigation, construction litigation, and property and casualty litigation. He is also an active member of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association, International Association of Defense Counsel, and the Defense Research Institute. Mr. Lundeen has tried over 100 jury cases to verdict. He is a past president of the Miami branch of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and...

Marcus G. Mahfood

Marcus G. Mahfood is an experienced federal court litigator, specializing in the areas of admiralty and maritime law and insurance coverage litigation. Through years of working with London and domestic marine insurers, Mr. Mahfood understands the nuances in marine insurance practice and policy. His practice includes handling a wide variety of crew and passenger claims, marine insurance claims, yacht and small recreational boat matters, personal injury and wrongful death claims, property...

Kimberly L. Mason

KIMBERLY L. MASON represents insured, self-insured and corporate clients in litigation matters throughout Florida, and serves as coverage counsel for first and third party property claims, bad faith litigation, fire/theft/fraud investigation, and windstorm coverage and defense. Ms. Mason litigates insurance disputes involving high exposure commercial and homeowner losses and bad faith issues in both State and Federal court. Ms. Mason has experience in various types of liability matters, including premises liability,...

Matthew R. Olmsted

MATTHEW R. OLMSTED has experience handling a wide variety of civil litigation matters including general civil liability, vehicle negligence, security negligence, premises liability, and catastrophic and personal injury.  In all of his cases, Mr. Olmsted actively works to design and develop innovative strategies to achieve positive outcomes for his clients.  He is experienced in the analysis and development of efficient strategies on behalf of his clients, whether involving an early negotiated...

Anaeli C. Petisco

ANAELI C. PETISCO focuses her practice on labor and employment, general liability, and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Petisco’s target market is comprised of small to mid-sized corporate entities. She has experience working with delivery-based companies with employees and independent contractor drivers, hospitality management, restaurants and fast food chains, staffing agencies, commercial construction-related entities that involve subcontracted workers, and commercial pool tech companies, which typically service beach-front hotels, condo residences, and...

Christopher C. Riggio

CHRISTOPHER C. RIGGIO focuses his practice on workers’ compensation and has extensive experience representing clients in need of valuable legal advice and effective legal strategy. Prior to joining Chartwell, Mr. Riggio was a founder at a prominent state-wide law firm in Jupiter, Florida, where he represented exclusively insurance carriers, self-insured groups, and third party administrators in all workers’ compensation matters. Due to his experience at the firm, Mr. Riggio gained knowledge...

Loanmy Saranova

LOANMY SARANOVA has experience with diverse areas of civil law, including, but not limited to, employment law, personal injury and contractual law. Ms. Saranova has worked with both plaintiffs and defendants and has extensive experience with settlement negotiations and mediations. She has conducted and defended multiple depositions and has successful experience with motion calendar and special set hearings. Ms. Saranova has litigated cases at all stages and maintains strong client...

C. Mark Vazzana

C. MARK VAZZANA is an experienced trial attorney and he focuses his practice on general civil litigation. He has extensive experience defending medical malpractice, personal injury, trucking accidents, auto negligence, premises liability, food liability, dram shop, products liability, and general insurance defense cases. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Mr. Vazzana worked as a trade specialist for the one of the world’s largest investment banks, and then as a financial consultant at a prominent...

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