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Brannock Humphries & Berman

Litigation: Appellate

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What the team is known for

Highly respected boutique with vast experience representing clients in both major state and federal appellate courts. Regularly handles a wide range of civil and criminal litigation, with notable expertise in commercial disputes.

Strengths

A client highlights the firm as "the absolute best," explaining: "They are always willing to share their knowledge and they've earned a tremendous reputation which is well deserved."

One interviewee reports: "Their strengths lie in their ability to distill complex arguments. The firm has the obvious respect of appellate judges, and lower court judges are refreshed by the organization and focus they bring to a case."

Another recommends them as "the finest appellate lawyers in the state of Florida without hesitation."

Work highlights

Defended Benderson Development Company in two levels of appeals concerning a 25-acre mixed-use development in Sarasota County, which has been challenged by a group of neighbors.

Notable practitioners

Ceci Culpepper Berman focuses her practice on representing clients in commercial disputes and offers extensive experience acting for clients in appeals.
"She is a remarkably talented appellate advocate, possessing a keen ability to take a case with complex facts and law and distill them into clear, concise and persuasive legal arguments which appellate judges find easy to adopt. She is a master strategist with exceptionally strong intuition and judgment."

Celene Humphries is held in high regard for her appellate practice and offers notable experience representing plaintiffs.
"She is collaborative and professional. She also has a keen sense of being able to reduce the most complex issues into simple and understandable arguments." "An absolute expert."

Steven Brannock is well respected for his representation of clients in a broad array of commercial appeals.
"He is among the best appellate lawyers." "His wealth of knowledge and experience has always been incredibly impressive. He's an insightful lawyer who can handle complex cases."

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Overview

The endgame matters. Brannock Humphries & Berman is a Florida-based appellate boutique that focuses on that endgame, exclusively.  With a team of eleven experienced lawyers, we are the largest firm in the state specializing in appellate law.  We handle all types of state and federal appeals, ranging from complex commercial disputes to personal injury actions.

Brannock Humphries & Berman has a proven track record of success in appellate cases in Florida and around the country.  Our senior lawyers are board certified by the Florida Bar in appellate practice, and each has served in positions of distinction within the Florida Bar.

We take a client-first, collaborative approach to all our cases.  We are partners, not critics: our goal is to work with trial teams and clients to reach the best possible result on appeal.



Members

Brannock, Steven L

Carlin, Tracy

Culpepper Berman, Ceci

Eagleton, Joseph

Humphries, Celene

Macarages, Torri

Moxon, Shea

Padovano, Philip

Pellenbarg, Sarah

Seider, Thomas

Wallace, Douglas

Litigation: Appellate

Brannock Humphries & Berman

firm
Location

1111 West Cass Street

Suite 200

Tampa

Florida

USA

FL 33606

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Florida

Litigation: Appellate


Ceci Culpepper Berman
Band 3
Celene Humphries
Band 1
Steven L Brannock
Band 1