Stephanie M. Chaissan is a shareholder in the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group and represents corporations and individuals in complex commercial litigation cases in both state and federal court, as well as alternative dispute resolution forums. She litigates aggressively to deliver favorable outcomes for her clients and provides results-oriented and cost-effective solutions that address the diverse legal disputes arising during the course of business.
Stephanie has broad experience in commercial and business litigation, including claims arising out of shareholder disputes, breach of contract, breach of warranty, breach of fiduciary duty, officer and director liability, corporate governance, and landlord and tenant disputes. She also has experience in civil appeals, and in representing condominium and home owners associations, and real estate developers in a wide range of matters, including contractual disputes, statutory violations, and construction defects.
Stephanie is admitted to the Florida Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Virginia Bar, as well as the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida and Northern District of Florida. She was recently named a Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section; Business Law Section; Young Lawyers Division
- American Bar Association, Section of Litigation; Young Lawyers Division
- Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade Chapter, Member
- Dade County Bar Association, Member
- The Junior League of Miami, Membership Enrichment Committee
- Miami City Ballet Upper Room, Member
- Co-Author with Susan Aprill, “Defamation and the Media,” Reporter's Handbook, The Florida Bar, updated June 2015.
- Draft and edit annual Cumulative Supplement for STEVEN M. SIEGFRIED, Chapter 10 – Time, Schedule, Delay and Its Consequences, in FLORIDA CONSTRUCTION LAW (2001).
- "Minimum Contacts" Abroad: Using the International Shoe Test to Restrict the Extraterritorial Exercise of United States Jurisdiction Under the Maritime Drug Law Enforcement Act, 38 U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 641 (Spring 2007).
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