Maureen Pearcy Named to 2015 Florida Trend Magazine’s "Legal Elite"

July 1, 2015

Miami, FL Florida Trend magazine has released its annual Florida Legal Elite list for 2015, recognizing the top 1.8 percent of Florida’s 56,000 lawyers. Appellate attorney Maureen G. Pearcy, a partner in the Coral Gables office of the national law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, has been named among the top practitioners in Florida as a Florida "Legal Elite."

Ms. Pearcy is an appellate practitioner, who represents clients in a wide variety of civil matters in state and federal courts. She focuses her practice primarily in insurance coverage disputes, including professional liability and first-party claims. Ms. Pearcy also has appellate experience in the areas of consumer class actions, products liability, catastrophic injuries and torts.

Ms. Pearcy has handled appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, all Florida District Courts of Appeal and the Florida Supreme Court. She has assisted in drafting amicus briefs involving issues affecting the insurance and maritime industries.

Ms. Pearcy holds a J.D., cum laude, from American University Washington College of Law and a B.A., with honors, from University of Pennsylvania.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.