Catherine Hedglon advises clients on general liability, personal injury, wrongful death, sexual assault, product liability, toxic torts, and professional and medical malpractice claims. She handles all aspects of litigation—from pre-suit claims to jury trials and post-trial appellate motions—for her clients, which include multinational Fortune 500 companies. Catherine has successfully tried numerous jury trials involving product liability and premises liability cases in several jurisdictions around Florida.

As part of her product liability practice, Catherine also represents clients in a variety of construction matters, including defect litigation, as well as those relating to building products and building violations, and code compliance issues. As part of her health care practice, she represents various health care professionals in front of medical licensing boards for disciplinary actions and health care legislative matters. Catherine has extensive experience working with chiropractors related to risk management and medical malpractice, as she currently serves as counsel to the Florida Chiropractic Society.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, Catherine practiced law at a national defense firm, focusing on premises liability litigation for multinational Fortune 500 companies. At that time, Catherine tried numerous jury trials for a large big-box retailer involving negligent security and slip and fall injuries. Additionally, Catherine served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robin S. Rosenbaum, now U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, and former U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Florida.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Broward Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers

Honors & Awards

  • Professional
    • Selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, 2024; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2023 – 2024
    • Recognized on the Rising Stars list by Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2022 – 2023
  • Academic
    • University of Miami School of Law
      • Dean's List
      • Honors in Criminal Law
      • Phi Alpha Delta
      • Health Rights Clinic, Volunteer

Community/Civic Activities

  • Lifework Leadership, Program Graduate, 2014
  • Compassions International, Sponsor
  • Women's Fund of Miami Dade
  • Emerge Broward

J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2013

B.S., Political Science & Psychology, Florida State University, 2010