Vicente Cortesi is a highly-dedicated attorney with a proven track record of representing corporate clients in various types of insurance disputes. Vicente is committed to excellence and advocacy, which has earned him a reputation for delivering exceptional results for his clients.
Vicente's practice spans the entire spectrum of the litigation process. He litigates first-party insurance coverage cases in federal court and counsels businesses in landlord-tenant and real estate litigation.
Before joining Hinshaw, Vicente honed his skills in a regional full-service law firm, where he defended some of Florida's largest insurers. His experience encompassed every facet of litigating first-party property, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and general liability cases.
Vicente's journey into the legal profession began with a commitment to public service. During his time in law school, he interned with the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, the Department of Homeland Security, and a nonprofit organization known for taking high-impact cases to the Florida and U.S. Supreme Court. He also served as a certified legal intern with the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office.
At the University of Miami, Vicente excelled in moot court programs and the Trial Team, representing the University in various national competitions. His advocacy skills also extended beyond the courtroom, as he served as a student advocate for the law school's Honor Council Disciplinary Proceedings, defending students against allegations of academic misconduct. Vicente demonstrated his unwavering commitment to his clients through extensive written and oral advocacy during these proceedings.
- Florida Bar
Honors & Awards
- University of Miami School of Law
- Order of Barristers
- CALI Book Award in "Florida Civil Procedure"
- Dean's Certificate of Achievement in "Federal Income Tax"
- Dean's Certificate of Achievement in "Legal Communications and Research II"
- Dean's List
- Ervin Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship, Litigation Skills
- Honors in Litigation Skills, Pre-Trial
Vicente is an avid outdoorsman. When not counseling clients, he enjoys boating, fishing, diving, hiking, and camping.
J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2020
B.B.A., Real Estate, Florida International University, 2017
- U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida