Steffani M. Russo, Esq.

Steffani M. Russo is an associate at Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz, LLP. She focuses her practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, healthcare payor/provider litigation, and personal injury litigation. Steffani is also an integral part of the firm’s Trial Team and was featured in the Daily Business Review alongside firm partner Edward H. Zebersky, after obtaining a five million dollar wrongful-death jury verdict in 2018. She was  also a member of the Trial Team, along with firm partner Jordan A. Shaw, which was recognized by “Top Verdict” for obtaining Florida’s largest securities-fraud jury verdict in 2017.

Prior to joining Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz, LLP, Ms. Russo worked as a CLI with the Broward County Public Defender’s Office, where she represented clients in criminal pretrial proceedings and trial. Ms. Russo attended Nova Southeastern University for both her undergraduate education and law school, where she was involved with the NSU criminal justice clinic and won the schools pro-bono award.

  • Florida State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Nova Southeastern University – Shepard Broad College of Law, J.D.
    • Book Award for Highest Grade in Juvenile Law
    • Pro Bono Honors Program, Gold Award Recipient
    • CLI, Broward County Public Defender’s Office
  • Nova Southeastern University, B.S. Criminal Justice
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • America Bar Association
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