Brandon L. Fernandez is a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and is an associate in the firm’s Miami office. Mr. Fernandez’s practice includes all aspects of federal and state civil trial litigation with a primary focus in civil rights litigation, complex commercial litigation, government liability, law enforcement liability, labor & employment law, premises liability, and professional liability. While attending law school, Mr. Fernandez served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Ari Abraham Porth in the Criminal Drug Court and Mental Health Court Divisions for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Fernandez worked as a paralegal for various law firms in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Mr. Fernandez received his Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice from Florida State University where he minored in Political Science and received Dean’s List honors. During his studies at Florida State, Mr. Fernandez served as an intern for a boutique lobbying firm in Tallahassee, Florida.
Mr. Fernandez earned his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad College of Law. During law school, Mr. Fernandez received Dean’s List honors, was a member of the Nova Trial Association, and a Junior Associate for Volume 41 of the Nova Law Review where his Comment—Throwing Shade on the Sunshine State: The Paris Agreement and How Florida Utility Companies Are Fighting to Control Solar Energy—was published in 2016. Mr. Fernandez also served as Vice-President of Nova’s Transactional Law Practice Group where he competed in a national transactional law competition and helped architect a complex commercial asset purchase contract that received second best draft in the southeast region. While attending law school, Mr. Fernandez received the Book Award in Intellectual Property, and earned Pro Bono Honors for providing over 300 hours of public service to the Fort Lauderdale community.