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Julie Nevins has been litigating complex commercial disputes for over 20 years. She handles a broad range of matters, including insurance coverage, bad faith, business torts, contracts, real property, outdoor advertising and intellectual property.

No matter what the substantive area, Julie views each matter as a unique problem to be solved creatively and efficiently to meet the client’s particular goals.

Julie has experience with various types of insurance coverage, including commercial general liability, professional liability, directors and officers, property and casualty, and media liability.  In addition to litigating, Julie provides counseling on coverage and claims handling.

Julie also counsels clients in the outdoor advertising area on compliance with state and municipal sign law and assists them in navigating Florida’s regulatory landscape.

Julie earned her J.D. from Florida State University.  She was Editor-in-Chief of the Florida State University Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of insurer in insurance coverage dispute regarding attempted enforcement of $40 million Coblentz judgment, which was affirmed on appeal.
  • Obtained dismissal of putative class action in favor of insurer that alleged violations of the Medicare Secondary payer Act.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of insurer in insurance coverage dispute, defeating claim for coverage by estoppel, which was affirmed on appeal.
  • Obtained favorable resolution for outdoor advertising company in scorched earth dispute over sign inventory against a competitor.
  • Obtained opinion from the Supreme Court of Florida for Public Defender of Miami-Dade County approving of relief requested for excessive caseloads.

Honors & Awards

  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers, Corporate and Business Litigation, 2015-2019
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up and Comers, Corporate and Business Litigation, 2014
  • Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyers, Pro Bono, 2008 & 2013

Memberships

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Insurance Coverage Law Center

Speeches & Events

  • Panelist, “Business Interruption in the Era of COVID,” AIRROC Webinar, September 9, 2020
  • Speaker, “COVID-19 Insurance Claims: Challenges for the Entertainment Industry,” Stroock and AMEC Webinar, June 3, 2020
  • Speaker, “COVID-19 P&C Insurance Perspectives,” SIFM Webinar, April 22, 2020
  • Speaker, “Insurance Industry Perspectives on COVID-19,” Stroock and FTI Consulting Webinar, March 31, 2020

Publications

  • Co-author, “Will Business Interruption Insurance Provide Coverage for Coronavirus Losses?,” Insurance Law Coverage Center, March 12, 2020
  • Co-author, “Will Business Interruption Insurance Provide Coverage for Coronavirus Losses?,” Stroock Special Bulletin, March 6, 2020
  • Co-author, “Steps for Businesses to Consider as Coronavirus Spreads,” Stroock Special Bulletin, March 3, 2020
  • Co-author, “The State of Medicare Secondary Payer Act Litigation,” Law360, July 27, 2018
  • Co-author, “Where They’ve Been and Where They’re Going: Secondary Payer Lawsuits Involving Medicare Advantage Organizations,” For the Defense, May 2018
  • Co-author, “The Eleventh Circuit Expands Private Insurers’ Exposure for the Reimbursement of Medicare Payments Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act,” Stroock Special Bulletin, December 7, 2016
  • “Reed v. Town of Gilbert: A Case of Content-Based Discrimination?," Inside Counsel Magazine, February 9, 2015

Select Quotes

  • "Assessing the Personal Impact of the Coronavirus," NU Property Casualty 360, March 2, 2020
  • "Insurer Ramifications From COVID-19 Could Surpass Those of Past Pandemics," AM Best, February 25, 2020

Admitted To Practice

Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Florida State University College of Law, 1999; Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, Florida State University Law Review

B.A., Vassar College, 1987

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