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Stephanie L. Carman


Stephanie L. Carman

Stephanie Carman focuses on complex litigation and healthcare matters. She counsels and defends health industry clients in internal and government investigations and state and federal litigation, including False Claims Act and qui tam matters.

Stephanie also represents clients in transactions and on regulatory compliance, billing, and licensure matters including in connection with corporate transactions. Stephanie works with state and federal regulators, hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, academic medical centers, laboratories, and device companies.

Stephanie serves her community as Vice President of the Dade County Bar Association, membership chair and a member of the Executive Committee of Legal Services of Greater Miami's board of directors, board member of Inns of Court, and board member of South Florida Community Board of American Diabetes Association. She also serves her alma matters of Tufts University in various capacities, including on its Alumni Council, and The University of Miami School of Law on its Alumni Board.

Stephanie's peers and legal publications recognize her as a leading lawyer. She has been ranked as an Up and Coming Attorney by Chambers and was described as "very smart, proactive in handling a lot of the issues that arise and just a great litigator." The Daily Business Review included her as part of its Rising Star Class, and South Florida Legal Guide named her among its Top Lawyers Class of 2015. Attorney at Law Magazine listed her among its Attorneys to Watch in 2015, and she is ranked by Chambers, SuperLawyers, and Trend. She was also awarded The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division's Lynn Futch Most Productive Lawyer, the Cystic Fibrosis 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of Miami-Dade County, and The University of Miami School of Law Alumni Leadership Award.

Before practicing law, Stephanie interned for U.S. Senator Connie Mack, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the New York Stock Exchange. She also gained valuable experience as a judicial intern to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Judges Graham and Ungaro.

Representative Experience

Represented healthcare clients, including hospices, orthopedic device manufacturers, and home health agencies in investigations and False Claims Act litigation.

Represented hospitals, home health agencies, universities, and laboratories in licensing, billing, and regulatory matters throughout the country.

Represented a community college in a First Amendment retaliation claim.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Tufts University, 1998


  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Florida Delegate, mid-year meetings 2005, 2007, 2011 and 2012, annual meetings 2010 and 2011
  • American Health Lawyer Association, Member
  • American Diabetes Association, South Florida Community Board, Member 2010-present
  • American Diabetes Association, Step Out Walk – Miami, Chair 2014, Committee Member
  • Cuban American Bar Association, Member
  • Dade County Bar Association, Vice President 2016-present; Secretary 2015-2016; Treasurer 2014-2015; Director 2008-2011, 2012-present
  • Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, President 2010-2011; President Elect 2009-2010; Treasurer 2007-2009
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Member
  • Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., Board of Directors, Membership Committee Chair 2015-present; Executive Committee Member 2015-present; Director 2010-present
  • Inns of Court, Spellman-Hoeveler Inn, Member 2011-present
  • Miami Pro Bono Round Table, Member 2010-2014
  • Tufts University Alumni Council, Member 2011-present (elected); Associate Member 2009-2010 (appointed); Beyond Boundaries Campaign Committee 2010-2011
  • Tufts University Miami Alumni Chapter, Chair 2003-present
  • Tufts University Alumni Admissions Program, Interviewer 1998-2015
  • University of Miami School of Law Alumni Board, Director 2003, 2016-present
  • University of Miami School of Law Class Reunion Planning Committee, Member 2011
  • Women's Fund of Miami Dade County, Raise the Bar Reception, Host Committee Member 2011

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • New York

Court admissions

  • Supreme Court of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court


Up and Coming for Healthcare – Florida

Chambers USA


Health Care, Associate to Watch

Chambers USA


Top Up and Comers, Healthcare Litigation - Defense

South Florida Legal Guide

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Proving FCA Liability Through Statistical Sampling and Extrapolation: What’s Next in Life Care?

Health Care Fraud Report
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