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Stephanie L. Carman

Counsel
Miami

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 President-Elect 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, 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 has been recognized by Chambers, the Daily Business Review, South Florida Legal Guide, Attorney at Law Magazine, SuperLawyers, and Florida 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, the New York Stock Exchange, and Judges Graham and Ungaro of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Very smart, proactive in handling a lot of the issues that arise and just a great litigator.

Chambers

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

Education

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

Memberships

  • 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, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st 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

2015-2016

Healthcare (Florida), Up and Coming

Chambers USA

2014

Healthcare (Florida), Associate to Watch

Chambers USA

2013

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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