Stephanie L. Carman

Stephanie L. Carman


Email stephanie.carman@​

Phone +1 305 459 6654

Fax +1 305 459 6550

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

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


Stephanie Carman is committed to learning her clients' businesses to help them achieve success with their legal needs. She defends them in complex litigation or government enforcement actions, counsels them through internal or government investigations, and advises on regulatory issues.

Whether it is False Claims Act or qui tam matters, corporate compliance, or licensure matters, Stephanie brings insight and experience to advise clients on a plan of action.

Stephanie represents companies in a variety of industries and jurisdictions but is best known for her work with life sciences and healthcare industry clients including academic medical centers, hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, laboratories, and device companies.

She is the immediate past President of the Dade County Bar Association and the fifth woman to hold the position. She serves on alumni boards of her alma maters, Tufts University and The University of Miami School of Law. She is the membership chair and a member of the Executive Committee of Legal Services of Greater Miami's board of directors and a member of a Florida Bar Grievance Committee. Within the Miami Office, she has chaired the recruiting, summer associate, and community investment committees.

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 Daily Business Review's Rising Star award, 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. She is also AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell and a regularly published author.

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.

Awards and recognitions


General Litigation
Florida Super Lawyers


Top Lawyer
South Florida Legal Guide


Healthcare (Florida), Up and Coming
Chambers USA


Healthcare (Florida), Associate to Watch
Chambers USA


Top Up and Comers, Healthcare Litigation - Defense
South Florida Legal Guide

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, 2001

B.A., Tufts University, magna cum laude, 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 2010-2018

American Diabetes Association, Step Out Walk – Miami, Chair 2014, Committee Member

Cuban American Bar Association, Former Member

Dade County Bar Association, President 2018-2019; President Elect 2017-2018; Vice President 2016-2017; 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 2011-2018

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

Women's Fund of Miami Dade County, Raise the Bar Reception, Host Committee Member 2011

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


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

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.

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