Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP has welcomed
three attorneys to the Miami, Florida office and one to the
Tampa, Florida office. Gilda Chavez, Matthew O'Brien, Jessica
Calvo, and Julie Cunningham each bring their own unique
expertise and perspective to the firm's specialized areas of
a litigator with 19 years of experience, ten of which were as
in-house legal counsel for two major insurance companies, has
joined HMB's litigation practice group. Her experience
includes trying numerous bench and jury trials and supervising
the caseload of ten attorneys at a Florida-based insurance
company. Ms. Chavez will be defending personal injury, property
and casualty, marine, and vehicle fraud matters.
Ms. Chavez is a member of the Florida Bar and is bilingual in
English and Spanish.
View Gilda Chavez's profile
joins Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel, LLP following five years
working with well-known defense attorney, Roy Black, where he
worked on high-profile, complex commercial litigation, civil
trial, and appeals in state and federal court. He also handled
corporate transactional work. He joins the firm's litigation
and corporate practice groups.
Mr. O'Brien is a member of the Florida Bar and is bilingual in
English and Spanish.
View Matthew O'Brien's profile
graduated from law school in 2007 and comes to Hamilton, Miller
& Birthisel, LLP from a Miami trial firm. She will be working
in HMB's litigation practice group and handling personal injury,
medical malpractice, commercial litigation, and admiralty
Ms. Calvo is a member of both the New York and Florida
bars. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.
View Jessica Calvo's profile
is a recent law school graduate and native Floridian. During
law school, she worked in the legal department of a Florida
based insurance company where she gained expertise in legal
research and drafting motions, answers, and discovery. Ms.
Cunningham will be working in the area of admiralty and maritime
law in the firm's Tampa, Florida office.
She is a member of the Florida Bar, the Tampa Bay
Mariners Club, and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club.
View Julie Cunningham's profile