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Practice Areas:

Health Law
Commercial Litigation

Accreditations and Certifications:

Certified in Health Law
The Florida Bar

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Bar Membership:

Florida, 1996


U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

U.S. Supreme Court


University of Miami School of Law
Coral Gables, Florida, 1996
J.D., Juris Doctor, cum laude

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1992
B.A., Psychology


The Florida Bar
Member, Health Law Section
American Health Lawyers Association
Federal Bar Association
Member, Health Law Section

Stephanie Russo P.A.


Stephanie A. Russo is a Partner in the Miami office of Broad and Cassel. She is a member of the Firm's Health Law and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups.

  • Ms. Russo advises healthcare providers regarding health care operations, compliance, transactions, and litigation issues, including peer review, credentialing and medical staff issues, bioethics, HIPAA, EMTALA, Stark, anti-kickback, government investigations and subpoenas, and commercial litigation.
  • She has represented one of the nation’s largest providers of health care services since 1999.
  • Ms. Russo is board-certified as a specialist in health law by The Florida Bar. Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.
  • She has achieved an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell, the agency's highest mark for both competency and ethics, which only 5 percent of attorneys receive.
  • Ms. Russo was recognized in the 2009 - 2017 editions of Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers in Healthcare.
  • She also was recognized in 2013 - 2017 by the top legal guide The Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward and White. She was also designated a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine in 2017.
  • Ms. Russo co-authored and lectured on The Fundamentals of Medical Staff Issues: Minimizing Risks and Maximizing Collaboration published by the American Health Lawyers Association in 2011 and authored a chapter of The Florida Bar Health Law Handbook regarding EMTALA.
  • She is Past Chair of The Florida Bar's Health Law Certification Committee. She also was a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys.

Honors and Awards

  • "Florida Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine, 2017  
  • Recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America®" for health law, 2013-2017 
  • Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers - Healthcare attorney, 2009 - 2017 
  • Achieved AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell 


  • Chapter on EMTALA
    Florida Bar Health Law Handbook

Press Releases


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38 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named Florida Super Lawyers, Nine Honored as Rising Stars


Broad and Cassel Health Law Practice Achieves Band One Ranking in Chambers USA 2017


24 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named to Chambers USA 2017


45 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers® in America, Four Selected as Lawyers of the Year