MIAMI (March 6, 2018) — Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel LLP today announced Benton Curtis was recently honored as a Rising Legal Superstar by the Dade County Bar Association. Curtis was one of just nine honorees this year and was introduced at the ceremony by Miami Managing Partner Mark Raymond.
A former federal prosecutor for 10 years, Curtis focuses his practice on white collar criminal and civil matters and complex civil litigation, government investigations and compliance counseling, with an emphasis in the health care industry. He is a member of the firm’s Health Law and White Collar Defense and Compliance practice groups.
Prior to joining Broad and Cassel, Curtis served as an assistant chief for the Criminal Fraud Section of the United States Department of Justice, where he supervised investigations, prosecutions and resolutions in the Fraud Section’s Health Care Fraud Unit in multiple federal districts. He also oversaw numerous corporate matters in other federal districts, investigating significant alleged schemes connected to the durable medical equipment, medical device, and skilled nursing facility industries, among others.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., and received his juris doctor from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Ala. Curtis also is admitted to practice in four jurisdictions, including Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and the District of Columbia.