Brent Steinberg began his employment with Swope, Rodante P.A. as a law clerk in 2009 and joined the firm full time after graduating law school in 2010. He became a partner in 2018.
Mr. Steinberg handles catastrophic injury, insurance bad faith, legal malpractice and insurance coverage cases throughout Florida and Georgia, at both the trial and appellate levels.
In 2019, Mr. Steinberg, along with partner Brandon Cathey and associate Daniel Greene, received the 6th highest personal injury verdict in Florida – a $30.1 million award in a traumatic brain injury case. He has also served as lead appellate counsel in cases at Florida’s First, Second, Third and Fifth District Courts of Appeal, the Florida Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Mr. Steinberg is a proud double Gator, earning his Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Florida in 2007, and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2010. While at UF Law, he was a member of the Florida Law Review, in which he was published, and he received six “Book Awards” for the highest-class grade.
Mr. Steinberg has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine, The National Trial Lawyers, and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He has also received multiple awards from the Florida Justice Association (“FJA”). He is a member of the FJA Board of Directors and serves as Chair of the Auto Insurance Committee and Insurance Bad Faith Section. Over the past 5 years, Mr. Steinberg he has volunteered more than 1,000 hours drafting bills, authoring white papers and lobbying state legislators on a multitude of insurance and civil justice issues. He also presently serves on the board of directors of the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Steinberg is a frequent lecturer on automobile insurance issues and authored a chapter titled “Autonomous Vehicles and Transportation Network Companies” in Florida Automobile Insurance Law, published by the Florida Bar in 2020. He also authors a bi-monthly column in the FJA Journal titled “Tips for Auto Practitioners.”