Jennifer Ruiz

Senior Counsel

Jennifer Ruiz is a Senior Counsel with FLG with vast experience as a  civil litigator in matters pertaining to property damage in Florida.  In recent years, Jennifer has focused on representing corporations, government entities, condominium associations, and other property owners and operators in hurricane-related loss recovery, bad faith, and business interruption claims. While she is more than ready to proceed to trial, Jennifer usually resolves cases through mediation or informal negotiation and has negotiated many substantial monetary settlements in favor of her clients. Jennifer is fluent in the Spanish language and often handles litigations that require review and use of Spanish language documents. She advises clients from the United States and all over the world.

Jennifer has been first chair in numerous trials and appeals. Prior to focusing on insurance litigation for policyholders, Jennifer was a partner at a Miami based litigation firm where she represented clients in complex immigration matters. Jennifer also served as an Assistant State Attorney in Brevard County, Florida, and was an Assistant General Counsel at the UMWA Health and Retirement Funds in Washington, D.C., where she handled complex litigation cases and negotiated collective bargaining agreements. Jennifer attended the University of Miami School of Law, was President of the Moot Court Board and graduated on a full scholarship. Jennifer is licensed in Florida, the District of Columbia, and Wisconsin.


Awards & Recognitions

Chair, AILA S.FL. EOIR Liaison Committee (2018-2019) Vice-Chair, AILA S.FL. EOIR Liaison Committee (2017-2018) Moot Court Board PRESIDENT (1991-1992); Member (1990-1991) Moot Court Board Scholarship (1991-1992) Mofsky Service Scholarship (1991) Society of Bar & Gavel Member (1990-1992) Phi Alpha Delta Meritorious Service Award (1991)


2013-14 Member of AILA’s ICE-Chief Counsel Liaison Committee
1992 A.T.L.A. Trial Team
1992 National Appellate Advocacy Team
Coach for the 1991 Fall Advanced Moot Court Champions, Winners of Best Brief and Best Oralist Advanced Moot Court Competition Mock Trial Competition Negotiation Competition Director for Client Counseling Competition Co-Chair of the S.B.A. Ambassador Program Co-Chair of the Association of Trial Lawyers Co-Chair of the Law Related Education Program GEORGETOWN LAW SCHOOL Summer Abroad Program in Florence Italy, June-July 1990

Fluent in Spanish

Bar Admissions


State Courts:

  • Florida

Federal Courts:

  • US District Court, Southern District of Florida
Education & Training


University of Miami Law School; Coral Gables, FL | Juris Doctor | 1992


+1 305.677.8019


9155 S. Dadeland Blvd
Suite 1710
Miami · FL · 33156