Kendall Coffey

Partner, Coffey Burlington PL

Kendall Coffey is a partner at Coffey Burlington, PL, concentrating on complex litigation at trial and appellate levels in both federal and state courts. A graduate of the University of Florida College of Law where he was first in his class, he served as a law clerk to U.S. Fifth Circuit Judge Lewis R. Morgan, and began his practice of law at Greenberg Traurig (1978-1988), where he became a partner heading the firm’s banking litigation division from 1984-1988.

Mr. Coffey is also a former U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Florida (1993-1996), and most recently has been serving as Chair of the Southern District Conference, Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (April 2009-present). He is a lecturer in trial skills and substantive law for organizations ranging from The Florida Bar and The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers to major law schools. He has authored several books as well as dozens of articles on legal subjects and has also appeared as a legal analyst on NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, CNN International, Headline News, Fox, MSNBC, Telemundo and Univision discussing major legal issues and cases throughout the past decade.

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