Partner, Stephanie McQueen
Partner, Stephanie McQueen

Stephanie McQueen


Areas Of Practice

Stephanie McQueen is a partner who works for the firm in Tampa. Ms. McQueen concentrates her practice in the areas of first and third-party bad faith insurance litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and automobile liability defense. She regularly advises insurers regarding their potential extra-contractual liability in the handling of property damage, bodily injury, and uninsured motorist claims. Ms. McQueen has significant jury trial practice, including experience at both the state and federal court levels, during which she defended major insurance carriers against multimillion dollar bad faith and coverage lawsuits.

When she’s not defending insurance companies, Ms. McQueen enjoys spending time with her husband, Scott, and her dog, Bronson, at the dog beach.


  • Florida, 2013
  • United States District Court
    • Northern District of Florida, 2014
    • Middle District of Florida, 2014
    • Southern District of Florida, 2014


  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association, 2022-present
    • Bad Faith Committee, Co-Chair, 2023-present

Melissa Wagar


  • Insurance Bad Faith 101 – Panelist, February 2020
  • Good Faith, Investigation, and Liability Law Update – Panelist, January 2020


  • J.D., Stetson University College of Law, 2012
  • B.S., Florida Gulf Coast University, 2008

Comprehensive Services

Many cases overlap several areas of law. As a full service law firm, we are able to recognize how one legal discipline impacts another. We work as a team on complex issues that require knowledge of a variety of state and federal laws. This multi-disciplinary approach allows clients to receive the large-firm advantage of access to multiple attorneys in a wide scope of practice areas as well as the hands-on customer service offered by a boutique law firm. In addition to civil litigation, employment law, workers’ compensation defense, commercial law, construction law and appeals, our firm also handles professional liability claims.

Our bilingual staff is available to assist with immigration matters, including consular and removal defenses.