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Jennifer W. Corinis has deep trial and appellate experience, in both federal and state courts, focusing on claims of alleged individual and class discrimination, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as complex medical malpractice and tort cases. Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Middle District of Florida where she gained valuable courtroom experience—approximately a dozen trials and more than ten oral arguments before the Eleventh Circuit. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Jennifer spent six years in private practice at two large Boston law firms, where she defended auditing firms in securities class actions, and participated in employment and intellectual property matters.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida, 2007-2021
  • Obtained defense verdicts in catastrophic medical malpractice case.°
  • Mediated several multimillion-dollar tort suits.°
  • Obtained affirmances in civil and criminal appeals.°
  • Argued appeals before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Corinis prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Recognition & Leadership

  • Recipient, Attorney General’s Volunteer Award for Community Service, 2017
  • Recipient, Florida Department of Education Award for New Programs, Lockhart Elementary Lunch Buddies Mentoring Program
  • Vice Chair, The Florida Bar, Federal Court Practice Committee, 2020-2021
  • Master, J. Clifford Cheatwood Inn of Court, 2019-Present
  • Member, Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers, 2019-2020
  • Board Member, Gulfcoast Legal Services, 2021-Present
  • Member, Tampa Museum of Art, Education Committee, 2021-Present
  • Member, Tampa Bay Chamber, Women of Influence Committee, 2021-Present
  • Mentor, Lockhart Elementary School Lunch and Learn Mentoring Program 2015-Present
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
    • Member, 2016-2017 and 2021-Present
    • Committee Member, FAWL Journal, 2016-2017

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law
    • Articles Editor, Boston University Law Review
    • Recipient, Melville M. Bigelow Scholarship Award
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Wellesley College
Clerkships
  • Hon. Sandra L. Lynch, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2000-2001
Admissions
  • Florida
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida