Vanessa Palacio is a trial attorney who focuses her practice on equine law, intellectual property, bet-the-company, products liability, and life sciences matters. She has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” (2019-2021) and The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” (2021). She has deep experience in virtually all aspects of litigation on complex, high-stakes, cross-border cases involving diverse issues, including at the trial, appellate, and domestic and international post-judgment phases. Vanessa also handles matters related to commercial and civil litigation, as well as business, internet, and domain name disputes.
Vanessa has first and second-chaired trials in a wide range of cases, and knows the importance of tailoring litigation strategies to suit individual clients and circumstances. She has prepared fact and expert witnesses for deposition and trial, and has taken and defended numerous depositions. Vanessa has also researched, drafted, and argued motions in state and federal court, negotiated and drafted settlement agreements, and handled mediations and arbitrations.