Eva M. Spahn

Eva M. Spahn

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Eva M. Spahn, is a member of the firm's Litigation Practice. She handles complex commercial  and class action matters in various forums, including state and federal courts in multiple U.S. jurisdictions, as well as domestic and international arbitrations before various arbitral bodies. Eva also has experience representing clients in matters involving the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Capabilities

Experience

  • Obtained final award in favor of Canadian software implementation company in multimillion-dollar international arbitration proceeding brought against it by former client for breach of contract and various fraud-based claims.
  • Obtained arbitration award for damages, fees, and costs on behalf of a Canadian technology company in international arbitration against a major competitor for tortious interference with contractual and business relationships. Obtained confirmation of arbitration award by the Southern District of Florida and an additional award for fees and costs in confirmation proceedings.
  • Participated in conducting internal risk assessment and developing anti-corruption compliance program for multinational retail company with operations throughout Latin America and elsewhere abroad.
  • Defending a building product manufacturer in a series of putative class action lawsuits throughout the United States involving, among others, claims for breach of express warranty, breach of implied warranty of merchantability, breach of applicable state consumer protection statutes, and unjust enrichment.
  • Attractions Development, Walt Disney Imagineering, Lake Buena Vista, FL
  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Edwin G. Torres, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami, FL

Recognition & Leadership

  • Shortlisted, Chambers Diversity Awards USA, "Future Leader – Gender Diversity," 2016
  • Shortlisted, Chambers USA Women in Law Awards "Future Leader award – Private Practice category," 2015, 2018
  • Ms. JD Fellow, 2010-2011
  • Board Member, Dress for Success/Suited for Success Miami
  • Board Member, Generation Miami, Inc.
  • United Way Young Leaders
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member, Ms. JD
  • Participant, Leadership Miami, 2013-2014
    • Recipient, Outstanding Project of the Year

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2011
    • Order of the Coif
    • Article and Comments Editor, University of Miami Law Review
    • Recipient, Paul, Landy, Beiley, & Harper Scholarship
    • Recipient, Podhurst Orseck Scholarship
    • Finalist, John T. Gaubatz 1L Moot Court Competition
    • Board Member, Charles C. Papy Moot Court
      • Chair, Alumni and Public Relations Committee
    • Dean's Fellow, Academic Achievement Program
    • Book Awards: Legal Research & Writing, Family Law
    • Dean's Certificate, Trusts & Estates
  • B.A., Government, Harvard University, 2006
    • Foreign Language Citation in French
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Languages
  • Spanish, Fluent
  • French, Fluent