Kimberly S. Mello, a member of the firm’s National Appeals & Legal Issues Group, has represented clients in over 600 appellate matters in state and federal courts, including the Florida Supreme Court, the Mississippi Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and Florida's District Courts of Appeal.
She also has significant experience providing litigation support in high stakes litigation, including class actions, multi-district litigation, and mass tort litigation. To optimize the likelihood of obtaining a successful outcome, she develops effective legal strategies during all phases of litigation and briefs complex pre-trial, trial, and post-trial motions.
Her experience in appeals and litigation support is broad-based, having served as counsel in business litigation, environmental and toxic tort litigation, intellectual property litigation, financial services litigation, and pharmaceutical and medical device litigation.
- Final and non-final appeals
- Dispositive motions
- Post-trial motions
- Extraordinary writs