Audrey Pumariega focuses her practice on health care, commercial and trade secret litigation. She is a member of the Trial Practice Group.
While in law school, Audrey was an articles and comments editor for the Inter-American Law Review and member of the Moot Court Board. She was also an intern for Justice Jorge Labarga of the Florida Supreme Court.
Represents managed care entities, health care practice groups and physicians in connection with shareholder and contractual disputes, non-compete agreements and regulatory issues
Defended a putative class action seeking to block a health insurer’s reorganization and force a transfer of $1.6 billion to policyholders
Obtained, on behalf of a hospital, dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a radiologist alleging that the hospital effectively terminated the radiologist’s medical staff privileges without providing due process procedures proscribed by hospital’s bylaws, and prevailed on appeal
Prevailed at evidentiary hearing on motion for temporary injunction brought by physicians alleging that hospital breached its bylaws when it terminated physicians’ medical staff privileges upon replacing exclusive provider of hospitalist services
Obtained an injunction on behalf of the largest dental implant company in the world in an action against a former sales representative who solicited the company’s customers in violation of his restrictive covenant and unfair trade practices law
Defended a major financial institution in civil actions relating to one of the largest Ponzi schemes in the United States
Defends well-known hip-hop artist in numerous lawsuits
Achieved a dismissal of right of publicity lawsuit brought by a well-known actress over the use of her name in hip-hop artist’s international hit song
Prosecuted and defeated dismissal of a civil trade secrets action involving complex issues of first impression under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Electronic Communications Privacy Act and Stored Communications Act
Obtained an injunction on behalf of a Fortune 20 telecommunications company enforcing a noncompetition agreement against a former executive who attempted to work for a competitor
Obtained an injunction on behalf of a Fortune 20 telecommunications company in its RICO and fraud action against premium text message service providers, and prevailed on appeal
Lawyers for Children America, John Edward Smith Child Advocacy Award
Lawyers for Children America, active participant who represents clients in an array of pro bonomatters
Defeated Department of Children and Families’ motion to place pregnant foster child in an inpatient psychiatric facility authorized to physically or mechanically restrain and medically sedate patient-residents
Obtained additional year of state benefits for young adult in extended foster care program based on the young adult’s documented disability
University of Miami School of Law, JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2010
University of Southern California, BA, 2006
Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
US District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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