Complex Commercial Litigation Experience: Audrey represents clients in an array of commercial disputes, including disputes involving fraud, banking and accounting services, securities, deceptive and unfair trade practices, product liability, noncompetition, theft of trade secrets, the False Claims Act, and copyright and trademark infringement.
Healthcare Experience: Audrey routinely advises healthcare insurers, investors, providers, hospitals, and other facilities on healthcare regulations and disputes, including anti-kickback regulations, payor-provider reimbursement, Medicare and Medicaid fraud, noncompete agreements, hospital privileges, and exclusive provider agreements.
Super Lawyers Magazine has acknowledged Audrey’s work, naming her a “Rising Star” every year since 2013.
In addition to her work at the firm, Audrey has served as an adjunct faculty member at Florida International University and a board member for Lawyers for Children America.
Defended major financial institution in civil actions relating to one of the largest Ponzi schemes in the United States
Obtained injunction on behalf of a Fortune 20 telecommunications company enforcing a noncompetition agreement against a former executive who attempted to work for a competitor
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
Defends well-known hip-hop artist Pitbull in numerous entertainment and commercial disputes
Represents managed care entities, healthcare practice groups and physicians in connection with shareholder and contractual disputes, non-compete agreements and regulatory issues
Defended putative class action seeking to block a health insurer’s reorganization and force a transfer of $1.6 billion to policyholders
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
On behalf of a hospital, obtained dismissal of precedent-setting lawsuit by radiologist challenging his alleged loss of hospital privileges due to hospital’s exclusive lease of cancer center to third-party provider, and prevailed on appeal
On behalf of a hospital, defeated motion for preliminary injunction brought by hospitalist physicians challenging their alleged loss of hospital privileges following hospital’s entrance into exclusive provider agreement with third-party hospitalist group
Chambers USA, 2021, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Legal 500 US, 2021
Super Lawyers Magazine, Rising Star, 2013 to present
Lawyers for Children America, John Edward Smith Child Advocacy Award
Lawyers for Children America, Board Member and active participant who represents clients in an array of pro bono matters
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
US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
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