Stefanie  R. Phillips


Stefanie Phillips is a highly accomplished and respected partner at Dinsmore & Shohl, focusing on the defense of catastrophic injury cases, including wrongful death, negligent security, and high exposure motor vehicle collisions. With a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the complexities of such cases, Stefanie is known for her exceptional legal skills and strategic approach to litigation.

Throughout her practice, Stefanie has successfully defended numerous clients facing catastrophic injury claims, including national corporations and several of South Florida’s most famous hotels and nightclubs. Her aptitude lies in meticulously analyzing the facts and evidence of each case, identifying potential defenses, and devising effective legal strategies to protect her clients' interests.

Stefanie is recognized for her ability to navigate the intricate legal landscape of catastrophic injury cases. She has a comprehensive understanding of the applicable laws, regulations, and precedents, allowing her to craft compelling arguments and advocate for her clients' positions with confidence.

Beyond her proficiency in catastrophic injury defense, Stefanie is known for her exceptional trial skills. She has extensive courtroom experience, having successfully presented complex legal arguments, cross-examined witnesses, and effectively defended her client’s interests in both Florida and New York State and Federal Courts.


  • University of Miami School of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude)
  • University of Tampa  (B.S.)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • American Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association