Brickell Bay Office Tower
1001 Brickell Bay Drive, Suite 2650
Miami, Florida 33131-4940
Telephone: 305.371.0001
Facsimile: 305.371.0002
www.stackfernandez.com
Attorneys
Sammy Epelbaum Sammy Epelbaum
Associate Attorney

Brickell Bay Office Tower
1001 Brickell Bay Drive, Suite 2650
Miami, Florida 33131-4940

Telephone: 305.371.0001 ext. 32
Facsimile: 305.371.0002
sepelbaum@stackfernandez.com

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EDUCATION

Emory University
School of Law
Atlanta, Georgia
J.D. conferred, May 2006

University of Florida
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Gainesville, Florida
B.S. conferred 2003, with honors
B.A. conferred 2003, with honors

EMPLOYMENT

Associate Attorney, Stack Fernandez Anderson & Harris, P.A.
Miami, Florida, September 2009 – Present

Associate Attorney, Stok & Associates, P.A.
Aventura, Florida, February 2007 – September 2009

Certified Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, August 2005 – May 2006

Intern, State Attorney’s Office for the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Summer 2005

Judicial Clerk, Staff Attorney’s Office for the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Summer 2004

EDUCATIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

Emory Law School Deanís List, 2006 Spring Semester
Emory Law School Deanís List, 2005 Fall Semester
Emory Law School Deanís Award: Merit of Distinction in Criminal Procedure II
Emory Moot Court Competition, Semi-finalist
Emory Law School Hispanic Law Students Association
Emory Law School Student Legal Services
Emory Law School Jewish Students Association
Homeless Advocacy Project

ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Admitted, Florida Bar, 2006
Admitted, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2007
Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar

Sammy Epelbaum specializes in complex commercial litigation, both at the appellate and trial court levels in the federal and state courts. Through the course of his practice, Sammy has also prosecuted criminal matters in the state and federal courts, defended and prosecuted medical malpractice actions, represented clients in family law disputes, and presented oral arguments before the Governor’s Accessibility Council and the Florida Building Commission.

Sammy received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in 2003 from the University of Florida. Though a Gator at heart, in 2003 Sammy moved to Atlanta, Georgia to attend law school at Emory University. Sammy received a number of honors while at Emory University, including repeatedly placing on the Dean’s list and receiving a Merit of Distinction in Criminal Procedure II. Sammy was also a semi-finalist in Emory’s Moot Court Competition. While in law school, Sammy “first chaired” a criminal trial for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia.

Sammy was born and raised in the Miami area. He comes from a Cuban family and is fluent in Spanish.

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