Natasha Cortes is a senior partner who practices in the areas of wrongful death, medical malpractice, complex personal injury matters, and complex commercial litigation.
Natasha shares the firm’s commitment to seeking justice for her clients. Since joining the firm in 1998, she has handled more than a hundred multi-million-dollar lawsuits throughout the state of Florida. Her cases have resulted in recovering over $150 million dollars for her clients and families in a wide variety of cases including birth-related brain injuries, spinal injuries and paralysis, delayed diagnosis of cancers, and wrongful death suits. Natasha has also achieved multiple eight-figure settlements for the firm’s most catastrophically injured clients that have served to help ease their financial burdens and transform their lives for the better.
As the firm’s only female Hispanic partner, Natasha also serves as a liaison to the various multi-cultural and minority communities in South Florida. She is one of the founding members of the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida.
Additionally, Natasha serves an integral administrative role by overseeing the firm’s entire medical malpractice division. She supervises the firm’s eight medical investigators and staff, coordinating their efforts in each case. Natasha also implemented and oversees the firm’s information technology and case management processes.
Natasha has been recognized by various publications such as Super Lawyers® and Lawdragon® in addition to being nominated for various awards by her peers. Most recently she was appointed to serve in an all-female litigation team for a class action lawsuit involving Allergan Natrelle® BIOCELL® textured breast implants.
Natasha has been married for more than 20 years and is a proud mother of two young adults.
Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida, Founding Member
National Hispanic Bar Association, Member and Mentor
Cuban American Bar Association
Caribbean Bar Association
Florida Justice Association, Eagle Member
FJA’s Women and Minority Caucus Member
UM Law School Alumni Association, Board Member
Awards and Honors
The Wall Street Journal, Florida’s Top Attorneys
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 10 Best Female Attorneys, and The Best Lawyers in America
Super Lawyers Rising Stars: 2009 - 2015
Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
South Florida Legal Guide, Up and Comer; Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Best Lawyers in America: 2013 - Present
University of Miami, B.A., 1997
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., With Honors, 2000
Super Lawyers Rising Stars
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
News & Media
Diversity in Lawfirms- The Continuing Problem of Minority Underrepresentation