Dani Birman, an associate at Chepenik Trushin LLP, focuses her practice in the areas of complex business and commercial litigation, probate and trust administration, and insurance defense.
Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Ms. Birman graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida State University in 2014, with degrees in Sociology and Political Science. She earned her Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2017.
While at the University of Florida, Ms. Birman was president of the Florida Alternative Dispute Resolution Team and a member of the Florida Trial Team. Ms. Birman competed in national, as well as international competitions. Ms. Birman gained national trial advocacy recognition after winning first place in the Puerto Rico Trial Advocacy Competition as well as winning first place in the National Criminal Justice Trial Competition. Due to this recognition, Ms. Birman and her team were inducted into the Order of the Barristers, a national honorary organization.
During law school, Ms. Birman received book awards for having the best performance in trial practice, trial team, and the alternative dispute resolution team.
In the first summer after beginning law school, Ms. Birman interned with the Honorable Judge Spencer Eig at the Eleventh Judicial circuit of Florida where she gained valuable experience about the practice of law. During the following summer, she clerked at Chepenik Trushin LLP and transitioned to an associate upon admission to the Florida Bar in September 2017.
Ms. Birman is fluent in Portuguese and conversational in Spanish and French.