Carly Celmer focuses her practice primarily on products liability and premises liability. She represents several global manufacturers in often catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death matters involving manufacturing defect and/or design defect claims. Her clients include tire manufacturers, computer and lithium-ion battery manufacturers, restaurants, retailers, airlines, banks and insurers. Carly's work for Hewlett-Packard has resulted in multiple favorable settlements in cases involving alleged lithium-ion battery fires and a defense verdict in the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Carly was selected as a finalist in the Outside Counsel category of the 2018 CLM Professionals of the Year awards. The finalists represent the best of the best in the claims and litigation management industry.

Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • US District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida
  • The Supreme Court of Florida
  • All Florida state courts

Education

  • J.D., University of Miami, 2006
  • B.S., Florida State University, 2003

Memberships

  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
    • President of CLM Southern Florida Chapter, Miami
    • Chair of the Product Liability Committee
    • Co-Chair of the Product Liability Conference Subcommittee
    • Co-Director of Education for the CLM Southern Florida Chapter, Miami
  • National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association