Jessica A. Teitelbaum

Partner

jteitelbaum@chartwelllaw.com
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(239) 489-1911
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(239) 425-3509
Fort Myers, FL
12486 Brantley Commons Court
Fort Myers
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FL
33907
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PRACTICE AREAS

Arbitration, Mediation, Appraisal

Commercial Contract Litigation

Construction Defect Litigation Defense

Construction-Related Injury Defense

Construction Product Liability Defense

Construction Insurance Coverage Litigation

Flood Insurance Coverage and Litigation Defense, including defense of WYO insurer participants in the NFIP

In House Counsel Assistance, Including Claims and Underwriting File Analysis and Privilege Determination for Compliance With Non-Party Subpoenas

Premises Liability Defense

Property Litigation Defense including Large Loss/CAT, Hurricane, Tropical Storm, and Flood

Real Estate Professional Errors and Omissions Litigation Defense

Admissions

Florida

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

Education

University of Florida Levin College of Law

J.D., 2002

University of Florida

B.S. magna cum laude, 1999

Jessica Teitelbaum concentrates her practice on civil litigation, defending construction-related claims on behalf of developers, general contractors, subcontractor trades, design professionals, and product manufacturers.

Ms. Teitelbaum's practice includes defense of contract and insurance disputes, product liability claims, premises liability claims, real estate claims, and personal injury claims in Florida federal and state courts. She has also defended, to complete victory via summary judgment, a variety of federal flood insurance claims in Florida. Ms. Teitelbaum is a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil mediator.

Ms. Teitelbaum, a partner at Chartwell Law’s Fort Myers, Florida office, earned her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Florida, where she graduated 8th in her undergraduate class (top 1%), with high honors, and in law school achieved membership in Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity, which requires academic honors for admission in Florida. She was awarded the University of Florida Presidential Recognition for outstanding achievement and contributions to the University. She achieved membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, the accredited business school equivalent to the liberal arts and sciences honor society, Phi Beta Kappa.  She earned membership in the Golden Key National Honor Society, and was elected to and served on the University of Florida Student Honor Court as an Associate Justice and served as Proctoring Committee Chair.

Professional Associations

Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator

Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (Premium Member)

Loss Executives Association (Associate Member)

Florida Bar RPPTL Section, Real Property Law Division (Construction Law Committee Member)

Presentations

"Investigation of Windstorm Claims Using Infrared Technology" with Robin Davies, P.E. of Bracken Engineering,  2016 Windstorm Insurance Network Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida February 1st-4th.

Reported cases

211 Duval Company, Inc. v. Harleysville Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 182124, 2014 WL 7844443 (S.D. Fla. 2014).

Perdido Towers Owners Ass’n, Inc. v. Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37577, 2009 WL 1066257 (N.D. Fla. 2009).

Jefferson Davis and Kerri Davis v. Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins., Co., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31217, 2008 WL 954274 (S.D. Fla. 2008)

Jessica Teitelbaum concentrates her practice on civil litigation, defending construction-related claims on behalf of developers, general contractors, subcontractor trades, design professionals, and product manufacturers.

Ms. Teitelbaum's practice includes defense of contract and insurance disputes, product liability claims, premises liability claims, real estate claims, and personal injury claims in Florida federal and state courts. She has also defended, to complete victory via summary judgment, a variety of federal flood insurance claims in Florida. Ms. Teitelbaum is a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator and a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil mediator.

Ms. Teitelbaum, a partner at Chartwell Law’s Fort Myers, Florida office, earned her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Florida, where she graduated 8th in her undergraduate class (top 1%), with high honors, and in law school achieved membership in Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity, which requires academic honors for admission in Florida. She was awarded the University of Florida Presidential Recognition for outstanding achievement and contributions to the University. She achieved membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, the accredited business school equivalent to the liberal arts and sciences honor society, Phi Beta Kappa.  She earned membership in the Golden Key National Honor Society, and was elected to and served on the University of Florida Student Honor Court as an Associate Justice and served as Proctoring Committee Chair.

Professional Associations

Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator

Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (Premium Member)

Loss Executives Association (Associate Member)

Florida Bar RPPTL Section, Real Property Law Division (Construction Law Committee Member)

Presentations

"Investigation of Windstorm Claims Using Infrared Technology" with Robin Davies, P.E. of Bracken Engineering,  2016 Windstorm Insurance Network Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida February 1st-4th.

Reported cases

211 Duval Company, Inc. v. Harleysville Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 182124, 2014 WL 7844443 (S.D. Fla. 2014).

Perdido Towers Owners Ass’n, Inc. v. Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins. Co., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37577, 2009 WL 1066257 (N.D. Fla. 2009).

Jefferson Davis and Kerri Davis v. Nationwide Mut. Fire Ins., Co., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31217, 2008 WL 954274 (S.D. Fla. 2008)

Resources