Heath S. Eskalyo Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Heath S. Eskalyo

Principal Partner/Chief Financial Officer, Fort Lauderdale /

Heath Eskalyo serves as both a Principal Partner and the Chief Financial Officer for the firm. He has been instrumental in the firm’s growth from a statewide practice to a firm with a national presence.  Heath plays a major role in the firm’s business development efforts and the continued expansion of the firm’s practice areas and services.

A Civil Trial Litigator, Heath works in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office and focuses his practice on Workers’ Compensation, OSHA, Defense Base Act claims, Insurance Fraud, Civil Liability, Construction Law and Occupational Accident and Truckers Occupational Insurance claims.

Heath is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, which indicates a demonstration of the highest professional and ethical standards and is the highest rating a lawyer can receive. He has been recognized as a 2014 – 2016 Top Lawyer by the South Florida Legal Guide and was selected as a Lifestyle Media Group “Leaders in Law” 2014 Finalist in the Litigation / Civil Trial category.

Heath is a Florida Certified Educator and frequently speaks to managers, claims examiners, attorneys, employers and judges on various aspects of OSHA, Defense Base Act and other Civil Liability matters at local and national trade and educational seminars. He is a member of the Construction Association of South Florida and serves as the organizations Legal Advisor. Additionally, he is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), and serves as Regional Chair.

Heath directs the firm’s philanthropic efforts and oversees involvement in community events and fundraisers. He is an avid advocate for The Children’s Tumor foundation. Heath competed in the 2017 Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii on behalf of the Children’s Tumor Foundation’s NF Endurance Team. Heath serves on the Board of Directors for The Victory Center, a nonprofit organization that provides education and services for children and families affected by autism, developmental or behavioral challenges. Heath founded Tri Sharks, Inc., a non profit organization comprised of dedicated group of triathletes who are senior level professionals that are committed to professional growth, business development, networking and philanthropy. Additionally, Heath co-founded Team Victory, a 501c3 non-profit team that selects noteworthy charities and participates in triathlons to raise money and awareness on their behalf.

  • Adjuster Ethics, October 2016
  • Coverage B, Indemnity and Immunity, October 2016
  • When OSHA Comes Knocking, May 2015
  • Social Media and the Law, January 2014
  • Top 10 Ways to Avoid Claims, August 2012
  • Determining Impairment Under the Act, March 2011
  • Workers’ Compensation, May 2011
  • Construction Law Issues, May 2011
  • OSHA Investigations, January 2010
  • OSHA, April 2010
  • Depositions, Adjusters, Employers, June 2010
  • How to Survive an OSHA Inspection, September 2010
  • OSHA, December 2010
  • Founder and President, Tri Sharks, Inc., a non profit organization committed to professional growth, business development and philanthropy
  • Advisory Board, Leanda Cave Foundation
  • Fort Lauderdale Police Department’s Fraternal Order of Police
  • Board of Directors, The Victory Center
  • Co-founder, Team Victory, a 501c3 non-profit race team
  • Member, Triathlon Business International
  • Member, CEO Challenge
  • Member & Legal Advisor, Fort Lauderdale Triathlon Club
  • Goldie’s Gang
  • Children’s Tumor Foundation NF Endurance Team
  • Legal Advisor, Construction Association of South Florida (CASF)
  • Co-Chair of the Legislative Committee, U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)-Joint Bar Association
  • Regional Chair, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • The Builders Association of South Florida
  • The Association of General Contractors
  • The Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • Risk Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
  • Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention (FACAP)
  • South Florida Safety Alliance for Excellence (SAFE)
  • Member, Weston Bar Association
  • Member, Port Everglades Association (PEA)
  • 2017 Ironman World Championship Finisher
  • Top CFO, South Florida Business Journal, 2017
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2016
  • Included in the 2016 Florida Legal Elite by Florida Legal Trend Magazine for Workers’ Compensation (2016)
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2016
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2015
  • Included in the 2015 Florida Legal Elite by Florida Legal Trend Magazine for Workers’ Compensation (2015)
  • Martindale- Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2014

Contact Information

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Education

  • City University of New York, J.D., 1993
  • Ithaca College, B.A., 1990