Tanaz Salehi is a Partner in the firm’s Miami office focusing her practice on Property and Casualty claims, including First Party Insurance Defense, Employment Law, Construction Defect Litigation and complex General Liability matters involving wrongful death and catastrophic injuries.
Tanaz has spent her entire career litigating in the defense realm, focusing on insurance defense, general liability, federal and state employment law, fraud litigation, corporate civil matters, and first party claims throughout South Florida. Tanaz has extensive experience litigating property insurance claims, representing property insurance companies on cases ranging from sinkholes, hurricanes, fire and water damage, bad faith defense, fraud, vandalism and burglary.
Tanaz also has extensive experience in the realm of personal injury defense, including representing small and large corporate entities against claims involving negligent security, wrongful death, slip, trip, and fall liability, Dram Shop Act liability, and automobile injury liability. She has obtained large money judgments against Plaintiffs via Motions for Fraud upon the Court and Orders granting dispositive motions through motions for summary judgment and motions under Florida Statute Section 57.105.
Tanaz’s experience litigating federal and state employment and housing discrimination cases has led to numerous victories, including successful motions for summary judgment in federal and state court, as well as voluntary dismissals with prejudice. Her experience includes defense of corporate entities in cases involving wrongful retaliation, employee theft, discrimination, financial irregularities, ethical violations, harassment, whistle blower claims, wage and hour disputes, director/shareholder disputes, and pension dispute cases involving public/state entities.
An avid volunteer, Tanaz works with Women’s Emergency Network, ASPCA, and proudly serves as pro bono legal counsel and fundraising chair for Americans for Immigrant Justice. Tanaz has also served as a Lecturer and Adjunct Professor at the State University of New York, teaching classes on Communications and Public Speaking. She is fluent in Farsi and proficient in Turkish.
Tanaz is also a Certified Water Damage Restoration Technician, accredited by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC).