Wendy Stein Fulton


Wendy Stein Fulton is head of the firm’s Florida office. Her national practice focuses on bad faith/insurance coverage litigation, commercial litigation, construction litigation, and professional malpractice defense. She defends class action cases as well as disputes arising out of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Ms. Stein Fulton earned her Masters in Forensic Accounting from Florida Atlantic University, her JD, cum laude, from Florida State University, and her BA, cum laude, from the University of Georgia. She is also a certified instructor of Adjuster Law and Policy for the Florida Department of Financial Services and for the states of Texas, Georgia, and California.

She is admitted to the Florida, DC, and Virginia Bars, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. District Courts of Maryland; Southern District of Florida; Northern District of Florida; Eastern District of Wisconsin; and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.


  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell


  • Fellow, American College of Coverage Counsel
  • Broward Bar Association: former event chair for Bar and Bench Convention and speaker
  • DRI – Lawyers Representing Business: member and speaker
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association: member and speaker

Career Highlights

Wendy Stein Fulton was recognized by the Court for her efforts in facilitating the $1B Champlain Towers South Collapse Litigation settlement

Representative Matters

Ms. Stein Fulton’s representative cases are:

  • Anderman v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, 803 Fed. Appx. 290 (11th Cir. 2020)
  • Arrington v. Hausman, 760 Fed. Appx. 705 (11th Cir. 2019)
  • Acosta v. Ursula Lehnhart Revocable Living Trust, 714 Fed. Appx. 976 (11th Cir. 2018)
  • Borg v. PhelanHallinan, Diamond & Jones,PLLC, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77182 (M.D. Fla. 2017)
  • Stusch v. Jiruska, 188 So. 3d 874 (Fla. 4th DCA 2016)
  • CitiMortgage v. Turner, 172 So. 3d 502 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015)
  • Suite 225, Inc. v. Lantana Ins., Ltd., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 190539 (S.D. Fla. 2013), affirmed by Suite 225, Inc. v. Lantana Ins., Ltd., 625 Fed.Appx. 502 (11th Cir. 2015)
  • Meyer v. Medmarc Cas. Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 157140 (S.D. Fla. 2013)
  • Cassanese v. United HealthCare Ins. Co.,2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88437 (M.D. Fla. 2008)
  • Gables Plastic Surgery v. Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.,2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10432 (S.D. Fla. 2007)
  • Harris v. Voyager Indem. Ins. Co., 2007 U.S. Dist. 296 (M.D. Fla. 2007)
  • Mariners Hospital, Inc. v. Neighborhood Health Partnership, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32284 (S.D. Fla. 2004)


Media Coverage

Bylined Articles

  • “MLR: The Controversial Calculation Makes Its Appearance In The Health Care Reform Debate,” ABA Health eSource, March 2010
  • “Motions in Limine,” The Defense Speaks, Florida Defense Lawyer’s Association, 2006
  • “Powell v. Georgia,Florida State University Law Review, Summer 2000

Speaking Engagements

  • “Mediations: Be Prepared,” 6th Annual Insurance in the Construction Industry, August 25, 2022
  • “Keeping the Faith: Detecting and Avoiding Bad Faith Bear Traps,” 2022 Florida Insurance Network Symposium, August 12, 2022
  • “Legal Malpractice: What to Do with that Ah Ha Moment,” Broward County Bar Association, 2015
  • “Clinical Trial Negligence, Sponsor v. Contractor Litigation,” Medmarc Medical Device Conference, 2014
  • “Good Faith Claims Practices in Florida,” CLM 2013
  • “Good Faith Claims Practices in Texas,” QBE in-house, 2013
  • “Good Faith Claims Practices in Georgia,” QBE in-house, 2013
  • “Good Faith Claims Practices in California,” QBE in-house, 2013
  • “Good Faith Claims Practices in Georgia,” QBE in-house, 2012
  • “Good Faith Claims Practices in Virginia,” Medmarc in-house 2012


Virginia, 2017
District of Columbia, 2016
Florida, 2000
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2018
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2017
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court, 2016
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 2001
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, 2001
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2000


MAcc (Master of Accounting), Forensic Accounting, Florida Atlantic University, 2017
J.D., cum laude, Florida State University College of Law, 2000
B.A., cum laude, University of Georgia, Political Science and Rhetoric in Social Movements, 1997


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