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Attorney Christopher M. Yannuzzi

Christopher M. Yannuzzi

  • Partner

Biography

Christopher M. Yannuzzi joined Isicoff Ragatz in 2011 and was made partner in 2018. Mr. Yannuzzi concentrates his practice in the areas of employment litigation, higher education litigation and complex commercial litigation. In those fields, Mr. Yannuzzi has represented individuals, corporations and universities in contract and discrimination/retaliation lawsuits under state and federal law. He successfully has litigated such cases in trial and appellate courts throughout the state of Florida.

Mr. Yannuzzi has received Martindale Hubbell's AV® Preeminent rating (the highest ranking an attorney can obtain) and has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2016. In addition, Mr. Yannuzzi actively is involved with the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, serving on the Board of Directors and as the Chair of the Law Student Committee. Since 2020, Mr. Yannuzzi has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Law, where he teaches Florida Civil Procedure.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
    • B.S. - 2008
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Industrial and Labor Relations

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Law, Florida Civil Procedure

Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Whistleblower Rights
  • Higher Education Litigation
  • Health Care Law
  • Class Action Defense
  • Appellate Proceedings

Honors

  • Martindale Hubbell’s AV® Preeminent Rating
  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2016 to Present

Professional Associations

  • Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter, Board of Directors

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Law