Cary D. Steklof

Cary D. Steklof

Miami, Florida

Cary D. Steklof represents individual, corporate, and municipal policyholders in all types of first- and third-party insurance coverage and bad faith disputes.  With experience in the areas of Insurance Litigation, Insurer Bad Faith, and Unfair Insurance Practices, Mr. Steklof's practice concentrates on the representation of Bankruptcy Trustees, Receivers, Assignees, and corporate entities in disputes with Director and Officer, Error and Omission, and Commercial General Liability insurers.  He has also authored various articles and seminar presentations on topics ranging from executive, professional, and commercial general liability policies to institutional bad faith.

Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Mr. Steklof graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Northwestern University in 2007 and received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010.  During law school he was an editor for the Washington University Global Studies Law Review, which also published his article on medical tourism.  Mr. Steklof has served as a judicial intern to Federal Judge Robin S. Rosenbaum in the Southern District of Florida and as a legal intern in the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office in Ft. Lauderdale.  He has also volunteered his time at Broward County's Teen Court and the Center on Wrongful Convictions in Chicago.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Law
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Unfair Insurance Practices
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Complex Litigation
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • State Trial Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2011


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. cum laude - May, 2010
    • Law Review: Washington University Global Studies Law Review, Editor, 2008 - 2010
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    • B.A. cum laude - June, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dade County Bar Association, Member
  • Miami-Dade Justice Association , Member
  • Florida Justice Association , Member
  • American Association for Justice , Member