Ms. Barnes-Reynolds is Managing Partner of the Tampa office at Simon Reed & Salazar, P.A. Ms. Barnes-Reynolds’ practice focuses upon first-party personal and commercial coverage, including windstorm, water damage, collapse, sinkhole, builder’s risk, theft, jewelry, and business interruption claims, with additional experience in insurance fraud and inflated claims. Continue Reading Diane M. Barnes-Reynolds
Anita Bittner
Anita Bittner is a Partner in the Tampa office. She joined the firm in April 2020 and has focused her practice on insurance coverage matters, with additional experience in insurance fraud and inflated claims. Continue Reading Anita Bittner

Anita Bittner

PARTNER - TAMPA

Raymond S. Boyle joined the firm in October 2023 as an Associate in the Miami office. Mr. Boyle focuses his practice on premises liability, products liability, medical negligence, wrongful death, and commercial litigation. Continue Reading Raymond Boyle

Raymond Boyle

ASSOCIATE - MIAMI

Rick Gomez
Rick Gomez is an attorney with the firm’s Miami office and focuses his practice on first party property and insurance coverage matters for national and local insurance carriers in state and federal court. Continue Reading Rick Gomez

Rick Gomez

OF COUNSEL - MIAMI

James Harwood
James Harwood joined the firm in October 2020/Sept 2022 as an Associate in the Orlando Office. Mr. Harwood focuses his practice on counseling, defending, and litigating matters for national and local insurance carriers throughout the state of Florida. He assists in the investigation of claims, provides coverage opinions and litigates first party insurance claims. Continue Reading James Harwood

James Harwood

ASSOCIATE - ORLANDO

Jason Crews

ASSOCIATE - ORLANDO

Nina Jacobs
Nina Jacobs is a partner and joined the firm in February 2010. Mrs. Jacobs focuses her practice on counseling, defending, and litigating matters for national and local insurance carriers throughout the state of Florida. She assists clients in the investigation of claims, provides coverage opinions and litigates first party and third party insurance claims. Continue Reading Nina Jacobs

Nina Jacobs

PARTNER - ORLANDO

Brian S. Jacobson
Brian S. Jacobson is a Partner in the Miami office. Brian joined the firm in September 2018 and is principally involved in counseling and defending insurance companies in insurance coverage disputes, including providing litigation support and appellate services in state and federal courts. He assists national and local carriers in the investigation of first-party and third-party claims, and provides coverage opinions and analysis of property, general liability and various other types of insurance policies. Mr. Jacobson is a certified Bikram yoga instructor and musician. He studied Studio Music and Jazz Performance (guitar) at the University of Miami and was an adjunct professor at the New World School of the Arts in Miami before attending law school at St. Thomas University. Continue Reading Brian S. Jacobson

Brian S. Jacobson

PARTNER - MIAMI

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Holly M. Johnson is a partner with the firm’s Orlando office and focuses her practice on first party property and insurance coverage matters for national and local insurance carriers in state and federal court. Continue Reading Holly M. Johnson

Holly M. Johnson

PARTNER - ORLANDO

Eric C Kegley
Eric Kegley joined the firm in July 2020 as an Associate in the Miami office. Since 2014, Mr. Kegley has focused his practice on insurance coverage matters, counseling and representing clients as to insurance coverage determinations and when necessary, litigation. Mr. Kegley has represented national and local insurance carriers in state and federal courts. He assists clients in the investigation of claims involving property claims, provides coverage opinions, and litigates coverage disputes. Continue Reading Eric C. Kegley

Eric C. Kegley

ASSOCIATE - MIAMI

Jason G. Little
Jason Little is a Partner in the Miami office. He joined the firm in November 2018 and focuses his practice on counseling, defending, and litigating matters for national and local insurance carriers in state and federal courts. He assists clients in the investigation of claims, provides coverage opinions and litigates first party property insurance claims. Continue Reading Jason G. Little

Jason G. Little

PARTNER - MIAMI

Maria C. Medina
Maria C. Medina is a partner in the Miami office, having joined the firm in September of 2020. Mrs. Medina focuses her practice on evaluating, defending, and litigating both first party insurance claims (homeowners and commercial) up and through jury verdicts and third party liability claims including personal injury, products liability, and premises liability cases in state and federal courts throughout Florida. Continue Reading Maria C. Medina

Maria C. Medina

PARTNER - MIAMI

Jennifer V. Ortega
Jennifer V. Ortega is a partner and joined the firm in June 2015. Ms. Ortega focuses her practice on counseling, defending, and litigating matters for national and local insurance carriers in state and federal courts. She assists clients in the investigation of claims, provides coverage opinions and litigates first and third party insurance claims. Continue Reading Jennifer V. Ortega

Jennifer V. Ortega

PARTNER - MIAMI

Robin Pero joined the firm in March 2022 as an Attorney in the Tampa office. She was admitted to the Florida bar in 1993. Ms. Pero focuses her practice on first party property insurance matters including water claims, hurricane claims, wind/hail claims, roof claims, and plumbing claims. Continue Reading Robin Pero

Robin Pero

ASSOCIATE - TAMPA

Gregory A. Reed
Mr. Reed joined the firm as a partner and shareholder in October of 2010. He focuses his practice on the representation of insurance clients and self-insured clients in defense of third party liability and first party claims. Mr. Reed has represented Fortune 400 companies including large retailers, parking services providers, international and domestic insurance carriers, cruise lines and professionals. Continue Reading Gregory A. Reed

Gregory A. Reed

SHAREHOLDER - MIAMI

DeArica Q. Richard
DeArica joined Simon, Reed, and Salazar in 2021 as a law clerk in the Miami Office and became an associate in 2022. DeArica grew up in Louisiana and later attended Louisiana State University, graduating with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Political Science. DeArica moved to New Orleans to attend law school at Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law. Continue Reading DeArica Q. Richard

DeArica Q. Richard

ASSOCIATE - MIAMI

Aron R. Rudman
Aron R. Rudman joined Simon, Reed & Salazar, P.A. in 2021 as an attorney in the Miami office. Since 2013, Mr. Rudman has focused his practice on insurance coverage matters through all stages of litigation, including pre-suit investigations. He has represented national insurance carriers in both state and federal courts, obtaining numerous favorable judgments on their behalf. Continue Reading Aron R. Rudman

Aron R. Rudman

PARTNER - MIAMI

Marco Salazar
Marco A. Salazar joined the firm as a partner and shareholder in September 2011. Mr. Salazar is a trial attorney who represents clients throughout the state of Florida and focuses his practice in the areas of medical negligence, products liability, wrongful death, personal injury, professional negligence, premises liability and commercial litigation. In addition to counseling clients and litigating complex issues in his areas of focus, Mr. Salazar has extensive experience in crisis management and investigation of catastrophic incidents. Continue Reading Marco A. Salazar

Marco A. Salazar

SHAREHOLDER - MIAMI

Paige B. Segrera
Paige B. Segrera is a partner and joined the firm at its inception in September 2009. Mrs. Segrera focuses her practice on counseling, defending, and litigating matters for national and global insurer clients in state and federal courts. She assists clients in the investigation of and provides coverage opinions in first party insurance claims. Mrs. Segrera was a nationally ranked junior tennis player. She attended the University of Virginia on a full athletic scholarship, playing the #1 position during her second, third, and fourth years. Continue Reading Paige B. Segrera

Paige B. Segrera

PARTNER - MIAMI

Michael Simon
Mr. Simon founded Simon, Reed & Salazar, P.A., in September 2009 and is the managing shareholder of the firm.The firm continues to grow and focuses its practice on evaluating, defending, and litigating both first party insurance claims and third party liability claims including personal injury, products liability, maritime, and premises liability cases in state and federal courts throughout Florida. Throughout his career, Mr. Simon has represented a wide variety of clients primarily in the areas of insurance law, complex litigation, professional liability, products liability, construction defect, personal injury, commercial litigation, and admiralty and maritime disputes for domestic and international clients. Mr. Simon has tried cases to verdict for his clients in both state and federal courts. Continue Reading Michael Simon

Michael Simon

SHAREHOLDER - MIAMI

Julian M. Smothers
Julian M. Smothers is a partner and joined the firm in April 2013. Mr. Smothers focuses his practice in the areas of medical negligence, products liability, wrongful death, personal injury, professional negligence and insurance coverage issues. In addition to his experience as a civil trial attorney, Mr. Smothers served as an active duty Military Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army and his service included roles as a Company Executive Officer, Company Commander and Battalion Operations Officer. He is currently a Captain in the Florida Army National Guard. Continue Reading Julian M. Smothers

Julian M. Smothers

PARTNER - MIAMI

Carolyn Smyth
Carolyn Smyth joined the firm in 2020 as an Associate in the Orlando office. Ms. Smyth focuses her practice on defending insurance carriers in first party insurance claims. Continue Reading Carolyn Smyth

Carolyn Smyth

ASSOCIATE - ORLANDO