Associate

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jason Crews

ASSOCIATE - ORLANDO

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

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

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