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Vanessa N. Pugh

Vanessa N. Pugh

Staff Attorney


Vanessa Pugh defends property and casualty insurance companies in litigation. She handles cases from inception to resolution, including developing and implementing legal strategies and argument for discovery, investigation, and trial preparation; taking and defending depositions; drafting pleadings and pre-trial motions; arguing motions before the court; and negotiating settlements.

Prior to joining Carlton Fields, Vanessa was field legal counsel for a Fortune 100 property and casualty insurance company. Before that, she was a prosecutor in Orange County, Florida, where she served as first chair at numerous trials.

During law school, Vanessa served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Kim Shepard of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Orlando. She previously worked as an insurance claims adjuster, an experience that informs her client representation as an attorney.


  • Barry University School of Law (J.D., 2017)
  • Rollins College (B.A., 2006)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida


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