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Stacey K. Sutton

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Overview

Stacey Sutton is an experienced commercial litigator who focuses her practice on business dispute resolution. Stacey has represented Fortune 500 clients in various industries in a wide range of significant state and federal litigation and arbitration matters including representing wireless carriers in litigation and arbitration involving breach of contract, intellectual property claims, consumer issues, and other matters.

Stacey also has extensive experience and knowledge in the area of Florida education law, with a unique understanding of and familiarity with charter school law. She has successfully litigated Florida charter school issues in state and federal courts, as well as in administrative proceedings, and currently acts as advisory counsel to a number of very successful charter schools.

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Experience

  • MetroPCS v. Fiesta Cell Phone & Dish Network, Inc., No. 4:16-cv-03573 (S.D. Tex. Nov. 2, 2017) (granting plaintiff’s permanent injunction and final judgment against defendant, SMBNW Enterprises Inc. d/b/a Fiesta Cell Phones, Zawar H. Shah, and Moeed H. Shah of $3 million in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. Fiesta Cell Phone & Dish Network, Inc., No. 4:16-cv-03573, 2017 WL 958592 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 6, 2017) (granting plaintiff’s permanent injunction and final judgment against defendant, Fiesta Cell Phone & Dish Network Inc. of $7,421,025.65 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. Devor, 256 F. Supp. 3d 807 (N.D. Il. 2017) (granting plaintiff’s motion to compel defendants to attend deposition in aid of execution of judgment and for sanctions). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. PC-Wiz Corp., No. 3:16-cv-00442 (N.D. Tex. June 6, 2017) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment against defendants Abdalgader Othman and Bluetooth Worldwide Inc. of $1,388,728.94 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. SNS Commc'ns, Inc., No. 1:15-cv-06967, 2017 WL 1102895 (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 20, 2017) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment of $2,077,740 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. SD Phone Trader, No. 3:16-cv-00098, 2017 WL 487566 (S.D. Cal. Jan. 11, 2017) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment of $2 million in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. Rivera, 220 F. Supp. 3d 1326 (N.D. Ga. 2016) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment of $4,698,886.02 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. Agboton, 216 F. Supp. 3d 910 (N.D. Ill. 2016) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment of $455,587 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. Devor, 215 F. Supp. 3d 626 (N.D. Ill. 2016) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment of $517,262.56 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • Sprint Sols., Inc. v. Tijerina Grp., LLC, No. 4:16-cv-01200, 2016 WL 4542036 (S.D. Tex. Aug. 30, 2016).
  • MetroPCS v. Pesina, 190 F. Supp. 3d 688 (S.D. Tex. 2016) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment of $856,734.07 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. Raymond, No. 1:15-cv-01062, 2016 WL 1553728 (W.D. Tex. Apr. 4, 2016) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment of $1,205,209.30 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • MetroPCS v. Benavidez, No. 1:15-cv-00882 (W.D. Tex Dec. 7, 2015) (granting permanent injunction and final judgment of $1,000,000.00 in favor of telecommunications carrier). View final judgment.
  • CI Int'l Fuels, Ltda. v. Helm Bank, S.A., 707 F. Supp. 2d 1351 (S.D. Fla. 2010) (novel opinion, denying plaintiffs’ motion to remand on the basis of the Edge Act).
  • AT&T Mobility LLC v. S&D Cellular, Inc., No. 2:09-cv-00805, 2009 WL 3233814 (C.D. Cal. Sept. 23, 2009) (entering final judgment and permanent injunction in carrier’s favor in arbitrage action involving prepaid handsets).
  • AT&T Mobility LLC v. Dynamic Cellular Corp., No. 1:08-cv-20537, 2008 WL 2139519 (S.D. Fla. May 7, 2008) (ordering defendants to inventory and preserve evidence).
  • AT&T Mobility LLC v. Miranda Holdings Corp., No. 1:08-cv-20637, 2008 WL 2139519 (S.D. Fla. May 7, 2008) (ordering defendants to inventory and preserve evidence).
  • Nurse “BE” v. Columbia Palms W. Hosp. Ltd. P'ship, 490 F.3d 1302 (11th Cir. 2007) (reversing lower court decision and vacating award to plaintiff on sexual harassment claim).
  • School Bd. of Osceola Cty. v. UCP of Cent. Fla., 905 So. 2d 909 (Fla. 5th DCA 2005) (leading case interpreting Florida charter school statute).
  • Love to Learn Arts Acad., Inc. v. St. Johns Cty. Sch. Bd., No. 3:05-cv-00393, 2005 WL 3158045 (M.D. Fla. Nov. 28, 2005) (dismissing discrimination claim).
  • United States v. Ochoa-Vasquez, 428 F.3d 1015 (11th Cir. 2005) (represented amicus curiae on issue of “secret” dockets in district court).

Recognition

  • Recipient, Most Effective Lawyers Award, Daily Business Review (2016)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation (2013-2020)
  • Finalist, South Florida Business Journal, Named as “Up & Comer” (2008)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar 
    • Vice-Chair, Judicial Administration and Evaluation Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers 
    • International Committee Member 
    • Legislative Committee Member
  • Women’s Foundation of Palm Beach County 
    • Raise the Bar Steering Committee Member
  • Supporters of the Pre-Law Magnet Inc.
    • Founding Board Member
  • Craig S. Barnard American Inn of Court
    • Emeritus Member

Credentials

Education
  • St. John's University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1999)
  • Syracuse University (B.S., 1991)
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Languages
  • Spanish
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Florida State Courts
Clerkships
  • Hon. James H. Coleman Jr., New Jersey Supreme Court

Background

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable James H. Coleman Jr., New Jersey Supreme Court (1999-2000)
  • Intern to the Honorable Allyne R. Ross, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (1998)

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