Brittany Henderson concentrates her practice in civil litigation with a focus on fighting for clients in the areas of Personal Injury, Civil Rights, and Sexual Abuse. In 2016, Brittany was recognized for obtaining one of the Top 50 US Verdicts in all practice areas resulting from a high profile sexual abuse case that she litigated with firm partner Brad Edwards in Federal Court in Chicago, Illinois. In 2018, Brittany and Brad Edwards obtained a $70.6 million verdict in state court pursuant to Federal Maritime Law on behalf of a young woman who was raped while working as a crew member on a large yacht.
In addition to representing clients who have endured many varieties of extreme unfairness, Brittany has a passion for civil justice within the Florida criminal rehabilitation system. As a result, she has authored two articles respectively titled “The Inevitable Future: An Imperative Need for Accountability when Privatizing Florida Prisons,” and “Correlation between Inmate Brutality and Lack of Whistleblower Protection in Florida,” and she represents many individuals who have suffered egregious physical harm while incarcerated. Brittany is committed to helping all victims and their families during their most difficult times.
Brittany is proud to be a pro-bono legal advocate for local Veterans through Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Mission United. She is also a member of the National Crime Victims Bar Association, American Justice Association, Florida Justice Association, Broward County Trial Lawyers Association, Broward County Women Lawyers’ Association, and the Broward County Bar Association.
Brittany graduated Magna Cum Laude from Nova Southeastern University College of Law in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. While in law school, Brittany was named to the Order of Barristers, a national organization representing the highest honor a law student can attain for distinction in oral advocacy. She was also the student recipient of the Stephanie Aleong Impact Award, presented to her by the faculty for her significant contributions to the law center and her dedication to the legal field. Brittany additionally served as an Executive Justice for the Moot Court Society, and on the Executive Board of the Nova Law Review as an Articles Editor.
Prior to attending law school, Brittany graduated with honors from Auburn University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. At Auburn, Brittany served as the collegiate coordinator of the first and second annual Step it Up: Auburn 5k raising nearly $100,000 for Autism Speaks, an organization that she is very passionate about.
Brittany is a member of the Florida Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts and District of Columbia Courts.
You can contact Brittany at britta[email protected] or 800-400-1098.