Mr. Hirschkowitz joined the firm as an associate in the firm’s Miami office. He has significant litigation experience in the areas of insurance coverage, bad faith, construction defect, and appellate practice. Prior to venturing into the private sector, Mr. Hirschkowitz served as a law clerk to the Honorable Frank A. Shepherd of the Third District Court of Appeal. He graduated cum laude from Florida International University College of Law, where he was the recipient of Book Awards in Florida Civil Procedure and Criminal Procedure, served as a Board Member of the Florida International University Moot Court Board, was Comment Editor for the Florida International Law Review, and authored Implying Against Intent: A New Test for Congressional Intent Under Cort v. Ash, 1 F.I.U.L.R. 239 (2006). Mr. Hirschkowitz is a member in good standing of the Florida Bar, and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.