Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
MEDIATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION
With over a decade of experience, Jennifer Feld, a Florida Supreme Court certified Circuit Civil mediator, can navigate complex disputes to arrive at the best possible resolution.
Our mission at Feld Legal is simple: to provide high-quality mediation services for our valued clients. We go above and beyond to cater to each project’s specific needs. Through open communication and exceptional service, we hope you will find what you’re looking for with our Mediation Service. For more information or general inquiries, get in touch today.
Mediation is available in-person or virtually using Zoom or WebEx Videoconferencing.
Mediations occur at one of the lawyers' offices, a court reporter’s office, or other agreed-upon location.
Once your booking is confirmed, email a copy of the Notice of Mediation or any correspondence between the parties confirming mediation to Jennifer@FeldLegal.com.
Please submit any materials you want reviewed before mediation at least 48 hours prior.
Mediation Fee: $400 per hour, split evenly among the parties unless otherwise agreed by all parties. There is a 3-hour minimum for all mediations.
Half-day mediations typically start at 9:30am and 1:30pm. Should you require an alternative start time, please indicate so in your Booking Request Form.
Full-day mediations occur from 9:00am - 5:00pm (including an hour lunch). Additional time may be requested.
For complex matters, please reserve a full day to ensure the best possible outcome.
Cancellation Fee: The minimum fee ($1200) will be charged if cancellation occurs less than 7 days prior to the scheduled mediation date.
Cancellations should be in writing and following an agreement of all parties and counsel. Unless otherwise agreed, all parties and their counsel are equally responsible for any cancellation fee.
Travel: Travel will be billed at half the hourly rate ($200/hour). There is no charge for travel in Hillsborough County, Florida. Airfare and reasonable lodging will be added to the mediation invoice if required for attendance.
EXPERT TESTIMONY AT FEE HEARINGS
Jennifer is available to assist counsel in defending against or supporting attorneys' fees claims. During her many years of practice in personal injury, first party property, and general civil disputes Jennifer Feld prepared billing guidelines, defended audits, drafted budgets, edited pre-bills, and attended hearings on attorney fee claims.
With this vast experience, Jennifer is available to review supportive documents and come to a determination on the reasonableness of attorneys' fees. She is also available to assist in settlement proceedings by assessing exposure to fees.
For more information on these services, or to book Jennifer Feld as a fee expert, please email Jennifer directly at Jennifer@FeldLegal.com. For assistance with fee mediations, please see the online booking tool for availability.
ABOUT JENNIFER L. FELD, ESQ.
As a full shareholder at a firm with over 200 attorneys in Florida, Jennifer was a civil litigator for over a decade. She handled hundreds of mediations per year as a practicing attorney. Specifically, she managed all phases of litigation in high stakes premises liability, automobile, first party property, and complex personal injury matters.
Jennifer represented corporations and individuals and advised national corporate, retail, restaurant, lodging, and business clients on risk management and security matters. Over the years, Ms. Feld developed a specialized practice in multi-party pre-suit litigation and claims handling. She was responsible for managing a team of 12, budgeting a substantial litigation caseload, assessing risk, and evaluating the likelihood of settlement. She now serves as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil mediator.
Jennifer is AV-Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell, which designates the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards an attorney can receive. She has been named Florida Trend Magazine Legal Elite 2019, and Florida’s Super Lawyers Rising Star for five consecutive years, 2017-2021. In 2020, Ms. Feld was named among Tampa’s top 100 women in KNOW Tampa.
Jennifer is an advocate in and out of the courtroom. Her experiences as a mother and a trial attorney have made her a pioneer for maternity leave and lactation space awareness, and she has published a number of articles on these topics. Her work has been published in the Daily Business Review, the St. Pete Paraclete, and recognized by Fox13 News, Law.com, the Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, and Above the Law. Many of Jennifer's works have been featured in professional publications and she frequently speaks on emerging topics at industry events.
Jennifer Feld received her B.A. from Emory University and her J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Feld received the Book Award, the highest grade in the class, for the Legal and Medical Aspect of the Doctor-Patient Relationship. She was an Executive Board member of the Florida Moot Court team, competing nationally with her fellow students, and an Editor for the Journal of Technology Law & Policy, where her note was published.
As a devotee to community service, Jennifer holds a position on Statewide FAWL (Florida Association for Women Lawyers) as the Lactation Task Force Chairperson. She sits on the Boards of PJ Library and TJFS, which provides a community-wide food bank, financial and social wellness services to those in need.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Florida Bar Association
Anti-Defamation League Glass Leadership Institute (2011)
Anti-Defamation League Glass Leadership Institute, West Palm Beach, Chair (2014 - 2015)
Palm Beach County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, Chairperson (2016 - 2017)
Palm Beach County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, Personal Injury Section, Co-Chair (2015 - 2016)
Palm Beach County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, Personal Injury Section, Co-Chair (2014 - 2015)
Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (2014-2016)
Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL), Member (2018- present); Lactation Room Project Committee (2018-2019); Lactation Room Task Force Committee, Chairperson (2019-present)
Hillsborough County Association of Women Lawyers (2018-present); FAWL Chapter Representative (2022-2023)
Hope Cohen Barnett Leadership Institute (2018-2019)
Tampa Jewish Family Services (TJFS), Board Member (2019-present)
PJ Library, Board Member (2019-present)
University of Florida Levin College of Law Alumni Council (2022- present)
AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star, Insurance Litigation, 2017-2021
Florida Trend Magazine, Florida Legal Elite, 2019
KNOW Tampa, Top 100 Women, 2020
Woman of Distinction, Tampa JCC and Federation, 2021