Hillary B. Cassel

(954) 589-5504

Rep. Hillary Cassel is a partner and co-founder of Cassel & Cassel, P.A.  She began her legal career practicing as an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County, Florida. While working at the State Attorney's Office, she prosecuted serious felony offenses and tried over forty jury trials to verdict. Upon entering private practice, she worked for approximately four years in the field of first party property insurance defense where she practiced in both State and Federal Court with an emphasis on coverage, liability, and bad faith for various domestic and international insurance carriers. Since 2014, she has exclusively represented residential and commercial policyholders in property claims against their insurance carriers. 

From 2018 through 2022, she was active in Tallahassee regularly meeting with and educating Florida lawmakers on issues related to policyholder rights, and testifying before both chambers of the Florida legislature.  Now, Rep. Cassel is serving her freshman term as a Member of the Florida House of Representatives proudly representing District 101.

Admission to Practice

  • Florida
  • U.S District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit 


  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center
    • Law Review
    • Chief Advocate - Moot Court Honor Society
    • Moot Court ABA National Competition Team
    • Moot Court Workers' Compensation Competition Team
    • Feinreider Moot Court Competition Semifinalist (4/160)
    • Order of the Barristers
    • “Best Advocate” - National Institute for Trial Advocacy 
  • B.S., Florida State University
    • FSU Parliamentary Debate Team
    • FSU Mock Trial Team
    • Best Attorney in State of Florida 2002 & 2003
    • Phi Alpha Delta


  • Florida House of Representatives
    • State Representative - District 101 (2022 to present)
  • Federal Association for Insurance Reform
    • Member - Board of Directors
    • Chair Emeritus ​- Property Committee
  • Florida Policyholders Cooperative
    • Founder
    • Chair Emeritus - Board of Directors
  • Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
    • Member - Board of Directors
    • Chair - Governmental Affairs Committee
  • American Policyholder Association
    • Member -  Board Advisor
  • Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
    • Associate Members
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc.
    • President (2021 to present)
    • Former Member - Board of Directors
  • Florida Bar
    • Member - Health & Wellness Committee 
  • Florida Justice Association
    • Eagle Patron
  • Windstorm Insurance Network

​AWARDS and Recognitions

  • Florida Super Lawyers Magazine
    • 2021-2024 Super Lawyer
    • ​2015-2020 Rising Star
  • 2020-2021 Top Lawyer: Insurance Law - Fort Lauderdale Illustrated 
  • ​2019 Feature Superstar - Attorney At Law Magazine 
  • 2018-2019 Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law - Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017-2019 Up and Comer - South Florida Legal Guide
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

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