Kelly Hyman is an attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ms. Hyman has represented clients in a class-action suit concerning American Spirit (Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Marketing and Sales Practices) pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico and was on its discovery committee.
Ms. Hyman also has extensive experience in mass tort litigation, having represented hundreds of claimants in claims and individual actions filed in state and federal courts involving water contamination, tobacco and Transvaginal Mesh and Bladder Slings (including products sold by Bard, Coloplast, Johnson & Johnson/Ethicon, Mentor, Boston Scientific, AMS, and ARIS). She was a member of multiple discovery committees where she performed common benefit services for various mass torts projects.
Ms. Hyman is a member of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”) and participates in the Women’s Caucus Lobby Day in Washington D.C. She is a member of the Colorado Bar, the Florida Bar, the New York Bar, the Washington D.C. Bar, the Colorado Bar Association. She is also a proud graduate of AAJ’s leadership academy.
From 2017-2018, Ms. Hyman served as President of the Palm Beach Federal Bar Association and is formally the Chair of the Membership Committee for the Colorado Federal Bar Association.
Ms. Hyman graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. in Communications and received her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. She clerked for the Honorable Robert Mark, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Florida, and the Honorable Brian Sandoval, is the former Governor of Nevada when he was a United States District Court Judge.
Mrs. Hyman has lectured at numerous seminars on mindfulness, Improv for attorneys, and mass tort litigation.
A native Floridian, Ms. Hyman was raised in New York City and in Southern California. She previously worked as an actress, appearing in television shows, movies, off-Broadway plays, and commercials. While studying for her undergraduate degree, Kelly served as a White House Intern with the Office of Presidential Inquiries.
Ms. Hyman has received an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Colorado State Bar: 2018
Florida State Bar: 2004
New York State Bar: 2019
Washington, D.C. Bar: 2016
Juris Doctor: University of Florida, Levin College of Law 2003.
Graduated with honors.
Bachelor: University of California, Los Angeles 1998.