Debbie Sines Crockett is a member of the firm’s litigation department, and she concentrates in the areas of commercial and construction litigation. Ms. Crockett is experienced in representing policyholders in litigation against carriers from the trial level through appeal, in both state and federal courts. She has considerable experience in assisting clients, mainly general contractors and subcontractors, with complex issues such as additional insured status, contractual indemnity, risk management, and other risk transfers mechanisms. She also reviews and revises construction contracts as to the insurance and indemnity provisions. Her practice includes all aspects and types of insurance recovery, including insurance denials, claim representation, and both first and third party bad faith/extra-contractual claims.
Ms. Crockett moved from Maryland to Southwest Florida in 2004. Just prior to joining the firm, she was an equity partner in the law firm of Boyle, Gentile, Leonard and Crockett, P.A. in Fort Myers, Florida. She began her legal career as a prosecutor in the Baltimore City State Attorney’s Office. Upon moving to Florida, she continued her commitment to public service by working as a CLI prosecutor in the Office of the State Attorney of the Twentieth Judicial Circuit in Naples.
Ms. Crockett is licensed to practice law in Florida and in Maryland.