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Miami, Florida 33128

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Jennifer L. Hochstadt

Practice Areas

  • Federal Litigation
  • Tort Liability & Medical Malpractice


  • University of Miami, J.D., Cum Laude, 2008, J.D.,
  • Northwestern University, B.A., Cum Laude, 2005


  • Hon. Jose E. Martinez, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2013-2015

Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar
  • The New York Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Jennifer L. Hochstadt

Joined the Office in 2015

Assistant County Attorney

[email protected] 305-375-5760

Jennifer Hochstadt is a member of the Federal Litigation Section as well as the Torts Liability & Medical Malpractice Section.  As part of her practice, Jennifer defends the County and its employees against medical malpractice cases involving the Public Health Trust.   In addition, Jennifer defends civil rights cases in federal court on behalf of the County as well as officers with the Miami-Dade Police Department and Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department.

Prior to joining the County Attorney's Office, Jennifer clerked for the Honorable Jose E. Martinez of the Southern District of Florida. Jennifer also worked in New York for American Express, handling regulatory compliance matters. From 2008 to 2011, Jennifer worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney, handling all phases of criminal prosecutions.

Prior Experience

  • American Express, 2011-2013
  • Assistant State Attorney, Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney, 2008-2011

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

  • Note, FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc.: Chipping Away at McCain-Feingold and Campaign Finance Regulation, 2 PHOENIX L. REV. 116 (2009).

Community Involvement, Awards, & Recognition

  • University of Miami School of Law, Adjunct Faculty Member, Litigation Skills
  • University of Miami School of Law's Mock Trial Competition, Winner and Best Oral Advocate (2006)
  • Recipient of Marco A. Vazquez Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Litigation Skills (2007)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's "40 Under 40"