Ms. Beverly A. Pohl
Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel
100 S.E. 3rd Avenue, Suite 2700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

Phone    (954) 764-7060
Fax         (954) 713-0962

Type of Case: Civil and Criminal
Admitted to practice:
Supreme Court
5th Circuit, 6th Circuit, 8th Circuit, 10th Circuit, 11th Circuit, Federal

Ms. Pohl is interested in her clients' cases, and makes their arguments interesting to the appellate court both in writing and at oral argument. She is hands-on in every case, while also mentoring and teaching the art of appellate practice and professionalism to younger colleagues. Every new question sparks her interest, and she finds a thorough and accurate answer for litigators and their clients in a timely manner.


  • B.S. William Woods College (1973) J.D. Nova Southeastern University Shepherd Broad College of Law (1991)

Practice Focus:

  • 80% Florida State Appellate Courts, 20% Federal, in all areas, from commercial litigation to constitutional issues involving civil rights and criminal defense.


  • “A Circuit Split on a Question of Federal Jurisdiction ....” Fed Bar Ass’n Side Bar Winter 2019 “Is the Fairly Debatable Standard of Bond Pending Appeal Being Applied Unfairly?,” THE DEFENDER (Publication of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers), Spring, 2009 "The Right to Recover `Fees for Fees' Based on a Contractual Previling Party Fee Provision", Fla. Bar J., Vol. 87, No. 4 (April 2013)

Representative Cases:

  • Global Quest, LLC v. Horizon Yachts, 849 F.3d 1022 (11th Cir. 2017) MSP Recovery, LLC v. Allstate Ins. Co., 835 F.3d 1351 (11th Cir. 2016) Vital Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Prof. Supplements, LLC, 210 So. 3d 766 (Fla. 4th DCA 2016) Bank of New York Mellon v. Sperling, 201 So. 3d 697 (Fla. 4th DCA 2016) U.S. ex rel. Mastej v. Health Management Assoc.. 591 F. App'x 693 (11th Cir. 2014) Citizens for Smart Growth v. Sec., Dept. of Transp., 669 F.3d 1203 (11th Cir. 2012) Garrido v. State, 97 So. 3d 291 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012) InPhyNet Contracting Services, Inc. v. Soria, 33 So. 3d 766 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010) Coral Reef Drive Land Devel., LLC v. Duke Realty Ltd. P’shp, 45 So. 3d 897 (Fla. 3d DCA 2010) S&I Investements v. Payless Flea Mkt., Inc. 36 So. 3d 909 (Fla. 4h DCA 2010) Proudfoot Consulting Co. V. Gordon, 576 F.3d 1223 (11th Cir. 2009)

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, since 2005 Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice, Fort Lauderdale, 2017, 2019 Chambers USA, (America’s Leading Lawyers for Business) Florida Legal Elite Super Lawyers

Nature of Firm's Practice:

  • General Business, Litigation, Health Law, Real Estate, Construction

Other Information:

  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Appellate Practice since 2002 Member, The Florida Bar Appellate Rules Committee 2017.