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Hillary B. Cassel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Insurance Coverage Attorney in Hollywood, FL

Cassel & Cassel, P.A.
4000 Hollywood Blvd, Suite 685-S
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone: 954-589-5504
Fax: 954-951-0475
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020
Licensed in Florida Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage
Attorney Profile

Attorney Hillary B. Cassel is a co-founder and partner with Cassel & Cassel, P.A., law firm in Hollywood, Florida. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 13 years of total legal experience, Ms. Cassel focuses her practice almost exclusively on insurance law, and she provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout South Florida who seek to recover the full amount of compensation they deserve from their insurance companies.

A former insurance defense attorney, Ms. Cassel has invaluable insight into the industry and the tactics insurance providers use to reduce or deny claims. Armed with this knowledge, she is able to devise the most effective strategies possible for her plaintiff clients, and she has recovered substantial settlements and verdicts for policyholders who have filed valid insurance claims involving property damage and other issues.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Cassel worked as an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County, where she gained extensive trial experience that serves her well to this day. She has successfully handled dozens of jury trials as well as many other bad faith matters against both foreign and domestic insurance carriers.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Cassel has earned an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with a 2020 Top Lawyer: Insurance Law ranking from Fort Lauderdale Illustrated. She has also been named a Feature Superstar by Attorney at Law Magazine, and the South Florida Legal Guide listed her among the Up and Comers between 2017 and 2019. She has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers as well as numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 2003 graduate of Florida State University, Ms. Cassel obtained her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad College of Law in 2006. She holds her admission to practice before the U.S District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

A leader in her legal community, Ms. Cassel has served on the board of directors of Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc. and the Federal Association for Insurance Reform, where she has also served as chair of the Property Committee. She is also founder and board member of the Florida Policyholders Cooperative, and she serves as board adviser for the American Policyholder Association.

Ms. Cassel is also a Silver Sponsor of the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, and she is an active member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, the Florida Justice Association and the Windstorm Insurance Network. She also serves on the Health and Wellness Committee of The Florida Bar, and she has conducted lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics related to insurance law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Insurance Coverage
Focus Areas

Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance


2 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2020

About Hillary B. Cassel

First Admitted: 2006, Florida

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Windstorm Insurance Network, Platinum Sponsor
  • Florida Justice Association, Eagle Patron
  • Florida Bar, Member - Health & Wellness Committee
  • American Policyholder Association, Member -  Board Advisor
  • Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc., Member - Board of Directors
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, Silver Sponsor
  • U.S District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • Florida Policyholders Cooperative, Founder, Member - Board of Directors
  • Federal Association for Insurance Reform, Member - Board of Directors, Chair - Property Committee
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Florida


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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • FAPIA Summer 2018 Conference - Case Law Update

Educational Background

  • B.S., Florida State University
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Office Location for Hillary B. Cassel

4000 Hollywood Blvd
Suite 685-S
Hollywood, FL 33021

Phone: 954-589-5504

Fax: 954-951-0475

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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