Stacy E. Yates

Top rated personal injury attorney in Tampa, Florida

Morgan & Morgan
Stacy E. Yates
Morgan & Morgan

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Insurance coverage

Licensed in Florida since: 2006

Education: Texas Tech University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019

Morgan & Morgan

201 North Franklin Street
7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602 Visit website


A personal injury and trial attorney at Morgan & Morgan, Stacy E. Yates represents clients in Tampa, Florida. A former Assistant State Attorney in Hillsborough County, she now focuses her practice on litigating personal injury claims, using her insurance knowledge to represent individuals, corporations and other entities. This includes claims of wrongful death, truck accidents, spinal cord injuries, motorcycle accidents, insurance claims, car accidents and brain injuries.

Admitted to practice in the state of Florida, Ms. Yates is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. In 2002, she earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Tampa before moving on the Texas Tech University School of Law, where she graduated in 2006 with her Juris Doctor.

Throughout her career, Ms. Yates has represented healthcare professionals, medical clinics, pharmacists and physicians before a long list of regulatory bodies, including the following: the Agency for Health Care Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration, the Florida Board of Psychology, the Florida Board of Medicine, the Florida Department of Health and the Florida Board of Pharmacy. For her high ethical standards and long list of successful results, she holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Ms. Yates is actively involved in the legal community as a member of the Tampa Bay American Inn of Court, the Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers, the George Edgecomb Bar Association, the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Florida Bar. She also serves her community through her work with the Working Women of Tampa Bay, Krewe of Tronando and of Grace O’Malley, and the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida.

* 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

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Insurance coverage, Personal injury - general: defense
  • 90% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Insurance coverage
  • 0% Personal injury - general: defense

First Admitted: 2006, Florida

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Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • The KNOW Book + Tribe is an international initiative that spotlights authentic female leaders, creators and entrepreneurs in the Community.  
Educational Background:
  • University of Tampa Graduated Cum Laude
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Tampa Bay Inn of Court 2010- present
  • Florida, Middle District of Florida, Southern District of Florida 
  • University of Tampa 300 Spartan Board Member
  • South Tampa YMCA Board Member
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Provided legal representation to a local political candidate in the historic 2018 Florida Election recount., 2018
  • Camp CEO Civic Leadership provides 30 high-school aged Girl Scouts the opportunity to learn about the civic ecosystem, how to move an idea into action, and the project-developing process. 
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator, 2018
  • Voted by peers as a Top Attorney in the area of Personal Injury Litigation Defense., Top Attorney in Personal Injury Litigation Defense, Tampa Magazine , 2019
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presented an ADR presentation to a group of young lawyers of the Florida Defense Lawyers and then presented it again as a webinar to Defense Research Institute members, Lecturer/Presenter, Not the same old mediation- coloring outside the lines, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Florida Defense Lawyers, Legal, 2020
  • Provided a presentation and open discussion on investigations in personal injury cases and gave an overview from Plaintiff and Defense standpoints., Lecturer/Presenter, Legal Investigations: Plaintiff v. Defense, National Association of Legal Investigators, Legal, Investigation, 2020

Office location for Stacy E. Yates

201 North Franklin Street
7th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 855-719-1863


1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019

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