Susan H. Aprill

Fowler White Burnett PA
Miami, Florida 33180


Areas Of Practice

Real Estate
Shareholder Disputes
Wage and Hour


Susan Aprill's practice encompasses the full range of commercial litigation matters with particular emphasis today on business disputes and employment matters, including claims against employers and by independent contractors under the ADA, the FMLA, the FLSA and Title VII and related state statutes. Susan is called upon by clients to craft arguments and develop strategies that benefit both legal and business interests.

Practice Focus

Susan practices in state and federal courts and in alternate dispute resolution forums. In recent years, she has served as court-appointed receiver for a medical billing service, a mobile home park and a luxury rental property in foreclosure. She is currently serving as a court appointed arbitrator for a medical practice dispute and has been appointed a special master in various matters. Susan has and continues to represent limousine and for hire service companies in employment matters; reporters, broadcasters and publishers in First Amendment and libel cases; officers and directors of condominium and homeowner associations; financial institutions and private lenders in foreclosure and intra-institutional litigation, real estate developers and owners; doctors and other health care providers, and a variety of domestic and foreign businesses across multiple industries in commercial matters often of a complex nature.

She has also represented debt collectors and debt buyers, and cases arising out of insurance premium audits for a major carrier. She has represented the local government agencies such as the City of Pompano Beach and the Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency in the City of Miami.

Susan successfully represented a major airline in a whistleblower and discrimination suit both at the trial level and in the federal court of appeal. See Robert Malfara  v. United Airlines, 181 F. 3d 109 (11th Cir. 2002).

While an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Susan tried a variety of tort cases ranging from slip and falls to the defense of medical negligence claims, as well as money laundering and forfeiture cases and defense of employment discrimination claims.



U.S. District Court
Northern District of Florida
Middle District of Florida
Southern District of Florida

U.S. Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


University of Miami School of Law, J.D.
Cum Laude
Editorial Board Member,
University of Miami Law Review

University of Illinois, B.S.


AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2013 - 2015

100 SE Third Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394

P: 954-377-8100
F: 954-377-8101
E: [email protected]
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