Shaun M. Cummings is a native Floridian and grew up in Ocala, Florida. He is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, all Texas state courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.
Shaun is part of Florin?Roebig’s personal injury and medical malpractice teams and oversees the Firm’s multi-district litigation practice including claims for defective IVC filters, defective hip implants, and dangerous pharmaceuticals. He has been selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a 2021 Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star.
In 2016, Shaun was part of the trial team that won the largest contested jury verdict in Hernando County history ($42 million). He has been accepted as a life-long member in the “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum,” a distinction that less than one percent (1%) of all lawyers in the country have earned.
Prior to graduating cum laude from Stetson University College of Law, Shaun served on Stetson’s Law Review and was a member of the Trial Team, which has been ranked as the nation’s #1 trial team 20 times by U.S. News and World Report. He was also the American Bar Association’s national liaison for the Law Student Division, a teaching assistant for the Honorable Judge David A. Demers (6th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida) and was accepted into the Honor’s program. During his third year, Shaun interned with the Honorable Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich (United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida), as well as with the United States Department of Justice, Office of the U.S. Trustee.
As a member of Stetson’s Trial Team, Shaun earned individual awards for his excellence in trial advocacy and was inducted into the National Order of Barristers. In 2014, he was selected as a student-coach for the National Top Gun Trial Competition held in Waco, Texas. After graduating, Shaun served as the coach for the Stetson Trial Team that won the American Association of Justice Regional and National Championship in April 2015.
As a member of Stetson’s Law Review, Shaun’s work was published in the 2014 Norton Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, where he critically analyzes the split in authority among the federal bankruptcy courts regarding the term “household” in the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. His article is titled “Splitting the Baby: The Judiciary’s Solution to a ‘Household’ Problem.”
Shaun received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Florida in 2011. Prior to law school, Shaun was the manager for Outback Steakhouse in Gainesville, Florida.
2014 - J.D. / Stetson University College of Law
2011 - B.S. / University of Florida
MEMBERSHIPS & ADMISSIONS
Florida Bar, Member, 2014
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2016
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2014
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2016
Texas Bar, Member, 2020
ABA, Member, 2014 - 2016
Phi Alpha Delta, Member, 2010 - Present
American Association for Justice, Member, 2012 - Present
Clearwater Bar Association, Member, 2015 - Present
Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member, 2016 - Present
Order of Barristers, National Member, 2013 - Present
Super Lawyers, Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2021