Attorney Stephen J. Bagge is an attorney who represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of matters. Prior to opening up his own firm, Stephen was an attorney with the law firms Carlton Fields and Banker Lopez Gassler, practicing professional liability defense, insurance coverage litigation, and general business and real property litigation. Stephen's current litigation practice includes business litigation, class action litigation, insurance litigation, construction litigation, and real property litigation. He also provides transactional advice to businesses. His experience includes being lead counsel on multi-million dollar litigation, and he has achieved millions of dollars in recoveries for his clients since opening his own practice. On the transactional side, Stephen has advised businesses regarding small and medium sized transactions, including asset purchase agreements, real estate transactions, office leases, and professional services agreements. Stephen's clients have included publicly traded companies, small and medium sized businesses, and individuals.
Stephen received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida. He graduated with honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2012. During law school, Stephen was an editor on the University of Florida Law Review and he received book awards in Contracts and Civil Procedure. Stephen was named a Rising Star in the field of business litigation by Florida Super Lawyers for 2019, 2020, and 2021, a honor achieved by less than 2.5% of eligible Florida lawyers.
Stephen is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.