Elizabeth Brooks Honkonen

Elizabeth Brooks Honkonen

Email: Elizabeth Brooks Honkonen | Phone: (305) 373-1000

Born in Miami, Elizabeth Brooks Honkonen earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University and her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Miami, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif, the National Scholastic Honor Society for Law, and managing editor of the University of Miami Law Review.

She has been admitted to the Florida Bar; the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit and the Eleventh Circuit; and the U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. Ms. Honkonen has served as a legal research and writing instructor at the University of Miami School of Law.

Ms. Honkonen is a member of the Dade County and Federal Bar associations and the Florida Bar. Ms. Honkonen is a Past President of the University of Miami Law Alumni Association.

Areas of practice

  • Legal malpractice defense
  • Professional liability
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Securities litigation

Admitted to practice

  • Florida, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, 2000
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2006

Honors and awards

  • South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers, Mid-Year 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • South Florida Legal Guide Top Up and Comers, 2004–2009
  • Thomas Davison, III Memorial Service Award, presented by the University of Miami Law Alumni Association, 2013


  • University of Miami, J.D., summa cum laude, 1998
    • Order of the Coif
    • National Scholastic Honor Society for Law
  • Georgetown University, B.S., 1992 (Major in Mathematics)

Professional memberships

  • Dade County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • The American Inns of Court, Spellman-Hoeveler Chapter


  • Managing Editor, University of Miami Law Review, 1997–1998


  • Born in Miami, Florida

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