MIAMI, FL—The national law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is pleased to announce that Miami partner-in-charge Barbara Fernandez has been selected as one of South Florida Business Journal’s 2021 Influential Business Women. Honorees were recognized for their strong record of leadership, performance and innovation in their industry, plus meaningful community involvement.
Barbara has developed a unique niche in consumer and class action litigation. She has extensive experience in the defense of individual and class action claims involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.
In April of 2019, Barbara was named Hinshaw Miami’s partner-in-charge, the first woman to hold the position since Hinshaw opened its Miami office in 1988.