Daniel J. DeMay

Insurance Defense Lawyer in Florida

Attorney Daniel J. DeMay serves as a partner here at Pallo, Marks, Hernandez, Gechijian & DeMay, P.A. Having graduated from Central Michigan University with his Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in journalism (with Honors), he then went on to graduate from Stetson University College of Law and receive his Juris Doctor degree (also with Honors). During his time at law school, he served as staff writer for the Stetson Law Review, was a recipient of the Charles A. Dana merit scholarship, and played an important role on the first-place mock trial team.

With more than 20 years in workers’ compensation law, Mr. DeMay has represented a wide range of individuals and entities. He has assisted publicly traded corporations, private employers, counties, sheriff's departments, municipalities, school boards, servicing agents, professional employer organizations, and workers' compensation insurance carriers. He focuses his practice on complex issues such as coverage disputes, equitable distribution, fraudulent claims, and workers' compensation appeals.

When he has the chance, Mr. DeMay will spread his knowledge, lecturing to numerous organizations regarding various workers’ compensation topics. His lectures are usually based on occupational diseases, chemical exposure, employee leasing, drug-free workplaces, and safety programs.

Having shown the ability to practice at a high level in all local and state courts throughout Florida, Mr. DeMay has earned the recognition of being Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation by the Florida Bar of Legal Specialization and Education. He has also received an AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. His memberships include the Sarasota County Bar Association, Sarasota-Bradenton Claims Association, the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, and the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Florida Bar.

Call (941) 328-6200 to speak with Mr. DeMay.


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