Daniela B. Abratt


  • JD, Florida International University College of Law, 2015 (cum laude)
  • BS, University of Florida, 2012 (summa cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Southern District of Florida


Daniela is an Associate in the Fort Lauderdale office with a practice concentration in media and communications law, including defamation and invasion of privacy. She also focuses on business litigation and intellectual property matters. She graduated from the Florida International University College of Law in 2015.

Now more than ever, a free press is vital to the preservation of our democracy. I feel privileged to work fighting to ensure the press indeed remains free, robust, and unencumbered in its critical and insatiable pursuit for truth.

Prior to joining the firm, Daniela served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robin S. Rosenbaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She also previously served as an Associate at a civil litigation firm with a practice in civil rights, products liability, medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases in both federal and state court.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Florida in 2012,  and her writing was published in a number of newspapers.  Prior to attending law school, Daniela worked as a freelance reporter for The Miami Herald.   

While in law school, Daniela interned at the Florida Supreme Court and the Third District Court of Appeal.  She also competed in the Monroe E. Price International Media Law Moot Court Programme, and placed third during the international round at Oxford University in Oxford, United Kingdom.  Daniela has served as a judge and coach for this same moot court.  In addition to being an FIU law school alumna, Daniela has served as an Adjunct Professor teaching a legal writing and research course.

As an active member of the community, Daniela sings in the Master Chorale of South Florida.  In addition, each year she raises funds to support the Florida Brain Cancer 5K.


  • U.S. Intervention in Syria:  A Legal Responsibility to Protect?, 95 Denv. Law. Rev. 21 (2017)
  • Florida Supreme Court Declines Review of Order Releasing Parkland Surveillance Videos, MLRC Media Law Letter (August 2018)