Stephen J. Bronis, Partner

Stephen Bronis concentrates his practice on complex litigation, including financial fraud, business fraud, federal program fraud, health care fraud, securities fraud and regulatory fraud, and abuse cases.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Bronis served as Chief of the Felony Division of the Dade County Public Defenders Office. In 1998, he was nominated to become a justice of the Florida Supreme Court.



Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1972)

University of Florida (B.A., 1969)


Trial Practice

White Collar Crime and Government Investigations

Health Care

Bar Admissions

Florida (Retired)

Colorado (Inactive)

District of Columbia

Speaking Engagements

“Voluntary Disclosure And Cooperation In Government Investigations,” ABA 20th Annual National Institute on Health Care Fraud, Miami Beach, FL

Moderator, “Conducting Internal Investigations,” ABA White Collar Crime National Institute, Miami, FL (2008)

Professional Recognition

AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

South Florida’s Best Lawyers Magazine (2011)

Listed as a Top Lawyer in South Florida Legal Guide (2009-2011, 2014-2015)

Named 2011 Best of the Bar, South Florida Business Journal 

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Health Care Law (1995-2016)

Listed in Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers (2010-2017)

Leading Business Lawyers in U.S., Chambers USA Guide (2011)

The International Who’s Who of Business Crimes Defense Lawyers (2011) 

Who’s Who in America (2000-2011)

Listed in Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite (2008, 2009, and 2011) 

Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers (Criminal Defense: White Collar, Health Care, Civil Litigation Defense) (2006-2019)

Finalist for the Miami-Dade Daily Business Review’s 2008 “Most Effective Lawyer” Award in the Complex/Business Litigation category

Professional & Civic Activities

The Florida Bar (Retired)

The Colorado Bar (Inactive)

The District of Columbia Bar

American Bar Association White Collar Division, Former Executive DirectorWhite Collar Crime Committee, Former ChairCriminal Justice Section Council

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past President

Tache, Bronis and Descalzo, P. A.
150 S.E. 2nd Avenue, Suite 600, Miami, FL  33131