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Kelley Kronenberg

About Kelley Kronenberg

With just north of 175 lawyers, Kelley Kronenberg is a full-service shop with its headquarters in Broward County, Florida. Firm lawyers work across more than 30 practice areas—from appeals to workers’ compensation.

Rooted in Sunshine

Forty years ago, Kelley Kronenberg opened its doors, when a trio of lawyers—Bud Adams, Charles Kelley and Steven Kronenberg—set down roots in Coconut Grove, Florida. Over the next three decades, the firm continued to expand throughout the Sunshine state. In 2011, the firm opened its first office outside of Florida with the introduction of its Chicago office. With ten offices throughout Florida, though, Kelley Kronenberg remains a major player in the Florida legal market. And in 2020, the firm opened a new office in New Orleans. The firm has been named has been named a “Business of the Year” finalist by the South Florida Business Journal, a “Top Workplace” by the Sun Sentinel, and among South Florida Business & Wealth’s “Top 100 South Florida Law Firms.”

Insurance Strength

Kelley Kronenberg’s growth over the past four decades is supported by its broad practice offerings. The firm works across myriad industries, including banking and financial services, construction, health care, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing, professional services, retail, and transportation.

Among the firm’s strengths is its work in the insurance industry. The firm’s lawyers handle insurance defense matters relating to property claims, such as burglary and theft, fire, hurricanes, mold, and more; fraud; uninsured and underinsured motorists; coverage disputes, and bad faith. The firm is a frequent presenter at the Annual Windstorm (WIND) Conference. Kelley Kronenberg lawyers also defend clients when it comes to third party claims, including automotive liability, construction defects, coverage actions, premises liability, products liability, and more.

Another bustling area for the firm is its Workers’ Compensation practice, represented self-insured employees and insurance companies. The firm is adept at handling such areas as catastrophic injury and death, exposure, environmental issues, and subrogation claims—to name some. In addition, Kelley Kronenberg offers workers’ compensation consulting services to assist with such areas as finding outside counsel and helping to manage outside counsel, developing a litigation strategy, attending mediations, reviewing claims, and more.

To the Core

Most firms claim to have a unique culture or to follow a set of guiding principles. Kelley Kronenberg sets its core values out for all to see—eight of them to be exact. According to the firm’s website, the firm subscribes to the following values: we are a team, we work hard, we think client, we are real, we are different, we are committed, we are leaders, we are innovative.

Why Work Here

Our Firm

Kelley Kronenberg is a multi-practice business law firm with more than 175 attorneys and 12 locations throughout Florida and the United States. Founded in 1980, our firm is one of the fastest-growing law firms in Florida, built on relationships and committed to exceptional client service. We serve all types and sizes of public and private companies, as well as small businesses and individuals nationwide.

Kelley Kronenberg

10360 W. State Road 84
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33324
Phone: (954) 370-9970

Firm Stats

Principal Partner/Chief Executive Officer: Michael J. Fichtel
Principal Partners: Heath S. Eskalyo and Howard L. Wander
Total No. Attorneys (2020):
150 - 250

Base Salary

The firm did not disclose salary information.

Employment Contact

Barbara Repandis
Chief Human Resources Officer
(954) 370-9970

No. of U.S. Offices: 11

No. of International Offices: 0

Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL
Daytona, FL
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Miami, FL
Miami Lakes, FL
Naples, FL
New Orleans, LA
Orlando, FL
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa, FL
West Palm Beach, FL

Major Departments

See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.