Aimee Ferrer is a Partner at Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen in South Florida, a law firm known for its strong team of trial attorneys. Her deep commitment to justice and extensive experience representing clients with diverse backgrounds facing life-changing consequences gives her unique insight when handling a case or lawsuit for a client today.
Prior to joining GRYC, Aimee Ferrer served as a Supervisory Assistant Federal Public Defender (AFPD) in the Southern District of Florida (Miami) and worked as an AFPD for fourteen years. She has tried more than 30 federal jury trials to verdict, in cases involving complex financial fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, immigration-related offenses, cargo theft, and other federal felonies. In addition to her trial practice, she has an active appellate practice, has argued in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals numerous times, and has written petitions for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court. Three of those cert petitions were granted in the Supreme Court, resulting in the lower court decision being vacated and the case was remanded for a finding a in favor of her client.
Aimee Ferrer attended Georgetown University for her B.A. and received her J.D. magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 2004 and was awarded admission into the Order of the Coif. Aimee served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul C. Huck in the Southern District of Florida and remains active in the Southern District of Florida bar, having served on the Southern District of Florida's Bench & Bar planning committee and Hispanic Heritage Month planning committee.
Aimee began her legal career practicing law in D.C. at a nonprofit organization litigating family law cases on behalf of immigrant victims of domestic violence.
She then worked as an associate at a prominent New York law firm, primarily in the areas of civil litigation and bankruptcy. At the New York firm, she helped fortune 500 companies and large financial institutions ensure compliance with securities law and defended them in various civil litigation matters.
She is also an active community leader who is deeply committed to South Florida. As the First Vice-Chair of the Miami Dade Human Rights Commission, she volunteers on a quasi-judicial county board that hears appeals from violations of Miami Dade County Ordinance prohibiting discrimination in housing and employment. She also serves as board chair of the board of Engage Miami, a local youth civic engagement organization.
Additionally, Aimee teaches trial skills to law students and practicing attorneys in the Litigation Skills/Trial Advocacy programs at University of Miami Law School, Emory Law School, and in NITA programs throughout the country. She is a frequent panelist and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) speaker who has spoken to various bar associations about the art of jury selection and how to receive a fair trial.
In 2015, she was nominated by the Daily Business Review as one of the most effective lawyers in criminal law.
- Miami Dade Human Rights Commission
- Engage Miami
- Georgetown University, B.A.
- Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude