John Marion Quaranta

FOUNDING PARTNER

John M. Quaranta, Esq.
DECARLO QUARANTA P.A.
814 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
Suite 201
Coral Gables, FL 33134
john.quaranta@quaranta.law
T: 305.930.6077

Mr. Quaranta is a trial lawyer for business people, consumers and homeowners, focusing his trial practice on complex commercial, consumer class-action, homeowner and commercial property damage and employment litigation. Since 2002, he has been rated AV Preeminent™ (Highest Competency and Ethics Rating from Martindale-Hubbell). He has been recognized by his peers as a member of the Florida Legal Elite™, Best Lawyers in America™ and SuperLawyers™ for commercial litigation. In 2017, was given membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers.

In Mr. Quaranta’s 28 years of practice, he has tried cases in federal and state courts throughout Florida, as well as before the NASD, FINRA, and American Arbitration Association. His clients have ranged from Fortune 500 companies and their officer and directors to small business owners. He has been general counsel to two U.S. defense contractors. On the flip side, Mr. Quaranta will represent any homeowner against their insurance company for the insurer’s failure to live up to its promises. Similarly, Mr. Quaranta will represent any employee against his employer, no matter what rank in the corporate structure, for illegal discrimination, whistleblower, and Family Medical Leave Act claims.

Mr. Quaranta received his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1991) where he was awarded the Thomas P. McDougall Full Academic Scholarship. He was elected by his fellow classmates as member of the University of Miami Honor Council and was a member of the University of Miami Law Review.

Mr. Quaranta received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Georgetown University (B.A., 1987). Mr. Quaranta served as past Chairman to Florida Bar Grievance Committee 11-F. He is a resident of Coral Gables, Florida, and is a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Admissions:

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States Tax Court
Florida

Jeffrey D. DeCarlo

FOUNDING PARTNER

Jeffrey D. DeCarlo, Esq.
DECARLO QUARANTA P.A.
814 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
Suite 201
Coral Gables, FL, 33134
Jeffrey.decarlo@dq.law
T: 305.930.6077

Mr. DeCarlo is a trial attorney for personal injury victims, consumers, property owners, and small business owners. For twelve years, Mr. DeCarlo worked for and was trained by large law firms representing Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and insurance companies before
starting a successful solo law practice.

As a solo-practitioner, Mr. DeCarlo devoted substantial time and resources working for people injured by dangerous drugs and medical products and representing owners, partners and shareholders in complex business disputes.

In 2009, Mr. DeCarlo was appointed by a federal court judge to a plaintiffs’ steering committee in a multi-district litigation proceeding. In 2011, Mr. DeCarlo was admitted to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which are reserved for only a small percentage of attorneys who obtain multiple settlements or verdicts for their clients totaling millions of dollars or more.

Since 2012, Mr. DeCarlo has been rated AV Preeminent (Highest Competency and Ethics Rating from Martindale-Hubbell). Mr. DeCarlo has been a nationally recognized pharmaceutical and medical device injury lawyer since 2014, when he was admitted to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, which is an invitation-only organization composed of premier trial lawyers from each state or region.

In Mr. DeCarlo’s 24 years of practice, he has tried cases in federal and state courts throughout Florida, the NYSE, NASD, and the AAA. Mr. DeCarlo has worked on cases resulting in significant verdicts throughout Florida and the nation.

Mr. DeCarlo received his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law (J.D. cum laude 1995) where he was a member of the Inter-American Law Review. Mr. DeCarlo received his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida (B.A. 1991). Mr. DeCarlo
served in the U.S. Air Force (active duty and reserves 1983 to 1991).

Bar Admissions:
U.S District Court, Southern District of Florida (1996)
U.S District Court, Middle District of Florida (1998)
U.S District Court, Northern District of Florida (2008)
Florida (1995)

Ann McNally Quaranta

SENIOR PARTNER (Retired)

Ann McNally Quaranta, Esq.*
DECARLO QUARANTA P.A.
814 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
Suite 201
Coral Gables, FL 33134
ann.quaranta@quaranta.law
www.quaranta.law
T: 305.930.6077

* Licensed only in New York State.

After a highly successful career in education, Ann retired as superintendent of schools of West Park New York.  She proceeded to Pace University for her JD degree and upon graduation Ann was admitted to the New York and Connecticut bars whereupon she established her own law firm specializing in probate and family law. She was popular for litigating delicate probate matters in both New York Surrogates Court and Connecticut Probate courts and when necessary, in New York and Connecticut civil courts. Upon closing her offices in New York and Connecticut, Ann moved to Coral Gables to work with her son John and has been a behind the scenes presence until now, where she is available to litigate in New York state and federal courts.