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Kip Lassner

Fort Lauderdale West Managing Partner



Kip O. Lassner is a partner leading the firm’s Fort Lauderdale West location and is the partner in charge of the workers’ compensation department firm-wide.  He concentrates his practice in worker’s compensation.  He has lectured to employers, insurance adjusters and insurance professionals on the issues of worker’s compensation, bad faith and the duties and liabilities of independent adjusters.  He is certified by the State of Florida as an Instructor of Insurance Education for workers' compensation adjusters.  Mr. Lassner is also a recently retired Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves where he served as an Army attorney in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG).  Mr. Lassner joined the U.S. Army Reserves in 1987 as a Private, and left law school to fight in Desert Storm. After later graduating from law school, he served 21 years in the Florida Army National Guard and then transferred back to the U.S. Army Reserve for a total of 35 years of service to our Nation.

Mr. Lassner received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Florida, a Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University Law Center and a Master of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.

Mr. Lassner is a member of the Florida Bar, the Military Affairs Committee, and the National Guard Officers Association. He is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Mr. Lassner is an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell.

Member of CSK’s Covid-19 Defense Team.


  • The Florida Bar
  • The Military Affairs Committee
  • The National Guard Officers Association


Practice Areas


  • Nova Southeastern University, J.D.
  • University of Florida, B.A., Criminal Justice
  • U.S. Army War College, Masters Degree in Strategic Studies


  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Armed Forces
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