Leydyluz “Luz” Symphorien-Restrepo’s practice is limited exclusively to toxic torts and litigation of personal injury and product liability matters throughout the nation. Mrs. Restrepo is passionate about representing persons who are catastrophically hurt by others through no fault of their own. She has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients largely diagnosed with terminal illnesses from occupational exposures like asbestos. A former prosecutor who tried multiple cases to jury verdict for felony-level offenses like drug trafficking and conspiracy, Mrs.Restrepo has focused her legal career on litigation matters.
Mrs. Restrepo is a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 and has been recognized as one of the nation’s premier trial lawyers under the age of 40. Mrs. Restrepo has also been named as a Law dragon 500-X for her work and achievements in the field.
Mrs. Restrepo graduated cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and was invited to serve as a reader for the Florida Bar after receiving her license with high marks.During law school, Mrs. Restrepo studied in Cape Town, South Africa and volunteered at a home for orphaned children in Empangeni, South Africa.
A native of Caracas, Venezuela, Mrs. Restrepo emigrated to the United States at the age of eight, following her father’s work as a taxi driver in New York City. She is fluent in Spanish and previously worked as an associate at a Central Florida-based firm whose practice focused on championing members of the Latino community in personal injury matters.
Mrs. Restrepo is married with three children and is an active member of her local church.
Admissions and Certification
- State Bar of Florida
- State Bar of Texas
- State bar of New Jersey
- Juris Doctorate, cum laude – University of Florida, Levin College of Law
- Bachelor of Science – University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
- National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
- Lawdragon’s List of X- The Next Generation of 500 Leading Lawyers in America
- UF Levin College of Law Book Award – International Criminal Law
- UF Levin College of Law Book Award – Professional Responsibility
- Florida Bar Reader
- Best Lawyers “Ones To Watch” – 2023
- Best Lawyers “Ones To Watch” – 2024 – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs