Beatriz focuses her practice in complex civil litigation matters including business litigation matters. She has experience representing clients on a national basis in federal and state courts as well as in arbitration and state appellate proceedings. Prior to joining Herskowitz Shapiro, Beatriz has practiced law with national and boutique litigation firms.
Represented clients in civil litigation and business torts cases in state and federal court, and in arbitration proceedings.
Represented a national sub-contractor client in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida in complex construction delay damages trial.
Represented sub-contractor clients in various construction litigation matters in state and federal courts.
Represented commercial vessel charter company client in various disputes in arbitration forums, as well as federal and state courts.
Defended client against natural resource damages claims brought by teh U.S. Territory Trustee of Natural Resources.
Defended a shipping company client from unlawful detention of its vessel as a result of allegations that its actions in international waters violated the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships.
Defended oil company client against allegations that its past operations caused the release of hazardous substances into the environment under toxic tort and other state law claims.
Defended major consumer goods manufacturer client in appellate proceedings before the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
Defended client against indemnification claims related to transfer and sale of industrial property
Beatriz graduated cum laude (second in her class) from Stetson University College of Law. She subsequently earned her LLM degree in International Law from the University of Miami Miller School of Law where she garnered several awards for outstanding performance. Beatriz was granted her B.A. in International Relations from the University of South Florida. She is fluent in Spanish.
Ms. Carta is admitted to practice law in Florida and in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She has been admitted pro hac vice in various states and territories of the United States.