Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

An Associate at Butler, Suzanne J. DeCopain practices in our Coverage Defense department. Suzanne has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2009 and is based in our Tampa office. She is admitted to the United State District Court for the Middle District of Florida. 

Before joining Butler, Suzanne served as an Assistant State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit for three years. During her time there, she gained significant jury and bench trial experience. Suzanne also has experience in landlord/tenant matters for public housing authorities.  

While prosecuting, Suzanne taught as an Adjunct Professor at her undergraduate school, Florida Gulf Coast University. Since moving to Tampa, Suzanne became active with various bar associations including the George Edgecomb Bar Association and has held various positions. She is currently the Learn Your Legal Rights Community Workshop chair.  


  • Florida


  • Florida Gulf Coast University
    Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Florida Coastal School of Law


  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Key Points
Practice Area CASE TYPE
  • Coverage - Business Interruption
  • Coverage - Business Owner's
  • Coverage - First Party Property
  • Coverage - Property
  • Fire (Suspected or Potential Fraud)