Disciplined in Sophisticated Defense and Insurance Litigation

S. Cristina Perez (legal name Perez-Tanner) joined Butler as an Associate in 2013. Her practice mostly involves representing insurers in Coverage disputes, Global Settlements, and Extra-Contractual matters. Cristina also has experience with pre-suit and litigated coverage disputes, automobile accident liability, first-party property disputes, and extra-contractual liability.

Cristina graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Finance in 2004. She went on to earn a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Florida Coastal School of Law in 2007. Before joining Butler, Cristina worked for an insurance defense firm in Jacksonville, Florida and as an attorney advisor for the Social Security Administration.


  • Florida


  • University of South Florida
    Bachelor of Science in Finance
  • Florida Coastal School of Law
    Doctor of Jurisprudence


  • Florida Bar Association (FBA)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA)
  • Tampa Hispanic Bar Association


  • Florida Courts (Middle District)
  • Florida Courts (Southern District)

Blog Posts

January 14, 2019 BLOG POSTChecking the Vitals of Hospital Liens

Claims adjusters, plaintiffs’ attorneys and defense attorneys all deal with the headaches of hospital liens.  And recent case law and inconsistent recording of liens by clerks in different counties makes matters worse.

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March 08, 2018 NEWSInternational Women's Day

"Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence."

-Sheryl Sanberg

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