Dean R. Mallett is a Partner at Gutterman Trial Group and heads the Firm’s recovery department.  He focuses his practice on insurance coverage issues and representing insurance carriers in first-party residential and commercial property claims.


Prior to joining Gutterman Trial Group, Dean spent over six years at one of the largest insurance defense firms in the state of Florida. Dean believes the key to success is staying abreast of all current developments in the landscape of Florida law in order to implement innovative solutions that best meet clients’ needs.


Dean’s practice areas include:


  • First-party property and coverage
  • Insurance fraud and misrepresentation
  • Insurance coverage
  • Subrogation
  • Appeals


Dean is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in all Florida state and federal courts, including:


  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida


Dean attended The University of Miami School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, and LL.M. in Taxation in 2007 and 2008, respectively.  While at The University of Miami, Dean was a member of the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board.  Dean received several awards for advocacy, including Best Brief Award at the 2006 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition, and was selected as a member of the Order of Barristers.  Dean also received the Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP Fellowship for the University of Miami School of Law Center for Ethics & Public Service.  His professional affiliations include:


  • American Bar Association, Tort & Insurance Practice
  • Weston Bar Association
  • Wind Network
  • Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention
  • Florida Property & Casualty Insurance Fraud Task Force


Dean is originally from Bowling Green, Ohio and currently lives in Weston, Florida with his wife and two sons.  When not practicing law, Dean enjoys quality time with his family and close friends, attending his sons’ sporting events, and watching the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Lions win.

Dean R. Mallett, Esquire

200 East Broward Boulevard
Suite 1630
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Office: 754.218.8255
Direct: 754.218.8262
Mobile: 305.890.9256
Fax: 754.218.8259
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