Digna French is a member of the firm’s global board and chair of the Litigation Practice Group in Florida. She has over 23 years of legal experience and focuses her practice on complex, commercial and multidistrict litigation, as well as cross-border litigation and international litigation in both state and federal courts. Digna also maintains an active appellate practice. She has specialized in defending sovereign nations and multinational corporations, including officers and directors, particularly in issues relating to expropriations and seizures, international claims, domestication of foreign judgments, and general business issues, including breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and interference with business advantage. Additionally, Digna has experience in issues having to do with internal and money laundering investigations and judicial proceedings as a result of the investigations.

Digna's representative clients include Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., The Republic of Ecuador, numerous Latin American governmental entities, Florida Power and Light, a major US chemical company, international pharmaceutical companies, a tobacco company, an international cosmetics and fragrance manufacturer, a leading maker of implantable biomedical devices, a manufacturer of top-of-the-line computer devices, one of the world’s leading producers of shaving and dental care products, a national building products company, a worldwide manufacturer of HVAC products and one of the largest banks in the US.

Digna is the chair of the Litigation Practice Group in Florida, the Miami office hiring partner and co-chair of the Miami-Latin America Task Force. She served as editor for the state of Florida in the Product Liability Desk Reference (1999-2003) and authored “Economic Sanctions Imposed by the United States Against Cuba: The Thirty-Eight Year Old Embargo Culminating with the Cuban Liberty and Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996,” published in the University of Miami Yearbook of International Law

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  • University of Miami, J.D., cum laude, Phi Delta Phi, 1998
  • University of Miami, B.A., cum laude, Phi Kappa Phi, Provost Honors, 1995


  • Florida, 1998


  • U.S. Ct. of App., Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., Middle Dist. of Florida
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Florida
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of Florida


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2023 and 2024 for Commercial Litigation.
  • Selected to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite NOTABLE Women Leaders in Law 2023.
  • Selected by Daily Business Review, a Florida legal publication, to its inaugural list of 2019 Florida Trailblazers; Digna was a lead partner in a firm team that was recognized for their innovative litigation strategy in a decades-long legal saga that has spanned Miami and Ecuador.
  • Recognized by Latino Leaders magazine to its 2019 Top Latino Lawyers list; Digna was selected for her leadership in the Latino community through career achievements, community involvement and a successful career path.
  • Recognized by Chambers USA as a Leading Individual for commercial litigation.

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