Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz is a boutique litigation and trial law firm that handles almost exclusively high-stakes litigation matters. Though its flagship office is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz handles complex commercial litigation, class actions, consumer protection litigation, personal injury, and wrongful death matters across the United States and the world.

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Senior Associate

Fort Lauderdale

Kimberly A. Slaven-Hauth is a Senior Associate at Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz, LLP, and a member of the firm’s Consumer Litigation and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups.

Kimberly represents businesses and individuals in disputes involving complex commercial litigation, consumer litigation, and financial services litigation. With substantial courtroom experience, Kimberly has drafted and argued substantive motions before Circuit and County Courts across Florida, and has worked on interlocutory and certiorari appellate matters before Florida’s Third and Fourth District Court’s of Appeal. Ms. Slaven-Hauth also participates in the firm’s work as outside general counsel for business clients.

Ms. Slaven-Hauth graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was President of Miami Law Women and a Dean’s Fellow with the school’s Academic Achievement Program. A dedicated Miami Hurricane, Kimberly also obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Miami, prior to attending law school.

Before joining Zebersky Payne Shaw Lewenz, LLP, Ms. Slaven-Hauth practiced insurance litigation at a prominent Florida law firm and worked as a CLI with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Division.


Broward County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division


Florida State Courts
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida


University of Miami, J.D., Cum Laude

  • Dean’s List
  • Deans Fellow: Federal Civil Procedure, Federal
  • Criminal Procedure
  • President, Miami Law Women
  • CLI, Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office

University of Miami B.A. History