Henry J. HunnefeldFirst Assistant City Attorney
Education: Darmouth College (A.B. 1979); University of Miami School of Law (J.D. 1982, cum laude)
Member:The Florida Bar [Board Certified: City, County and Local Government Law (2011); Civil Trial (2000)]; and Current Vice Chair of City, County & Local Government Law Certification Committee
Mr. Hunnefeld handles federal and state litigation, appeals, constitutional and civil rights matters.
Prior to joining the City Attorney’s Office, Mr. Hunnefeld was named a finalist for the Most Effective Attorney in South Florida in the Area of Complex Commercial Law by the Daily Business Review in 2009 for his work defending the City of Miami in the case of Norman Braman et al. v. City of Miami, Miami-Dade County and the Florida Marlins relating to the funding of approximately $3 billion in government projects including the construction of the Major League baseball stadium. In 2016, he was co-lead counsel for the City of Miami in the first jury trial brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission against a municipality. Mr. Hunnefeld has lectured extensively throughout Florida relating to civil rights and police liability, public records, securities, Fair Housing Act, board certification and federal trial practice.