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  • Creative representation of major developers of multi-family and commercial properties throughout Florida suffering from financial turmoil, including defense/counterclaims in actions commenced by solo or syndicated major lenders
  • Special litigation counsel to Chapter 11 debtors in possession, bankruptcy trustees and major lenders in large cases (Florida and elsewhere), including prosecution of major insurance claims, and major fraudulent transfer claims
  • Special litigation counsel to Liquidating Trust pursuing claims against former directors and officers of defunct international group of companies, including parallel participation in US securities class action and in litigations throughout Europe and Asia
  • Representation of directors and officers regarding insurance coverage disputes
  • Adversarial proceedings at all levels of local government, representing aggrieved landowners/developers
  • Represented public bodies as special litigation counsel regarding inter-governmental control and funding disputes involving contractual, statutory or constitutional issues, including:
    • Defended the School Board of Broward County against charter school funding lawsuit seeking $27 million and having statewide implications
    • Represented the School Board of Broward County against a third-party service provider, seeking reimbursement of monies not recovered in a prior settlement of federal court litigation against the School District, in which the service provider’s acts and omissions had exposed the District to economic risk. Assisted the School District in reaching a favorable, cost-effective settlement of the state court action and was also successful in crafting a favorable compromise of the prior federal litigation (valued at over $13 million) after having been engaged to defend those claims as that case was heading to a jury trial
    • Represented the Health Care District of Palm Beach County in actions relating to operation/control and budgeting of rural and urban hospitals, and associated creditor disputes in State and Bankruptcy courts
    • Represented the City of Pompano Beach in defense of multi-million dollar inverse condemnation claims at trial and appellate levels
  • Representation of clients in complex real estate litigation, including defense of joint venturer/partnership claims
  • International litigation involving $100+ million bank fraud claims and including D&O exposure in related securities class action litigation
  • Representation of minority shareholder group concerning impairments of investments in closely-held entities and diversion of corporate assets
  • Representations of estate and trust fiduciaries adverse to fiduciary duty and breach of trust claims
  • Representation of borrowers and carve-out guarantors in a variety of litigations involving CMBS constituents
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation
  • Florida’s Super Lawyers (2007-present)
  • The South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer (2009-present)
  • Named one of the “Corporate Elite” by the South Florida Business Journal, 1999
  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected as co-chair of ABA Section of Litigation’s Committee on Corporate Counsel annual meeting (February 2010)
  • The Florida Bar Foundation, Board of Directors (Supreme Court of Florida appointee) (2007-2013)
    • Executive Committee (2009-2010 and 2012-2013)
    • Administration of Justice Grant Committee (2007-2013)
    • Grant Program Committee (2011-2013)
    • Investment Committee (2009-2013)
    • Medal of Honor Awards Committee (2009-2010)
  • Appointed to The Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services (2010)
  • Appointed to the Supreme Court of Florida’s Task Force on Management of Cases Involving Complex Litigation (2006-2008)
  • Fellow, The Florida Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Member, The Florida Bar’s Business Law Section
  • Member, The Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter
  • Member, American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation
  • ABA Section of Litigation, Business Torts and Unfair Competition Committee
    • Website and Social Media Editor for the Business Torts Litigation Committee (2012-2013)
    • Appointed to Host Committee for ABA Section of Litigation’s Midyear Meeting (April 2011) in Miami, FL
    • Membership; Regional CLE; All-Circuit Case Note Co-Chair
  • ABA Section of Litigation, Committee on Corporate Counsel
    • Program Co-Chair, ABA Section of Litigation’s Committee on Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting (Rancho Mirage, CA, February 2010)
    • Former Vice-Chair, Subcommittee on Complex Torts
    • Litigation Management Subcommittee Co-Chair (2013-present)
  • Legal Aid Society of Broward County’s Executive Council (2005–2011); Chair, January 2006 – January 2008
  • Past Member, Valley Bank’s Community Bank Board
  • “Celebrity Waiter”, Broward Partnership for the Homeless’ annual “Breakfast for Champions of the Homeless”
  • Key supporter and fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, and a long-standing past member of its Broward County Governing Board
  • Past Member, Florida Bar’s Committee for Equal Opportunities in the Profession
  • Past Member, Florida Bar’s Civil Procedure Rules Committee, and Subcommittee Chairman
  • Volunteer for Florida Supreme Court’s “Justice Teaching” initiative — regularly instructed elementary school children on constitutional rights and the judicial branch of government
  • Merit Badge Counselor (Citizenship) for local Boy Scout Troop (and past Committee Chair)
  • Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott – Fort Lauderdale  (1994-2000)
  • Fine Jacobson Schwartz Nash Block & England – Miami and Fort Lauderdale (1984-1994)

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