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  • Represented insurance brokerage company in enforcing restrictive covenants precluding competition and the use of trade secrets
  • Represented four executives of an insurance company against claims that they violated restrictive covenants, misappropriated trade secrets and engaged in unfair competition
  • Represented an international cruise line against its former head of US operations alleging violations of the Florida Trade Secrets Act and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
  • Lead trial counsel for a body armor manufacturer in a matter involving claims and counterclaims for breach of military supply agreement valued in excess of $100 million
  • Represented a timeshare company in defense of class action asserting that employees were improperly classified as independent contractors
  • Represented company with facilities in 48 states in defense of a Fair Labor Standards Act case with 2,900 plaintiffs
  • Represented a large utility in the defense of a $130 million multi-count complaint involving tax credits and contracts
  • Represented a Florida company in pursuing claims for theft of trade secrets and tortuous interference following the resignations of 4 top executives who left to work for a competing company
  • Represented fuel additive manufacturer in claims and counterclaims involving false advertising and unfair competition
  • Represented former hospital executive in whistleblower action against a hospital chain that resulted in a settlement of $90 million
  • Represented a hedge fund in claims for theft of trade secrets and breach of contract against former executives
  • Represented 50% owner of internet marketing company in claims and counterclaims involving activities of other 50% owner. Litigation of the case was in Florida and related arbitration proceeded in the Bahamas
  • Represented Finnish ship manufacturer in defense of tortuous interference and patent infringement claims
  • Lead counsel in Broward County for Gore-Lieberman recount efforts
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ rated
  • Featured in the National Law Journal in article entitled Florida's Chad Bar
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2007-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2008-2020
    • Best Lawyers, Labor and Employment Litigation Lawyer of the Year (Fort Lauderdale), 2019-2020
    • Best Lawyers, Employment Law Lawyer of the Year (Fort Lauderdale), 2018
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2007, 2010
  • The South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, 2004-2014, 2016-2019
  • Member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board, Jewish Federation
  • Jack & Lilyan Mandel Human Resource Development Award, Jewish Federation of Broward County
  • Member, Commercial Panel for the American Arbitration Association
  • Finance Co-Chair, Fair Districts of Florida
  • Treasurer, Jewish Federation
  • Member, Jewish Federation, Finance and Administration Committee
  • Member, Board of Directors of Federal Bar Association, Broward County, Florida
  • Board Member, Broward Business for the Arts
  • Former Chair, Jewish Federation, Finance and Administration Committee
  • Former Member, Regional Board of Directors for the Anti-Defamation League
  • Former Steering Committee Member, Education Excellence of Florida
  • Former Member, Board of Directors of ChildNet
  • Former Board Member and Board Chair of Family Central
  • Former Board Member, United Way of Broward County
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius
  • Intern and Law Clerk for Justice James C. Adkins of the Florida Supreme Court

Thirty Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers In America

August 15, 2019

Growing Produce features Leonard Samuels in, "Advisory Committee Selected to Help Hemp Flourish in Florida"

August 6, 2019

Berger Singerman's Leonard K. Samuels to Serve on Florida Hemp Advisory Committee

July 26, 2019

Twenty-Eight Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Edition of Florida Super Lawyers

May 30, 2019

South Florida Legal Guide Names 21 Berger Singerman Attorneys as Top Lawyers

March 8, 2019

Daily Business Review mentions Lenny Samuels in, "Dodging a Bullet for a High-Powered Client: Point Blank Enterprise"

November 2, 2018

Thirty Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers In America

August 15, 2018

Thirty-One Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Edition of Florida Super Lawyers

June 18, 2018

South Florida Legal Guide Names 23 Berger Singerman Attorneys as Top Lawyers

January 10, 2018

Home Health Care News quotes Lenny Samuels in, "Home Health Referral Sources are Protected in Florida"

September 20, 2017

Thirty Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers In America

August 15, 2017

Thirty-Two Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2017 Super Lawyers Florida Edition

June 9, 2017

Sun Sentinel quotes Leonard Samuels in, "Pembroke Pines loses detention center case on appeal, may face huge damages claims"

April 13, 2017

Law360 quotes Leonard Samuels in, "Fla. City Ordered To Provide Water Service To Private Prison"

April 13, 2017

Twenty-Eight Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers In America

August 15, 2016

Thirty-Six Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in the 2016 Super Lawyers Florida Edition

June 14, 2016

Daily Business Review quotes Leonard Samuels on "Latin American Companies Back New US Trade Secrets Law"

May 3, 2016

Daily Business Review quotes Leonard Samuels on "Trade Secrets Bill Likes Quiet Whistleblowers, Not News Hogs."

April 12, 2016

Berger Singerman Secures a Verdict in Favor of Client Involving an Intellectual Property Dispute

March 2, 2016