Secured $4.4 Million Judgment for International Membership Club in Construction Defect Case
Led a litigation team during non-jury trial resulting in a $4.4 million judgment for client, the largest operator of membership warehouse clubs servicing Latin America (Central America, the Caribbean and Colombia), related to a defective concrete slab floor in their 300,000-square-foot warehouse in Medley, Florida, which ultimately required complete removal and replacement of the floor.
Representation of Commercial Condominium Owner Against Association for Failing to Maintain Property
Represented the owner of commercial condominium space in the historical Hollywood Beach Resort. The condominium association failed to maintain the property and as such the owner is unable to rent or lease the commercial space, and filed suit for breach of declaration.
Counsel to Condominium Associations in Fight to Stop Development in 22-Acre Gated Complex on Biscayne Bay
Represent the condominium associations for two of three buildings in a 22-acre gated complex on Biscayne Bay. Filed suit against a developer in 2016 wanting to develop two additional high-rises in the complex for violation of agreements and easements, as well as inconsistency with the master plans of Miami-Dade County.
Representation of Condominium Association Against Unit Owner for Illegal Modifications
Secured partial summary judgment to-date on liability for condominium association in suit against unit owner for violating the association declaration by illegally modifying common property elements.
Representation of Developer in Construction Defects Matter in Miami’s Design District
Represent a developer against a contractor for construction defects related to Class-A office space in the Design District of Miami.
Representation of Real Estate Development, Investment Company in Specific Performance, Breach of Contract Case
Represent a real estate development and investment company against a property owner in a matter in which a binding agreement existed, but the owner failed to finalize the deal and negotiated with another party to purchase the property. Sued for specific performance and breach of contract.
Representation of National Managed Services Provider in Employment Discrimination Case
Represented a national managed services provider in a matter alleging national origin and racial discrimination, as well as retaliation.
Representation of National Managed Services Provider in Action Against International Owner of Luxury and Upscale Hotels
Represented a national managed services provider in an action against one of the largest international owners of luxury and upscale hotels. The case involved civil theft, constructive fraud and violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA). Settled favorably for our client.
Representation of Condominium Association Against Former President for Fraud and Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Represented a condominium association against its former, long-standing president who was found to have collected personally on the association dues over his 20-year tenure. The matter involved claims of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
Counsel to Commercial Condominium Association Against Neighboring Developer
Represented a commercial condominium association against a neighboring development for trespassing and negligence, including issues related to blocking an easement and property damage. The case was settled favorably for our client after the first day of trial.
Representation of Large Florida Health Care Business Against Private Equity Firm
Represented a large Florida-based health care business against a private equity firm in a matter alleging breach of contract after the sale of the business. The purchase agreement included a true-up provision worth approximately $30 million which the buyer failed to pay, and the matter ultimately settled favorably for our client.
Counsel to Real Estate Developer Against National Bank in Wire Transfer Matter
Represented a real estate developer against a national bank for negligence related to a wire transfer.
Representation of Owners of Veterinary Medicine Manufacturer and Distributor in Wrongful Termination/Removal, Breach of Fiduciary Duty Case
Represented the 50% owners of a large veterinary medicine manufacturer and distributor against other owners for wrongful termination/removal and breach of fiduciary duty for pushing them out of business. Ultimately settled favorably for our client.
Secured $26 Million Jury Verdict for Developer
Led a litigation team to secure a $26 million jury verdict for client and developer in a protracted case brought by an adversarial homeowners’ association fighting to stop the development of a luxury condominium project in Aventura’s Dumfoundling Bay. The case won recognition as No. 7 in the “Top 10 Verdicts in Florida” in 2018.
Representation of Bahamian Bank in Fraudulent Investment Opportunity in China
Represented a Bahamian bank in a matter in which a real estate investment individual secured funding for a fraudulent development in China. The matter was settled favorably for our client.
Counsel to Beneficiaries in Multimillion-Dollar Trust Dispute
Represented the beneficiaries of a multimillion-dollar trust against the co-trustees for breach of trust and breach of fiduciary duty.