Representation of developer in all aspects of structuring, development, financing, construction, sales and turnover of 1,200 unit project.
Representation of numerous developers in structuring, developing and other aspects of large condominium, mixed-use and condo-hotel projects.
Representation of brokerage company with over $10 billion in sales.
Representation of residential developer in obtaining $288 million construction loan.
Representation of developers in successful termination of 346-unit mixed use condominums
Representation of various of large-scale “live work” communities
Disclosure and corporate counsel for corporations engaging in initial and subsequent public and private offerings as well as reverse merger transactions.
Disclosure and general corporate counsel for several publicly reporting corporations.
Joint Venture counsel for domestic and international joint venture transactions.
Corporate/borrower counsel for debt transactions.
Counsel to businesses engaging in mergers and acquisitions.
Counsel to corporations and their affiliates on corporate governance matters.
Representation of property owners before the Value Adjustment Board and in circuit court in appeals of all commercial property types, including regional malls, and department stores, grocery-anchored retail, big-box, market rate multi-family, low income multi-family, office, hotels, condominiums, timeshare, assisted living facilities and industrial properties.
Representation of owners of specialty properties including hospitals, gaming and sports facilities, power plants, waste storage facilities and manufacturing facilities.
Representation of property owners in appeals of personal property tax assessments.
Representation of property owners in complex exemption and agricultural classification cases.
Representation of developers seeking historic preservation incentives and abatements.
Represented real estate developer successfully at trial and through appeal to the Florida Supreme Court in a landmark case where condominium purchasers tried to rescind preconstruction contracts on grounds that the developer had allegedly violated statutory escrow accounting requirements. This ruling impacted hundreds of similar lawsuits filed by purchasers against developers throughout Florida.
Represented clients in defense of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission civil investigations and enforcement actions under federal securities laws. Defended shareholder class action lawsuits under federal and state law. Prosecuted and defended securities investors’ claims in FINRA arbitrations.
Represented property owners, contractors, design professionals and real estate developers successfully in prosecution and defense of claims brought under Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, for alleged construction defects.
Represented owners of commercial properties, including the largest corporate campuses, throughout Florida in connection with their disputes with Property Appraisers over ad valorem assessments in excess of $100 million for the properties.
Represented commercial property owners in successfully evicting in one lawsuit a parking lot and parking garage operator from thirty-five locations in Downtown Miami.
Represented real estate developers successfully in hundreds of lawsuits brought by purchasers of condominium units seeking to cancel contracts which claimed developers had violated federal and state law.
Represented hotel operator in successfully obtaining permanent injunctive relief preventing the unauthorized renting of hotel units and use of the hotel’s trademarks without the hotel operator’s consent.
Represented international cell phone distributor successfully in federal court against indemnification claim stemming from a shipment of phones stolen in transit.
Represented property owner in title boundary dispute on a Miami Beach island concerning multi-million dollar, waterfront properties.
Represented creditor, in 2015, in successfully obtaining payment on its multi-million dollar claim in the largest bankruptcy in United States history.
Represented lessor of airplane engines against a leasing airline in successfully repossessing the engines and obtaining a final judgment.
Represented businesses in defense of consumer protection claims brought under the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act, Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act and Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act.