Mr. Groth’s practice areas include complex business litigation, receivership and securities litigation, investor and consumer fraud litigation, commercial litigation, and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. Mr. Groth is licensed to practice in Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle District of Florida. He has received an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™.
Prior to joining Damian & Valori, LLP, Mr. Groth was a litigation associate with a prominent global corporate defense law firm where he practiced in a wide array of areas including consumer and investor fraud, professional and medical malpractice, real estate and securities litigation, commercial litigation, and personal injury litigation.
Mr. Groth has additional entrepreneurial experience in the marketing and journalism fields. He is co-founder, lead copywriter, and general counsel of Happee Manatee, a boutique, Miami-based creative shop specializing in brand re-design, web design, public relations, social media strategy, and legal services. Mr. Groth also counsels several marketing and advertising agencies in the areas of contract formation and negotiation, scope of work, non-disclosure agreements, and consumer privacy rights.
Mr. Groth received his law degree from Nova Southeastern University, graduating with honors while earning multiple Dean’s List distinctions and the CALI Award of Excellence for the highest grade in Criminal Law and Negotiations. Mr. Groth was the school’s chief representative to the American Bar Association (ABA) Student Division as well as the 5th Circuit Lieutenant Governor of South Florida. He was an editor with the school’s Journal of International and Comparative Law. He also served as a research assistant to Dean Emeritus Joseph Harbaugh, aiding with research and editing for the professor’s book and article manuscripts. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Connecticut while earning a Certification of Professional Development in Global Business Leadership.