Peter F. Valori

Co-Founder, Managing Partner

pvalori@dvllp.com

Peter F. Valori, Co-Founder of Damian & Valori, LLP and Managing Partner of Damian & Valori, LLP | Culmo Trial Attorneys, heads the firm’s complex business litigation practice. He focuses his practice on complex corporate, contract, real estate, employment, professional negligence, and trademark litigation.  He has significant experience with breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and professional liability cases.

Mr. Valori graduated from Pennsylvania State University (B.S., 1991) and the University of Miami School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1994) where he was a member of the University of Miami Law Review. He is a member of the Florida bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida; the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

Mr. Valori has been widely recognized for his legal work. Highly regarded by his peers, he received an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™. He also was selected for inclusion to The Best Lawyers in America® 2021, has been named as a Super Lawyer from 2006 – 2020; a Legal Elite lawyer by Florida Trend Magazine in 2006 to 2011 and 2017.

Mr. Valori has been actively involved in legal trade and local organizations. He has served as Past President of the Miami Beach Bar Association and was the Past Chair of the Federal Courts Committee of the Dade County Bar.  At the state level, he served as Past Chair of The Florida Bar Membership Committee, the Past Chair of The Florida Bar Communications Committee and the Past Chair of the Business Litigation Committee for The Florida Bar Business Law Section. He also served a Liaison from The Florida Bar Business Law Section Business Litigation Committee to Florida Bar Business Law Section E-Discovery Rules Committee.

Nationally, Mr. Valori has served as Past Co-Chair of the Business Torts Subcommittee and Former Chair of the Newsletter Subcommittee for The American Bar Association Business Law Section’s Business and Corporate Litigation Committee.

In addition to his legal service, Mr. Valori has served as member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of Educate Tomorrow, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting youth-in-need obtain higher education. He also represents abused and neglected children in dependency proceedings through Lawyers for Children America, Inc.

Mr. Valori is a frequent speaker and author on the topics of business torts and financial fraud litigation, non-compete agreements, injunctions, civil procedure, and electronic discovery.

Peter Valori

Profile at a Glance

Business Litigation, Corporate Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Employment Litigation, Trademark Litigation, and Professional Negligence Litigation

  • The Florida Bar
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle & Northern Districts of Florida
  • U.S Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Miami Beach Bar Association, 2017 President
  • The Florida Bar (Business Law Section): Chair of the Membership Committee; Past Chair of the  Communications and Business Litigation Committees
  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section): Business & Corporate Litigation Committee, Co-Chair of Business Torts Subcommittee and Former Chair of the Newsletter Subcommittee
  • Dade County Bar Association:  Chair of the Federal Courts Committee

AWARDS & RATINGS

  • Daily Business Review Most Effective Lawyers, 2020
  • AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Top Attorneys in Florida – Wall Street Journal & Miami Magazine (2012)
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite (2006-2011, 2017)
  • Florida Super Lawyer (Business Litigation) (Since 2006)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Business Torts: A State-by-State Survey of the Economic Loss Doctrine, Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation (2014)
  • Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division CLE Seminar – “Injunctive Relief – When and How to Get it” (2008)
  • The Florida Bar Business Litigation Committee of the Business Law Section – Business Litigation Case Law Update, (2006)
  • American Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting, The Five Hottest Topics in Employment Law, (2006)
  • Business Law Section, Florida Bar Annual Meeting, (2006)
  • The Florida Bar Business Litigation Committee of the Business Law Section – Case Summaries, Meeting, (2006)
  • The Florida Bar Business Law Section: Non-Compete Agreements, (2005)
  • The South Florida Business Journal, Litigation Likely After (Florida Minimum Wage) Legislation Fails to Pass, (2005)
  • The Florida Bar Business Litigation Committee of the Business Law Section – Case Summaries, Meeting, (2005)
  • Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division CLE Seminar, Basic Commercial Litigation: “Business Torts”, (2008)
  • The South Florida Business Journal, What Happens When There is No Listing Agreement?, (2004)
  • Florida Real Estate Journal, Documentation Best Guarantee for Brokers, Buyers and Sellers, (2004)
  • The South Florida Business Journal, Read the Fine Print Carefully Before Inking that Lease, (2004)
  • The South Florida Business Journal, Customer Initiated Contact May Violate Non-Compete Agreements, (2004)

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS 

  • COVID-19’s impact on Contracts & Business, presented by the Cuban American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association CLE Webinar: Force Majeure and Frustration of Purpose: Covid-19 and Beyond
  • Florida Business Law Section CLE: Business Litigation in Crisis: Contract Enforceability, Business Interruption and Inverse Condemnation in the Wake of COVID-19.
  • Looking Ahead to Trial: Deposition Strategies, Presented at the American Bar Association
  • Business Law Section Meeting the Chicago, Illinois, September 11, 2014.
  • Pennsylvania State University (B.S., 1991)
  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1994)

Noteworthy Recent Cases

Agorive NV, et al.  v. DeWitt, et al., Case No.18-23137 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (lead counsel in representation of corporate plaintiff in breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claims against Florida tax lawyer and investment manager).

Kurzban Kurzban Tetzeli & Pratt P.A. etc. v.  Steven M. Weinger, Case No. 18-35720 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (lead counsel in case concerning valuation of stock in law firm entity concerning appraisal rights and related remedies following freeze-out merger).

Converpack, Inc., a Florida Corporation, v. Luis Roversi, Case No. 18-37900 CA (01) Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of company in claims for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of non-compete agreement).

Navratik, et al. v. Rappaport et al., Case No. 17-16922 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of minority owners in derivative action against controlling owner and management company for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and related claims concerning sale of companies).

Ultra Enterprises Inc., v. Alejandro Omes, Case No. 2012-40288 CA 40, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of corporation as Plaintiff to determine value of minority owner interest).

Alejandro “Alex” Omes v. Ultra Enterprises, Inc. et al., Case No. 11-01775 CA 21, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of corporate entities in claims for document inspection and defense of motion for receivership).

Alejandro “Alex” Omes, v. Ultra Enterprises, Inc., Russell Faibisch, Charles Faibisch, and Adam Russakoff, Case No. 12-32924 CA 40, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of  corporation in defending claims seeking to avoid valuation proceedings raising numerous claims for breach of contract, fraud etc.).

Estate of Alejandro Omes v. Russakoff, et al., Case No. 15-18867 CA 40, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade, County, Florida (defended derivative claims brought by disgruntled shareholder).

Estate of Alejandro Omes, File No. 15-727 CP 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Probate Division (co-counsel of claimants in estate case seeking to resolve pending claims for fees and related matters).

Rothstein, Rosenfeldt & Adler, P.A. (“RRA”), Herbert Stettin, the Chapter 11 Trustee (“Trustee” or “Plaintiff”) v.  Caro Group LLC, Case No. 09-34791-BKC-RBR, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (representation of Ponzi scheme victims regarding recovery of investments).

Representative Cases

Business Torts and Fraud

Agorive NV, et al.  v. DeWitt, et al., Case No. 18-23137 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (lead counsel in representation of corporate plaintiff in breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claims against Florida tax lawyer and investment manager).

Converpack, Inc., a Florida Corporation, v. Luis Roversi, Case No. 18-37900 CA (01) Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of company in claims for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of non-compete agreement).

Navratik, et al. v. Rappaport et al., Case No. 17-16922 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of minority owners in derivative action against controlling owner and management company for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and related claims concerning sale of companies).

Melanie Damian, as Receiver for the Estate of Aubrey Lee Price, et al, v. KH Homes, LLC, Case No. 1:12-cv-3977-TCB, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division (representation of receiver in contested multimillion dollar claw back claims).

Manuel Rivero v. Alfredo Garcia-Menocal, et al., Case No. 08-34136 CA 31, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of individual in claims for legal malpractice).

Finishing Touches Distribution, Inc. v. Kellwood Company, Case No. 08-62397 CA 05, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida (representation of business regarding wrongful termination of business relationships).

Casa Caribe Development Corp. v. R. Fulton McDonald, Laura Boswell, et al., Case No. 05-07189 CA 09, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of corporation against former officer and director who committed fraud and misappropriation).

Velez, et al. v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., et al., Case No. 09-66822 CA 10, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of group of investors defrauded by Ponzi scheme and claimed related conspiracy).

HRB Capital, LLC v. George G. Levin, Case No. 10-009971 (07), Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in and for Broward County, Florida (representation of investor in Ponzi scheme against guarantor).

Pablo Horn, et al. v. Argent Trading International, LLC et al., Case No. 08-05162 CA 40, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of individual involving “trade credit” scheme).

Corporation, Limited Liability Company & Partnership Litigation

Agorive NV, et al.  v. DeWitt, et al., Case No. 18-23137 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (lead counsel in representation of corporate plaintiff in breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claims against Florida tax lawyer and investment manager).

The Anti-Aging Group, L.L.C v. Gaines, Case No: 18-14550 CA (43) Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of company in dispute defending claims concerning ownership and control).

Navratik, et al. v. Rappaport et al., Case No. 17-16922 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of minority owners in derivative action against controlling owner and management company for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and related claims concerning sale of companies).

139th Avenue S.W. 8th Street, L.L.C. v. Charles Tavares, Case No: 18-29700 CA (01) Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of limited liability company regarding claims to remove manager).

Brickell Commerce Plaza, Inc., and The Car Wash Concept, Inc., v. Charles Tavares, Case No. 11-29624 CA (31), Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of company regarding removal of manager of a limited liability company).

CNV, L.L.C. v. Edward L. Hibshman, Case No. 00-06283 CA 22, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of corporation in a declaratory judgment action seeking declaration that the dilution of a minority shareholder’s interest in a multi-million dollar real estate development investment entity was appropriate where the shareholder failed to attend meetings or participate in the decision-making process).

Andrew I. Telsey and Cynthia Telsey v. Joseph Lents, et al., Case No. 02-CV2390, District Court, Arapahoe County, Colorado (representation of former officers and directors of a publicly held company in an action by investors for alleged fraud in connection with the sale of securities pursuant to a subscription agreement).

Employment Litigation

Christian Miranda, v. KW Property Management, LLC et al., Case No. 2020-14282-CA-01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of Plaintiff in civil wiretapping and whistleblower claims).

Andrea Gardner v. Global Response Corporation, EEOC Charge No. 510-2014-0085, U.S. EEOC Miami District Office (defended company against employment claims).

Berlinda Ductan, v. Global Response Corporation, Case No. 0:14-cv-60864-RNS, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (defended company against employment claims)

Bolivar Estevez v. Global Response Corporation, Case No. 0:14-cv-60015-RNS, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (defended company against employment claims).

John R. Dylewski, M.D., P.A. d/b/a Arrhythmia Management Institute of South Florida v. James D. Davenport, M.D., Case No. 07-18126, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of medical practice enforcing non-solicitation agreement).

Anthony Fioretto v. Du-All Sewer and Drain Services, Inc. and Keith Jeffrey, Case No. 07-1679-CA, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Martin County, Florida (representation of company in suit by former employee).

Comprehensive Care Corp. v. Jerry Katzman and Margaret “Peggy” Husted, Case No. 8:10-cv-942-T-27TGW, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division (representation of fiancée of co-founder of company in defending claims that stock was issued without consideration).

Matthew Beck et al. v. Boce Group, LLC et al., Case No. 04-20683-CIV, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (representation of restaurant in wage and hour case).

Armando Sicard, vs. Aquasino, LLC, Case No. 08-20976-CIV, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (counsel for collective class action plaintiffs for WARN Act and Fair Labor Standards Act claims arising from shut down of casino cruise ship).

Nigel Neale, et al. v. Miami Star Casino, LLC, et al., Case No. 08-2078, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (counsel for collective class action plaintiffs for WARN Act and Fair Labor Standards Act claims arising from shut down of casino cruise ship).

Crawford v. LG Bal Harbour, LLC, d/b/a La Goulue Restaurant, Case No. 09-22239-CIV, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (representation of Plaintiff in Fair Labor Standards Act claims arising from tip pool practices).

Lopez et al v. SOBE Lincoln Road Holdings Corporation, et al., Case No. 1:08-cv-23047, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (Fair Labor Standards Act wage and hour defense representation).

Juan Oberto et al. v. Phoenix Upholstering & Refinishing, Inc. et al., Case No. 6:06-cv-471-Orl-31JGG, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division (Fair Labor Standards Act wage and hour defense representation).

Carlos Ferro, et al., v. Phoenix Upholstering and Refinishing, Inc., et al., Case No. 07-60570-CIV, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division (Fair Labor Standards Act wage and hour defense representation).

Eduardo Olivares v. Phoenix Upholstering and Oscar A. Flores, Case No. 6:07-CV-0448-ORL-31-DAB, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division (Fair Labor Standards Act wage and hour defense representation).

Romeo Abad, et al., individually and on behalf of other similarly situated Employees, v. Miami Cruises, LLC, et al, Case No. 05-21979-CIV MORENO, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (counsel for collective class action plaintiffs for WARN).

Action Bolt and Tool Co. v. Metallic Engineering Co. Inc. and Joy Fitzgerald, Case No.  50 2004 CA 008111 XXXX MB (AE), Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Palm Beach County, Florida (defense of claim for damages pursuant to guaranty agreement).

Walter Apuril et al. v. Raul Puig, Case No. 10-cv-23058-PCH, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (Fair Labor Standards Act wage and hour defense representation).

Saunders, et al. v. Homebridge Mortgage Bankers, Corp., Case No. 07-80442-CIV-KLR, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (counsel for collective class action plaintiffs in Fair Labor Standards Act claims).

Pereira v. Phoenix Upholstering & Refinishing Inc., Case No. 09-cv-839-Orl-31GJK, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division (Fair Labor Standards Act wage and hour defense representation).

Andres Gonzalez v. Doudney Sheet Metal Works, Inc., Case No. 11-22823-CIV, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (Fair Labor Standards Act wage and hour defense representation).

Victoria Johnston v. Hospice by the Sea, Inc., Case No. 50 2010 CA 029887 XXXX MB (AE), Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Palm Beach County, Florida (counsel for plaintiff in whistleblower claim).

Injunctions

Agorive NV, et al.  v. DeWitt, et al., Case No. 18-23137 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (injunction entered in case regarding representation of corporate plaintiff in breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claims against Florida tax lawyer and investment manager).

Converpack, Inc. v. Luis Roversi, Case No.18-37900 CA (01) Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (injunction entered in case regarding representation of company in claims for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of non-compete agreement).

Jennifer Feinstein v. Eric Feinstein and Robert Feinstein, Case No. 07-CVD10408, In the General Court of Justice, Superior Court, County of Wake, North Carolina (representation of minority owner of temporary staffing services company seeking to enforce corporate split agreement and dissolve injunction in related divorce case).

Robert Feinstein v.  Eric Feinstein, Carroll Reynolds and EJ Services, Inc., Case No. 11-07712 CA 13, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of minority owner of temporary staffing services company seeking to enforce corporate split agreement).

Construct Corps, LLC v. Balance Staffing, Inc., et al., Case No. 08-23111, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Hillsborough County, Florida (representation of temporary staffing service defending claims seeking injunction regarding employment of former employees of competitor).

Atlantic Biologicals Corp. v. Kenneth W. Hilton, Jr., Case No. 10-27005 CA 40, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of pharmaceutical sales company against former employee seeking enforcement of non-solicitation agreement).

McCullough v. Southfields of Palm Beach Polo and Country Club Homeowners Association, Inc. et al., Case No. 50 2010 CA 002967 XXXX MB (AO), Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Palm Beach County, Florida (representation of condominium association in defending homeowners suit for emergency injunction).

Ingenicard US, Inc. v. Juan Valamana, Case No. 11-25195 CA 27, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of founder of cash card services company defending against claims of misappropriation).

John R. Dylewski, M.D., P.A. d/b/a Arrhythmia Management Institute of South Florida v. James D. Davenport, M.D., Case No. 07-18126, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida  (preliminary injunction entered in case involving representation of medical practice enforcing non-solicitation agreement).

Trademark, Copyright & Intellectual Property Litigation

Love Life v. Love Life Collection, Case No. 09-11280 CA 40, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of licensor of intellectual property relating to dress patterns against licensee to enforce license agreement).

Kraft Foods Global, Inc. and Kraft Foods Holdings, Inc. v. Global Beverage Enterprises, Inc., Case No. 07-cv-60206 (FAM), United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (representation of drink manufacturer in trademark and injunction and damages claims).

Dippin’ Dots, Inc. v. Concessions a La Mode, Inc., Frosty Bites Distributor of Florida, Inc., Frosty Bites Retail of Florida, Inc. and F. Robert Esty, Jr., Case No. 00-1981-CIV-HUCK, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (representation of former retail seller in claims brought against him by a distributor alleging violation a non-compete agreement, trademark infringement, and misappropriation of trade secrets).

Lindburgers, Inc. v. L.A. Foods, Inc., Case No. 03-80176-CIV-RYSKAMP, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (representation of restaurant owner and his company in defending claims for trademark infringement, trademark dilution, and breach of contract).

Fairytale Fragrances v. The Walt Disney Company, Case No. 97-4376-CIV-Graham, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (representation of The Walt Disney Company and related Disney entities in defending trademark infringement and related claims brought by entrepreneur using fairy tale names as trademarks).

Real Property Litigation

ORA Fuel, LLC, v. Orange Singh Inc., Harleen Sethi, and Bina Singh, Case No. 18-11148 CIDL Seventh Judicial Circuit in and for Volusia County, Florida (representation of landlord in breach of gas station lease).

PD Real Estate Holdings, LLC v. William C. Haber, Case No. 06-1394-CC-24, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of landlord in defending claims for constructive eviction and counterclaim for breach of lease agreement).

Chicago Title Insurance Company, a foreign corporation, v. Steven Carlyle Cronig & Associates, P.A., Case No. 51-2008-CA000107ES, Sixth Judicial Circuit in and For Pasco County, Florida (defended real estate attorney in claims made by title insurance company concerning complex real estate transaction).

Lynne Hyde, v. Suresh Mody, Renu Mody, Individually, and as guardian of Suresh Mody, Boston Investors Group, Inc., Jaser Hernandez, Janiela Hernandez, Case No. 12-42886 CA 27, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of private lender in dispute with related investor).

Ron Whittle and Bill Frye v. Michael Blanchard, et al., Case No. 05-17068 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of individuals defrauded by building owner and licensed realtor in connection with sale of apartment building).

PD Real Estate Holdings LLC v. William C. Haber, Case No. 08-113 AP, Appellate Division, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of landlord in landlord-tenant dispute over habitability of leased premises).

Adolfo Perez, et al. v. Metropolitan Miami-Dade County, Case No. 3D07-2890, Third District Court of Appeal, Trial Court Case No. 07-1888 CA 02, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of a group of homeowners against County’s claims to title of property).

Eric Girardin, B&G Group, LLC et al. v. TRG Harbour House, LTD., Case No. 07-08601 CA 40, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of condominium purchasers in claims to enjoin sale of units or seek return of deposits).

Pentium Construction, Inc. v. Carpet Creations/Textile Assoc. Inc., Case No. 09-53844 CA 25, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of general contractor in foreclosing on construction lien).

Casa Grove Properties, LLC v. Pentium Construction, Inc., Case No. 09-21661 CA 23, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of general contractor in dispute over home construction contracts and warranties).

Knut Guenther v. Waterhouse International Development Corp., Case No. 06-13187 CA 04, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (litigation and related arbitration related to breach of construction contract).

New Riviera Realty, Inc. v. South Beach Ocean Parcel, Case No. 02-17981 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of developer in defending a claim seeking a real estate brokerage commission under the “procuring cause” doctrine).

Doral Common Corp. v. Shoma Development Corp., et al., Case No. 01-25436 CA 05, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of homeowner’s association in proceeding to enforce a covenant running with the land against a developer).

In re the Arbitration Between Nicole Nicoletti and Antonio and Rozani Battiato (representation of buyer in an arbitration action to recover her deposit regarding a real estate purchase and sale agreement where the buyer was unable to obtain financing).

Boca II Associates, Ltd. v. Opsis Technologies International, Inc., Case No. CA 02-005582-AJ, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Palm Beach County, Florida (representation of landlord in prosecuting a commercial tenant eviction action).

Boris Vaysburd, Alexander Gregory, Valentina Safonova, and Pavel Loubnine v. TRG Harbour House, LTD., Case No. 07 15799 CA 24, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of preconstruction condominium buyers in deposit return case).

Community Association Litigation

Adams, et al. v. Surf House Condo. Assoc., Inc., et al., Case No.  2016-023813-CA-20, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida (representation of Association regarding litigation regarding redevelopment plan).

The Hollywood Beach Resort Condominium Association, Inc., v. Giovanna edifice, et al., Case No. 14-16387 CACE 21, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in and for Broward County, Florida (defending condominium association against counterclaim in foreclosure case alleging fraud and slander of title).

Harvey Hunter, et al. v. Sabal Chase Homeowners Association, Inc., et al., Case No. 08-64790 CA 22, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida (representation of Homeowners Association against vicarious liability claims arising from conduct of association treasurer).

James Falin v. Condominium Association of La Mer Estates, Inc. et al., Case No. 11-61903-COHN, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Division (representation of condominium association and property manager in jury trial of alleged violations of the Fair Housing Act arising from prospective tenants’ request for emotional support animal).

Aurora Lopez v. Buckley Towers Condominium, Inc., Case No. 10-30173 CA 10, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of condominium association against claims of tortuous interference and breach of lease agreement).

Buckley Joint Venture, LLC v. Buckley Towers Condominium, Inc., Case No. 10-57957 CA 09, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of condominium association in mortgage dispute).

Farris Property Management, Inc. v. Aqua Lofts Homeowners Association, Inc., Case No. COSA-11007992, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in and for Broward County, Florida (representation of condominium association defending breach of contract claims).

James Falin v. Condominium Association of La Mer Estates, Inc., Case No. 11-CV-61903-Seltzer, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida (representation of condominium association defending claims under Fair Housing Act).

Vasershteyn et al. v. Biscayne Cove Condominium Association, Inc., Case No. 11-CV-24603-DLG, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida (defending claims under Fair Housing Act).

Moorings Real Estate, LLC v. Fifth Mooring Condominium, Inc., Case No. 11-09713 CA 06, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of condominium association defending claims for breach of recreational lease).

Herbert Rose v. Village of Kings Creek Condominium Association, et al., Case No. 98-10157 CA 13, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of current and former directors of a condominium association regarding claims brought by a condominium owner/former counsel for the association alleging breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, financial improprieties, and mismanagement. The representation included two interlocutory appeals, one of which resulted in a decision substantially limiting the liability of the condominium association’s current and former directors as a matter of law).

Construction Litigation

JLK Caulking and Coatings Company, Inc. v. RG Michigan 2014, LLC and South Beach Construction, Inc.., Case No. 18-29051-CA-01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of contractor regarding contract and lien enforcement case).

HJ Foundation Company v. RG Michigan 2014, LLC., South Beach Construction, Inc., and Italbank International, Case No. 17-024060 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of contractor regarding contract and lien enforcement case).

LCP NPL 3 2018, LLC, v. RG Michigan 2014 LLC et al., Case No. 2018-036665-CA-01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of contractor regarding contract and lien enforcement case).

Pentium Construction v. Demty, Case No. 10-42218 CA 08, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of general contractor in action for foreclosure of construction lien and for breach of contract).

South Beach Construction v. 1434 Collins, LLC and 1560 Drexel, LLC, Case No. 15-29604 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of general contractor in foreclosure of construction lien and for breach of contract).

Pavarini v. Ace American, Case No. 1:14-cv-20524-JLK, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (local counsel in action to for declaratory relief and damages regarding insurance coverage regarding alleged construction defects).

Fernandez v. Hinojosa Design Studio Inc., Case No. 01-15-0005-3081, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of interior design company regarding dispute regarding residential project).

Arkin Construction v. Fisher et al., Case No. 16-00796-CA-01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of general contractor in action for foreclosure of construction lien and for breach of contract).

Millennium Construction USA v. Bonavida and Wrangler, Case No. 14-19717 CA (23), Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of condominium association in dispute concerning construction lien and claimed defective work).

Capponi Construction v. Glen Russo, Case No. 13-39683 CA 01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of executive regarding claims for breach of employment agreement with construction company).

2926 Royal Palm, LLC. V. Herka, LLC, Case No. 15-7545 CA 15, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of developer regarding claims for breach of purchase and sale of real estate agreement).

340 Jefferson, LLC adv. Hi-Rise Crane, Case No. 07-26890 CA (24), Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of developer in dispute regarding late filed lien).

Contract Related Litigation

Luis Marcelo Hayashi, v. EF Marketing, LLC; and Emerson Fittipaldi, Case No. 2016-011757-CA-01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (defended claims seeking domestication of Brazilian court decisions regarding loan and settlement agreement).

Aerospace Rotables, Inc., v. Latam Airlines Group, S.A., Case No. 16-11514-CA-01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami Dade County, Florida (representation of LATAM airlines in defending breach of contract claims concerning landing gear and related matters).

Pavarini Construction Co, Inc., Steadfast Insurance Company v. G & E Florida Contractors, Inc., and ACE American Insurance Company, Case No. 1:14-cv-23666-UU, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (co-counsel for Plaintiff and major coverage claim dispute).

TCC Mortgage Holdings, Inc. v. Gregory Rheinhard Rohland, et al., Case No. 19-CA-007670, Twentieth Judicial Circuit in and for Lee County, Florida (representation of creditor in claims to seek collection on Canadian judgment).

Finishing Touches Distribution, Inc. v. Kellwood Company, Case No. 08-62397 CA 05, Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County, Florida (representation of business regarding wrongful termination of business relationships).

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