Practices

Credentials

    Education

      • University of Florida, Levin College of Law, J.D., 2006
      • University of Florida, B.F.A.

    Bar Admissions

      • Florida, 2006

    Court Admissions

      • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
      • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
      • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Perspectives

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • SuperLawyers

Bio

Jeremy has extensive experience litigating complex business disputes in both state and federal courts. His broad-based background in trial practice includes contract litigation, insurance law, shareholder and partnership disputes, trademark, copyright and intellectual property litigation, financial institution litigation, environmental law, marine vessel construction, and various forms of disputes relating to commercial real property. In addition to representing clients in adversarial circumstances, Jeremy also regularly advises clients on methods and strategies for structuring business transactions so as to avoid pitfalls that may lead to costly litigation in the future.

EXPERIENCE

  • Representing hundreds of Florida Community Association claimants against Citizens Property Insurance and QBE North America for recovery of tens of millions in windstorm premium overcharges.
  • Won an $8.8 million final judgment as lead trial counsel on behalf of a Connecticut hedge fund client in a commercial property dispute relating to a golf course, country club and surrounding residential and commercial property.
  • Won a final award of $4 million in a complex AAA arbitration proceeding involving 10 international shipping companies.
  • Won a final judgment award of $1.2 million on behalf of a national special servicer as lead counsel in a commercial finance payment guaranty action against former NBA basketball player Stephon X. Marbury.
  • Won final judgment awards totaling over $.5 billion in more than 20 Florida circuit court jurisdictions against commercial properties including hotels, office buildings, apartment and townhome communities, and shopping malls.
  • Represented shipbuilding industry leader to resolve multi-million dispute against the City of New York relating to the construction of two 140-foot, state-of-the-art, fast-response FDNY fireboats.
  • Represented mortgage-lending companies in mortgage-buyback litigation against JPMorganChase Bank, US Bank, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, and the FDIC as receiver for IndyMac Bank and Lehman Brothers in nationwide federal lawsuits relating to the secondary market sale of hundreds of residential mortgages.
  • Represented Fortune 500 human capital management software development company in multi-state federal court litigation relating to trademark, intellectual property and non-compete disputes.
  • Represented developer/owner of a well-known, historic Miami Beach hotel in defense of over 30 lawsuits relating to the hotel’s $1-billion-dollar property renovation and rejuvenation project.
  • Represented industrial distribution center in defense of toxic tort claims exceeding $10 million.

RECOGNITION

  • Best Lawyers in America©, Commercial Litigation, 2022 Edition
  • FLITE Center (Fort Lauderdale Independence, Training & Education) “You Matter” Award, 2019
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Rising Stars, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Lawyers for Children America, John Edward Smith Child Advocacy Award, 2013
  • United Way of Miami-Dade, 2010 Finalist for Dorothy Shula Award for Outstanding Volunteerism
  • Dade County Bar Association, Pro Bono Service Award, Put Something Back, 2009 and 2010
  • Book Award in Trial Practice, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Book Award in International Trade and Human Rights, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Florida Law Review Gertrude Brick Outstanding Board Member Award, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2005

PROFESSIONAL / COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • President, Backpack Barber Foundation, 2018-2021
  • Curriculum Chair, Leadership Fort Lauderdale Class XXVII, 2020-2021
  • Curriculum Vice Chair, Leadership Fort Lauderdale Class XXVI, 2019-2020