Representation of Palmer Trinity Private School, Inc. in connection with the school's $55 million expansion of its current campus onto an adjacent, 32-acre parcel of land that it acquired specifically for that purpose in 2003. Bilzin Sumberg's representation included providing land use and zoning counsel, and successfully representing the client in eight appellate proceedings related to the Village of Palmetto Bay's opposition to the campus expansion. Additionally, while the zoning appeals were ongoing, our team served as co-counsel on a $17 million damage suit brought against the Village in response to the its arbitrary and unreasonable actions to prevent the school expansion. Our team satisfactorily addressed the Village's remaining concerns regarding the campus expansion and successfully negotiated a settlement of the damages claimed.
Representation of real estate investors in limited partnership derivative suits. Investors sought millions of dollars in damages, based on the diminution of the value of their investment and lost opportunities.
Representation of Dania Distribution in the defense of a $10 million toxic tort claim.
Representation of Harvey Ruvin, Clerk of the Circuit Court, in a federal civil rights action. Plaintiff alleged that his procedural due process rights were violated because the Clerk failed to ensure that he received notice of a tax deed sale. Prevailed on summary judgment on the basis that the plai...