Successful Defense in Federal Civil Rights Litigation
Miami-Dade County Clerk, The Honorable Harvey Ruvin
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 plaintiff’s claim did not rise to the level of a civil rights violation. The decision was affirmed on appeal.
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.
Defense of JM Land, LLC, in a quiet title action brought by the State of Florida and Miami-Dade County for the removal of riparian docks located along waterfront property on Card Sound Road. We helped JM Land protect its interests in the property throughout mediation with multiple private and govern...