Miami Attorneys

Jean-Pierre Bado concentrates his practice on domestic and international litigation, with a focus on securities, real estate, and complex commercial disputes. Prior to joining the firm, he spent eight years in financial services performing sales and operations functions in private banking, mergers & acquisitions, and retail banking.

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Jean-Pierre Bado
Associate

Complex Commercial Litigation
Domestic and International Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Securities Litigation
Cryptocurrency Advisory

Miami

English
French
Spanish

Paul J. Battista is a founding shareholder, who specializes in complex commercial bankruptcy, financial restructuring, insolvency matters both in and out of court, including bankruptcy related litigation and transactional work. He regularly represents Chapter 11 debtors in possession (DIP), creditors’ committees, DIP lenders, purchasers of assets and trustees in large and complex restructurings, workouts and bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings in Florida and throughout the United States.

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Paul J. Battista
Shareholder

Complex Commercial Bankruptcy
Insolvency
Restructuring

Miami

English

Jennifer Zinn Beraha

Peter W. Bellas focuses his practice primarily on commercial litigation and business disputes. He has represented clients in complex commercial litigations matters, including issues involving officer and director liability litigation, auditor malpractice, bank liability litigation, fraudulent transfer litigation, breach of contract, torts, construction litigation, franchise disputes, and constitutional rights in both state and federal courts and arbitrations.

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Peter W. Bellas
Partner

Business Torts
Complex Commercial Litigation
Constitutional Rights
Construction Law
Franchise Disputes
Professional Malpractice
Securities Fraud

Miami

English

Jennifer Zinn Beraha

Jennifer Zinn Beraha focuses her practice in the areas of commercial litigation and franchise law.

Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jonathan Goodman at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judith G. Dein at the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Additionally, Jennifer participated in the firm’s summer associate program in 2013. She was honored as one of South Florida’s “40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers” by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Jennifer Zinn Beraha
 

Commercial Litigation
Franchise Law

Miami

English

W. Barry Blum focuses his practice on business litigation, with an emphasis in franchise matters, and handles FINRA arbitration matters for claimants in securities and employment matters. He also is an American Arbitration Association-Commercial Panel Arbitrator and a mediator with expertise in commercial and employment disputes.

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W. Barry Blum
Partner

Business Litigation
Complex Commercial Litigation
Franchise Law and Litigation

Miami

English

Aaron S. Blynn practices in the areas of commercial litigation and franchise law. He also has experience in real estate litigation, false advertising litigation and intellectual property law, including trademark litigation.

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Aaron S. Blynn
Partner

Commercial Litigation
Franchise Law

Miami

English

Omar K. Bradford has a practice focus in the areas of commercial litigation, blockchain technology and digital currency, sports and entertainment, land use, governmental law, business transactions, labor and employment, and real estate. Prior to joining the firm, Omar served as an intern for U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Laurel Myerson Isicoff, and worked as an operations manager at ABC Television, where he oversaw on-air operations for global network transmissions.

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Omar K. Bradford
Of Counsel

Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency
Business Transactions
Commercial Litigation
Governmental Law
Labor and Employment
Land Use
Real Estate Law
Sports and Entertainment

Miami

English

Melanie S. Cherack has more than 25 years' experience as a securities litigator. Prior to joining the firm, she was assistant general counsel to PaineWebber Incorporated, now known as UBS. She regularly represents individual investors in complex arbitration matters against brokerage firms and stockbrokers before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

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Melanie S. Cherdack
Of Counsel

Securities Litigation

Miami

English

Allison R. Day specializes in all areas of bankruptcy, business reorganization, and creditors' rights. She has handled numerous Chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations on behalf of debtors, creditors, creditor committees and trustees. 

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Allison R. Day
Shareholder

Bankruptcy
Business Reorganization
Creditor's Rights

Miami

English

Jessica Serell Erenbaum practices in the areas of commercial litigation and transactional matters, with an emphasis on real estate and franchising. She has represented corporations, financial institutions and individuals in complex litigation in both state and federal courts.

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Jessica Serell Erenbaum
Of Counsel

Business Litigation
Complex Commercial Litigation
Franchise Law and Litigation
Real Estate Law
Real Estate Transactions

Miami

English

Michael A. Friedman focuses his on complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy litigation, and business disputes. Michael has extensive experience representing parties in all aspects of bankruptcy and litigation stemming from insolvency proceedings.

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Michael A. Friedman
Partner

Bankruptcy
Complex Commercial Litigation

Miami
Tampa

English

Gregory M. Garno practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation, banking litigation, professional malpractice, creditors' rights, and bankruptcy. He represents major financial institutions, corporations, fiduciaries, individuals, and governmental agencies in significant complex litigation in both state and federal courts, in both jury and non-jury matters and arbitrations. 

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Gregory M. Garno
Partner

Banking Litigation
Bankruptcy
Complex Commercial Litigation
Creditor's Rights
Professional Malpractice

Miami

English

Morgan H. Geller focuses her practice on franchise law, business and corporate transactions, and commercial litigation. Morgan has substantial experience advising franchisors on disclosure and sales compliance issues, preparing franchise disclosure documents and franchise agreements, and structuring the franchise relationship.

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Morgan H. Geller
Of Counsel

Franchise Law
Business Transactions
Commercial Litigation

Miami

English

John H. Genovese is a founding shareholder, who co-chairs of the firm's reorganization and insolvency practice. His areas of practice include troubled loan workouts, bankruptcy litigation in Bankruptcy and U.S. District Courts, insurance insolvencies, and other complex commercial litigation.

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John H. Genovese
Shareholder

Bankruptcy Law & Litigation
Complex Commercial Litigation
Reorganization & Insolvency

Miami

English

Nina Greene focuses her practice on franchise, trademark and general commercial litigation. She has represented franchisors in state and federal, trial and appellate courts in Florida and throughout the United States in matters involving protection of trademarks and intellectual property rights, franchise terminations, discrimination claims, covenants not to compete, unfair competition, business torts and many other issues.

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Nina Greene
Partner

Franchise
General Commercial Litigation
Trademarks

Miami

English

Brett M. Halsey specializes in commercial litigation, business litigation, and appeals. Prior to joining the firm, Brett was a partner at Tew Cardenas LLP, where he prosecuted and defended all manner of complex commercial disputes including legal and accounting malpractice cases, general breach of contract disputes, business torts claims, securities fraud claims and complex construction disputes 

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Brett M. Halsey
Of Counsel

Business Litigation
Complex Commercial Litigation

Miami

English

Heather L. Harmon concentrates her practice in all aspects of commercial Chapter 11 debtor, creditors' committee and trustee bankruptcy matters. Heather frequently prosecutes and administers hundreds of claim objections and adversary cases simultaneously.

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Heather L. Harmon
Partner

Bankruptcy Law
Insolvency

Miami

English

Joseph B. Isenberg practices in the areas of complex commercial litigation, franchise law and real estate litigation. He also has experience in complex personal injury and complex products liability cases.

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Joseph B. Isenberg
Associate

Complex Commercial Litigation
Franchise Law
Real Estate Litigation

Miami

English

Michael D. Joblove

Michael D. Joblove is a founding shareholder, who leads the firm’s commercial litigation practice, focusing on franchise, real estate, employment and securities litigation. With other members of the firm, Michael provides national franchise counsel to Restaurant Brands International handling franchise litigation for its Burger King®, Popeyes® and Tim Hortons® brands throughout the United States.

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Michael D. Joblove
Shareholder

Complex Commercial Litigation
Employment Law
Franchise Law and Litigation
Intellectual Property Rights
Real Estate Litigation
Real Estate Transactions

Miami

English

Patrick T. Kalbac practices in the areas of complex commercial and insolvency litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Patrick served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Norma S. Lindsey at the Florida Third District Court of Appeal, where he gained experience analyzing complex issues of state law and drafting opinions in both civil and criminal appeals.

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Patrick T. Kalbac
Associate

Commercial Litigation
Insolvency Litigation

Miami

English

Thaddeus R. Kleckley

Thaddeus R. Kleckley’s experience lies in strategically counseling and defending companies, financial institutions, and related individuals in internal, criminal and regulatory investigations, prosecutions and litigations. He has directed many internal investigations and sensitive reviews on behalf of domestic clients and those in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Thaddeus also represents clients in an array of complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitral forums.

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Thaddeus R. Kleckley

Business Litigation
Class Action Litigation
Criminal Law
Financial Fraud
International Fraud
Money Laundering
Receiverships
Securities Fraud
White Collar Litigation

Miami

English

Elizabeth G. McIntosh practices in the areas of commercial litigation, franchise litigation, real estate law. Prior to joining the firm, McIntosh served as a summer associate at Broad and Cassel, where she gained valuable experience in complex commercial litigation. 

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Elizabeth G. McIntosh
Associate

Commercial Litigation
Franchise Litigation
Real Estate Law

Miami

English

Glenn D. Moses

Glenn D. Moses specializes in all areas of complex commercial bankruptcy, business restructuring, and insolvency matters including related litigation. He represents Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession, official committees of unsecured creditors, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, liquidating trusts, DIP Lenders and secured creditors, commercial landlords, equity interest holders, strategic investors, and purchasers of assets from bankruptcy estates.

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Glenn D. Moses
Shareholder

Business Restructuring
Commercial Litigation 
Complex Commercial Bankruptcy
Insolvency

Miami

English

John K. Olson practices in the area of bankruptcy, restructuring, insolvency and commercial litigation. John also acts as a mediator or arbitrator in helping parties resolve disputes out of court, either before or during litigation.

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John K. Olson
Partner

Bankruptcy
Restructuring
Insolvency
Commercial Litigation
Mediation
Arbitration

Miami

English

Jonathan E. Perlman heads the firm’s Receivership, Class Action and Securities Litigation practice groups. In addition to administering receiverships, Jonathan’s practice focuses on fraudulent and deceptive practices, franchising, securities and accessibility issues.

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Jonathan E. Perlman
Shareholder

Business Litigation
Class Actions
Employment Litigation
Franchise Law
Healthcare
Receiverships
Securities Litigation

Miami

English
Spanish

Richard J. Sarafan concentrates his practice in the areas of complex commercial, corporate, bankruptcy and real property litigation as well as local government law. With more than 35 years of litigation experience, he has been involved in a wide range of matters including contract disputes, condominium related litigation, construction litigation, foreclosures, banking law, tort actions, arbitrations, administrative proceedings, partnership disputes, broker litigation, and landlord tenant matters, among many others.

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Richard J. Sarafan
Partner

Business Litigation
Complex Commercial Litigation
Municipal Law
Real Estate Litigation

Miami

English