Miami Beach, Florida Business Lawyers

Peter T. Mavrick
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Call today! Experienced and professional legal representation for your business.

I'm a Florida business lawyer with 25 years of experience. I represent businesses in many types of legal matters including contracts, employment/labor law, trade secrets, unfair competition, and non-compete litigation. Read More »
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Evonne Andris
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Skilled Business Law Attorney! Focused on Community Association Representation!

I am an experienced and determined business and community association law attorney. My practice encompasses all facets of community association representation! Visit my website for information or call for a consultation! Read More »
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Liam Krahe
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Florida Business Law Lawyer

Liam Krahe focuses his practice on community association law. He represents clients in a broad range of community association and real estate matters, including transactional work; drafting amendments and opinion... Read More »
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Daniel T. Pascale
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Free Consultation! Extensive Experience & Aggressive Legal Representation!

I am skilled and successful business law attorney. I will not rest until I have obtained the best possible results for my business law clients! Visit my website to see case results and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Austin D. Murray
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Florida Business Law Lawyer

Austin D. Murray joined the firm in 2017 and concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, community association law and construction law. In the construction sector, Mr. Murray represents construction... Read More »
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Alan Palma
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Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(305) 906-1930 1815 Purdy Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Business, Consumer, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
University of Miami School of Law
Palma Legal Services is a boutique litigation law firm based in Miami Beach, Florida.  Palma Legal Services primarily represents individuals and companies in civil disputes with property insurance carriers, financial institutions, debt collectors, and other businesses.  Alan Palma is the principal and owner of Palma Legal Services.  Mr. Palma grew up in Long Island, New York, as the son of two hard working immigrants.  He graduated, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts from American University in Washington D.C. in 1997, and later earned his Juris Doctors, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law in 2008. ...
Francis M. Boyer
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Miami Beach, FL Business Law Attorney
(305) 921-9665 1000 5th Street
Suite 200
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Estate Planning and Immigration
Florida Coastal School of Law
Hello. My name is Francis M. Boyer, Esq., and I would like to take a quick second to thank you for visiting my profile. My main office is located in Jacksonville, Florida, but our firm has two other offices located in Orlando and Miami. I regularly travel to these offices in order to better serve our clients who reside there. I am licensed to practice law throughout the entire state of Florida, as well as in the District of Columbia. My practice areas include business law, immigration, real estate, debt collection, civil litigation, and international law. I invite you to contact me...
Clinton McGrath Jr
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Miami Beach, FL Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(202) 320-4925 650 West Avenue
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Miami Beach, FL 33139
Business and Tax
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and Tulane University School of Law
Tax Lawyer and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 15 years' professional experience within the "Big 4" and regional firms, including the Washington National Tax Office of one "Big 4" firm and the New York M&A-Transactions practice of another "Big 4" firm, having significant Director/Senior Manager-level experience. Licensed as both an Attorney (DC) and CPA (LA, DC).
Christin M. Bucci
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Miami, FL Business Law Attorney
(305) 748-6000 1130 Washington Ave
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Miami, FL 33139
Free ConsultationBusiness and Tax
Case Western Reserve University
Mick Longo Esq.
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Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(305) 357-0619 1000 Fifth St. Suite 200
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Free ConsultationBusiness, Cannabis Law, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Mick Longo is an attorney licensed to practice law in the States of California, Florida, North Carolina and Oregon. Motivated by an entrepreneurial desire to change the way law firms operate, Mr. Longo founded Longo & Alach LLP with partner Patrick Alach in 2009. In 2013, Mr. Longo orchestrated and oversaw Longo & Alach LLP’s expansion to Miami, Florida and then in 2015 he expanded the firm again to Charlotte, North Carolina. His practice areas include Entertainment Law, Sports Law, Business Law, Cannabis Law, Hospitality Law, Real Estate Law, Privacy Law and Legislative Advocacy.

Mr. Longo represents a myriad...
Roman Tabatchouk
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Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(800) 583-1780 1000 5th Street
Suite 200
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Business, Energy, International and Real Estate
New York Law School
Greg Aryn Goldstein
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Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(305) 328-9477 1508 Bay Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Business, Collections, Construction and Real Estate
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(305) 529-4471 5900 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Business, Entertainment & Sports and International
New England School of Law
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(305) 538-2344 767 Arthur Godfrey Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Entertainment & Sports and International
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(305) 479-2616 555 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Business, Entertainment & Sports and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Fern F. Musselwhite
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Experienced & Skilled Legal Advocacy for Business & Real Estate Law Matters!

I am a dedicated and determined attorney representing clients with business and real estate matters. I am committed to exceptional advocacy for your legal needs. Visit my website or information, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Jeffrey S. Respler
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Dedicated & Successful Real Estate & Business Law Attorney! Skilled Advocacy!

I have practiced in the area of commercial litigation since 1998. I provide exceptional legal advice and representation for real estate and business law matters. Visit my website to see results, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(305) 864-5838 5010 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Business and Administrative
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(305) 674-1616 1800 Sunset Harbor Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Business and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(305) 864-9030 1140 100th St
Miami Beach, FL 33154
Business, Divorce, Family and Immigration
Emory University School of Law
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(305) 389-7984 1000 West Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Business and Administrative
University of Miami School of Law
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(305) 532-3200 777 Arthur Godfrey Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Business and Municipal
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(786) 280-7575 926 Michigan Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Business
Tulane University Law School
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(305) 867-9580 7501 Adventure Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33141
Business, Divorce and Family
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(305) 673-3332 407 Lincoln Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Business, Appeals, Criminal and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(305) 205-6444 1836 W 23rd St
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Business and Real Estate
Miami Beach, FL Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(305) 803-5430 1750 S Treasure Dr
Miami Beach, FL 33141
Business and Maritime
Christopher M. Utrera
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Florida Business Law Lawyer

Florida International University College of LawFlorida, Florida Bar Board Certified in Construction Law and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
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Helio De La Torre
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Skilled & Experienced Business Law Attorney! Dedicated Legal Representation!

I provide aggressive and knowledgeable business law representation. I have extensive experience providing legal counsel and advocacy for business law needs! Visit my website for information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Jason M. Melton Esq.
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(866) 608-5529 119 NE 39th St
Miami, FL 33137
Free ConsultationMiami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Business, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
The Catholic University of America
Attorney Jason M. Melton, is a founding partner of Whittel & Melton, LLC, a full service law firm. We are dedicated to providing our clients with personalized, high-quality representation. We handle Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Wrongful Death, Employment, Unpaid Overtime, DUI, Criminal, Brain Injury, Divorce and all Family law issues and other related legal matters throughout the state of Florida.
Gregory Herman-Giddens
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Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(800) 201-0413 201 S. Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 2650
Miami, FL 33133
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Miami School of Law and Tulane University School of Law
TrustCounsel's estate planning, probate and tax law attorneys provide comprehensive wealth planning, protection and management services to North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee and New York. Through careful selection of strategies tailored to our clients' individualized goals and objectives, we help individuals protect family, preserve assets and save taxes. TrustCounsel's experienced estate planning lawyers provide legal assistance with: Wills, IRA trusts, special needs trusts and charitable gift planning. We also advise on elder law matters, including Medicaid and Veterans Affairs planning. Other services include: Asset protection, including development of limited liability companies (LLCs) and establishing domestic and offshore trusts. Planning...
Dorothy F Easley
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Miami, FL Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(800) 216-6185 1200 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1950
Miami, FL 33131
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Family and Health Care
University of Miami School of Law
Dorothy Easley is the founder of Easley Appellate Practice PLLC, a leading appellate law firm that focuses on delivering a full range of appellate and trial support services, particularly in complex and multi-jurisdictional matters. Our core substantive sectors within appellate practice are business/commercial law, health law and medical malpractice (defense), criminal law and complex statutory and constitutional issues. The firm is experienced in prosecuting and defending Florida state and federal civil, administrative and criminal law appeals. We work in an appellate capacity, from the trial court to the Supreme Court.
Romy B. Jurado
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North Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(305) 921-0440 12955 Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 328
North Miami, FL 33181
Business, Estate Planning, IP and Tax
Florida International University College of Law
I am a business lawyer, real estate lawyer and immigration attorney. I represent clients in title and real estate matters who are purchasing, selling or refinancing a home or business; negotiating a lease on commercial or residential property and litigating issues that arise from real estate transactions. I provide day-to-day legal and business counseling to both established and successful companies, as well as startups. I offer my clients unparalleled transactional expertise from business formation and preparation of business contracts, to business financing, mergers and acquisitions. U.S. immigration laws are very complex and the factors to be...
Jason Murray
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Miami, FL Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(305) 376-6041 600 Brickell Avenue
Suite 3500
Miami, FL 33131
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, IP and Trademarks
University of Virginia
Mr. Murray practices in the area of franchise and distribution law and provides counsel and assistance with creating, managing, licensing, protecting and enforcing franchised business relationships, product distribution systems and dealership networks. His franchise and distribution law practice specifically relates to licensing and development, regulation and compliance, and dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and litigation. Mr. Murrayâs litigation experience consists of general commercial litigation in state and federal courts, including franchise and distribution law, intellectual property, and real property matters. His extensive experience in the area of franchise, distributor, and dealership...
Evelyn Suero
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(305) 396-8772 1001 Brickell Bay Drive Suite 2700
Miami, FL 33131
Miami, FL Business Law Attorney
Business, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Probate
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Evelyn I. Suero is owner and principal attorney of Suero Law, PLLC, a transactional law firm for local & international business and contractual matters in Florida; focusing on the legal needs of startup companies, nonprofit organizations, global entrepreneurs & entertainment professionals. The firm provides legal advice and representation to local business owners as well as foreign investors to launch, protect, and expand their venture, obtain immigration visas, and protect their loved ones with solid estate planning.
Evelyn is fluent in English and Spanish and earned her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In addition to her legal...
Eric Nissim Assouline
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Miami, FL Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(305) 567-5576 Miami Tower 100 SE 2nd St.
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Miami, FL 33131
Business, Bankruptcy, IP and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Eric N. Assouline, Esq., is a litigation partner and concentrates his practice in commercial and bankruptcy litigation. Mr. Assouline has litigated a wide variety of business law disputes. Mr. Assouline also handles cases involving Ponzi scheme Clawback litigation, 547 and 548 defense cases, automatic stay litigation, and real estate and landlord and tenant disputes in state and bankruptcy court.
Christopher Emmanuel Benjamin
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Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(844) 236-7755 19 West Flagler Street
Suite 610
Miami, FL 33130
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and IP
St. Thomas University School of Law
Mr. Benjamin is a Lawprenuer(tm) and the founder of the Barrister Firm, P.A.; his practice emphasizes delivery of outstanding legal services in a variety of legal areas such as civil & commercial litigation, family litigation, criminal litigation, banking, probate administration, employment/labor and bankruptcy just to name a few. He is an AV Preeminent Attorney (highest recognized peer rating) and his clients include lenders, developers, investors, entrepreneurs, entertainers, publishers, corporations (including non-profits), individuals and small business owners. Mr. Benjamin is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and Qualified Arbitrator with the prestigious dispute resolution firm of Salmon...
Cody Malloy McCaughan
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Miami, FL Business Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(305) 928-4190 1801 N.E. 123rd Street
Suite 314
Miami, FL 33181
Business, Construction, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Mr. McCaughan is the founder of Mac Law PLLC, a law firm dedicated to serving individuals and businesses in the areas of real property law and business law. After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law, Mr. McCaughan practiced business litigation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, before deciding to start Mac Law PLLC. He is a title insurance and settlement agent of Old Republic Title, and currently serves as “of Counsel” for a prominent South Florida real estate law firm. Mr. McCaughan is a native of Miami, Florida, and is active in the legal...
Harry A Payton
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Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 53 years experience
(305) 372-3500 2 S Biscayne Blvd Ste 2300
Miami, FL 33131
Business, Legal Malpractice and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
FLORIDA BAR BOARD CERTIFIED IN BUSINESS LITIGATION AND CIVIL TRIAL | Harry Payton is one of 88 lawyers in the state of Florida with dual board certification in civil trial and business litigation. Harry represents domestic and international corporations and high net worth individuals in complex business litigation matters involving commercial real estate, commercial foreclosures and lender liability; litigation involving fine art; corporate, shareholder and partnership disputes; probate, will and trust litigation; intra-family business disputes; and professional malpractice cases involving attorneys, accountants, architects and engineers. In 2012, Harry was appointed to the Supreme Court of...
Alton C. Hale Jr
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Florida Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience

Alton C. Hale, Jr. has focused his practice on helping victims and organizations with legal disputes of the upmost consequences involving insurance claims, business litigation, construction defects, catastrophic injuries... Read More »
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Lorenzo Arca
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Florida Business Law Lawyer

Florida International University College of LawFlorida
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Robert Christopher Arnold
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MIAMI, FL Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(305) 515-5599 80 SW 8th Street, Suite 2000
MIAMI, FL 33130
Business, Immigration and Real Estate
Harvard University
I graduated from Harvard Law School in 1993. Prior to law school, I graduated summa cum laude from the Pierre Laclede Honors College at the University of Missouri, and am a distinguished veteran of the U.S. Army. My areas of expertise are Business Transactions, Contracts and Contract Disputes, Bankruptcy, and all areas of Real Estate. In the area of Business Law, I bring in-house and real-world, business-related experience to the table when assisting clients with a variety of transactions, whether they be domestic or international. In doing so, for example, I provide a unique perspective when it comes to assisting...
Jason H. Weber
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Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(305) 767-2001 One N.E. 2nd Ave
Ste. 200
Miami, FL 33132
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Communications and White Collar Crime
University of Miami School of Law and Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Jason H. Weber is the founder and Business Development partner of Xander Law Group, P.A. He has extensive civil litigation experience representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in various business litigation, tort matters, and chapter 11 bankruptcy actions having conducted trials in both the federal and state courts. Mr. Weber is generally brought in on mission critical "bet the company" matters where equity owners need to know that their attorney is a business man and lawyer.

Jason Weber currently practices Commercial Litigation, Business Law, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, real estate, personal injury and general civil law throughout the South Florida region incuding Miami...
Sergiu Gherman
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MIAMI, FL Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(305) 459-1551 25 SE 2ND AVE
SUITE 808
MIAMI, FL 33131
Business, Insurance Claims, International and Securities
University of Florida
Sergiu "Sergey" Gherman is a commercial attorney. Having had experience with all stages of lawsuits, including appeals, Sergiu has appeared before judges in state and federal courts. He has successfully represented clients in matters alleging fraud, securities fraud, fraudulent transfers, employment discrimination defense, trusts and estate defense, in prosecution of professional malpractice, products liability, statutory easement, insurance claims (group health, individual health, auto), as well as in appeals. Sergiu is the former Honorary Consul of the Republic of Moldova in the State of Florida.
Steven Craig Marks
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Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(305) 358-2800 1 S.E. 3rd Avenue, Suite 2700
Miami, FL 33131
Business, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Miami School of Law
Steven C. Marks is a lawyer at the law firm Podhurst Orseck, P.A. and Florida Super Lawyer since 2006. He handles legal cases in the areas of product liability, aviation litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, commercial litigation, class actions, medical malpractice, premise liability, and admiralty. Steven Marks has participated in numerous speaking engagements and has made TV guest appearances on CNN and Wall Street Live News.
James Patrick Galvin Jr.
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Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(800) 405-5117 1221 Brickell Avenue, Suite 900
Miami, FL 33131
Free ConsultationBusiness, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
University of Miami School of Law
James P. Galvin is the founder of Galvin Legal. He is a member of the Florida Bar and the State Bar of Georgia. He graduated from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida. At the University of Miami, he completed the litigation skills program, which included serving as a Certified Legal Intern with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. Mr. Galvin actively participated in the Investor Rights Clinic as a Certified Legal Intern, Returning Fellow,...
Brenda Schamy
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Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(786) 581-2542 4770 Biscayne Blvd.
Suite 1280
Miami, FL 33137
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
University of Miami School of Law
Brenda Schamy is a founding partner at DiSchino & Schamy, PLLC. She practices a blend of litigation and transactional work, counseling on civil litigation matters, entertainment, hospitality, branding, and general business dealings. She thrives on obtaining creative resolutions and negotiation tactics to further her client’s interests.
Due to her extensive entrepreneurial experience, Brenda is particularly skilled in business-management, taking on the role of a forward, out of the box thinker who actively anticipates the needs, concerns, and opportunities of our corporate clients. Brenda excels at looking beyond the legal scope of business and works closely with our clients to actualize...
Robert Newton Harris
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Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(888) 625-5330 201 S. Biscayne Blvd. Suite 2650
Miami, FL 33131
Business and Employment
University of Miami School of Law
I'm an experienced trial attorney who specializes in business litigation, commercial lawsuits, and employment and labor law issues. As professional Miami attorney of 20 years, I represent both plaintiffs and defendants at the state and federal level. After graduating from the University of Miami's Law School, I founded Harris Law Firm to serve the community by meeting the needs of individuals and businesses. I strive to give the best legal advice to those seeking counsel for workplace discrimination, business transactions, breach of contract violations, business fraud, fiduciary/agency disputes, business torts, and other commercial matters. I'm proud of the successful...
Aaron Samuel Podhurst
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Miami, FL Business Law Attorney with 58 years experience
(305) 358-2800 25 West Flagler Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33130
Business, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Columbia Law School
The firm?s commercial practice focuses on complex civil litigation of all types. The firm serves as general litigation counsel to several major corporations as well as representing companies and individuals in substantial matters of commercial litigation. The firm's general tort practice places a major emphasis upon representing claimants in aviation, mass torts and products liability litigation.
Adam M. Nicoll
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North Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(305) 981-8889 12550 Biscayne Blvd.
Suite 805
North Miami, FL 33181
Business, Insurance Defense and Probate
University of Florida
Peter Emerson Berlowe
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Miami, FL Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(305) 567-5576 100 SE 2nd St
#3105
Miami, FL 33131
Business, Construction and IP
University of Miami School of Law
Gary M. Mars
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Experienced Florida Business & Community Association Law Attorney! Call Now!

I provide knowledgeable and skilled legal services for business and community association matters. I will aggressively advocate for your business needs! Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Berenice Marie Mottin-Berger
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Exceptional Counsel & Advocacy for Your Business & Construction Law Needs!

I am a skilled and dedicated business and construction law attorney. I am dedicated to providing exceptional counsel and advocacy for your legal needs! Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Need legal help with a business law matter?

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