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Berger Singerman

Litigation

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What the team is known for

Offers clients a depth of expertise across a range of commercial litigation. Possesses experience in high-stakes litigation relating to bankruptcy, fraud and shareholder disputes, among other areas. Maintains a fine reputation for its work in real estate and environmental-related litigation. Also regularly called upon for its strengths in insurance and product liability suits. Particular strength in its three Southern Florida offices, with additional presence in the northern part of the state from its Tallahassee office. Clients range from household-name corporations to individuals.

Strengths

Clients say: "The team provides excellent support and advice. They are pragmatic, fee-conscious and can execute quickly."

Interviewees comment: "They're great at all levels. They are very efficient and responsive."

Sources note: "They are very user-friendly, responsive and always deliver great results."

Work highlights

Represented Bergeron Environmental and Recycling in a dispute against Sun Recycling, involving several allegations including breach of contract as well as antitrust and regulatory issues.

Notable practitioners

James Gassenheimer maintains a varied litigation practice, including commercial contract, real estate and insurance disputes.
"He is motivated to get the best results for his clients." "He's knowledgeable, thorough and responsive."

Leonard Samuels has notable experience handling a wide array of business litigation, including breach of contract and restrictive covenant disputes.
"He's responsive, personable and understands the law intuitively." "He has a depth of knowledge that only comes from years of experience."

Mitchell Berger enjoys an excellent reputation for his handling of commercial disputes. He cochairs the firm and represents clients at trial and appellate level.
"He's an expert. He's very insightful and anticipates ten moves down the road." "He's a determined results-seeker with skill in the courtroom."

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Overview

Berger Singerman’s Dispute Resolution Team has earned its reputation for successfully and efficiently handling a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters from pre-suit investigation and counseling through every stage of litigation including through trial and appeal. Members of the Team have tried hundreds of significant jury and non-jury trials to verdict and judgment. In 2013, the Dispute Resolution Team was honored to win Litigation Department of the Year (general litigation, mid-size firm category) by the Daily Business Review. The award recognizes law firms that help clients achieve the satisfactory resolution of legal disputes in the private and public sectors.

Berger Singerman routinely practices in state and federal courts in Florida and across the country. Its attorneys also regularly practice in alternative dispute resolution forums, including mediation and arbitration. Team members have handled disputes exceeding a billion dollars in controversy. Team members are committed to delivering appropriately aggressive litigation and creative dispute resolution and strive to reach the best resolution for the client at the earliest practicable moment in the case.

Berger Singerman represents regional, national and international clients from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies.

Litigation

Berger Singerman

firm
Location

313 North Monroe Street

Suite 301

Tallahassee

Florida

USA

FL 32301

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Florida

Litigation: General Commercial


James D Gassenheimer
Band 4
Leonard K Samuels
Band 5
Mitchell W Berger
Band 2