Law News

David Gersten

Another Bilzin Defection: David Gersten Heading to Gordon & Rees (Slideshow)

By Julie Kay |

Former Third District Court of Appeal Chief Judge David Gersten said he's leaving a day after top litigator Marty Steinberg jumped.

Francisco J. Cerezo

Francisco Cerezo Jumps to DLA Piper From Foley & Lardner

By Julie Kay |

Four years after launching Foley & Lardner's Latin American practice in Miami, Francisco Cerezo has defected to DLA Piper along with John Murphy.

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Bar Discipline: Foreclosure Managing Partners Reprimanded for Botched Cases

By Celia Ampel |

The former leaders of Ben-Ezra & Katz were disciplined for failing to supervise employees during the robo-signing scandal.

The New York Jets 'Flight Crew' cheerleaders

When it Comes to Pay, NFL Cheerleaders Have Nothing to Cheer About (Slideshow)

They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wage.

What 4th DCA Ruling on State Medmal Caps for Noneconomic Damages in MedMal Cases Means

By Celia Ampel |

The Fourth District Court of Appeal strikes down state caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases in the case of a woman's botched carpal tunnel surgery.

Court Strikes $3 Million Transfer in Family Beef

By Samantha Joseph |

A millionaire's wife triumphed on appeal as her grown stepchildren push for a divorce.

Cuban flag hangs in the doorway to the Museo de Arte Colonial.

US Embassy in Havana Marks 'New Chapter'

President Barack Obama announced the U.S. and Cuba will reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington

Marty L. Steinberg

What Marty Steinberg's Defection to Hogan Lovells Means for Bilzin

By Samantha Joseph |

Marty Steinberg is leaving Bilzin Sumberg to join Hogan Lovells, taking four attorneys and a massive slice of business with him.

False Advertising: Beck's Beer Imported from St. Louis

By Celia Ampel |

A team of South Florida attorneys won a class action settlement from Anheuser-Busch Cos. on false advertising claims about the origin of Beck's beer.

Judge Blocks New Florida Law Delaying Abortion

A Tallahassee judge blocks the law based on the privacy clause in the state Constitution.

Shrinking Colodny Fass Moves to Smaller Suburban Office

By Julie Kay |

Colodny Fass has moved from Fort Lauderdale to smaller quarters in suburban Sunrise and shortened its name after losing 10 lawyers, including its top rainmaker.

4th DCA

Cory Ciklin Takes Over as 4DCA Chief Judge

By Samantha Joseph |

Ciklin will supervise construction of a new courthouse in West Palm Beach

Startups May Be Unaware of Arbitration Options

By Gabriella Morello and Yara Lorenzo |

Startup entrepreneurs may got caught up with the details of their new business ventures but shouldn't forget about writing arbitration clauses into their contracts, write attorneys Gabriella Morello and Yara Lorenzo.