Our Real Estate Experts

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

Miami
English
French
Spanish

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

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

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

Lisa M. Castellano specializes in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors' rights and commercial litigation in the bankruptcy federal district and state courts. Lisa has extensive experience in representing creditors, business entities, trustees and other related parties in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases, and related adversary proceedings involving objections to discharge and dischargeability of debts, fraudulent transfer and preference actions, together with other contested matters.

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Lisa M. Castellano
Partner

Bankruptcy
Creditors Rights
Commercial Litigation
Family Law
Real Estate

Tampa

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

Mark S. Feluren practices in the area of corporate law and business transactions. For more than 30 years, he has focused his practice on commercial transactions, entity structure and governance. 

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Mark S. Feluren
Partner

Business Transactions
Bankruptcy
Corporate Law
Real Estate Transactions

Fort Lauderdale
Tampa

English

Alfredo L. Gonzalez has more than 40 years of experience in real estate, international transactions, land use, governmental, healthcare, environmental and aviation law. Gonzalez has represented clients in land use, procurement and environmental issues before governmental entities in South Florida and the State of Florida. 

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Alfredo L. Gonzalez
Partner

Aviation Law
Environmental
Governmental Law
Healthcare
International Transactions
Land Use
Real Estate Transactions

Miami
English
Spanish

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
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

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

Jesus M. Suarez represents clients facing complex legal and financial disputes, including controversies involving bankruptcies, civil and criminal litigation, and related governmental inquiries. Jesus often represents parties in litigation matters arising from business disputes, business reorganizations, liquidations, Ponzi schemes, and other fraudulent and insolvent enterprises.

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Jesus M. Suarez
Partner

Bankruptcy Law
Commercial Litigation
Creditor's Rights
Governmental Law
Real Estate Transactions

Miami
English
Spanish