Glenn E. Goldstein - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Glenn E. Goldstein

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 954-768-8205

Glenn  E. Goldstein is the Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig's Fort Lauderdale office. As a trial attorney for nearly 30 years, Glenn has experience in handling commercial, financial institution, real estate, land use, construction and product liability litigation matters, including class actions. Glenn has represented corporate, financial and real estate institutional clients, along with entrepreneurs and governmental entities in complex and high-profile cases throughout Florida and the United States. He has jury and bench trial experience in both state and federal courts, and experience litigating in arbitration proceedings before the American Arbitration Association.

University of Alabama at BirminghamBA 1980Samford University, Cumberland School of LawJ.D. 1984
Advisory Board of Cumberland School of LawBroward County Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association, Litigation SectionTrial Bar Section of United States District Court, Southern District of FloridaBoard of Trustees, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, Florida ChapterBoard of Directors, Broward Workshop

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Commercial litigation
  • Land use litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Product liability

Significant Representations
  • Representation and defense of multi-million dollar copyright infringement claims regarding kitchen designs brought against national condominium developer.
  • Representation and defense of the District of Columbia in multiple class action lawsuits regarding property tax assessments.
  • Representation and defense of multiple developers in multiple lawsuits brought by homeowner and community associations, and public interest groups to prevent commercial real estate developments.
  • Representation and defense of national auto insurer in multiple, national class action lawsuits regarding the use of aftermarket parts.
  • Representation of the Florida Department of Agriculture as trial counsel against multiple governmental bodies in injunction proceedings brought in the high-profile "Citrus Canker" litigation.
  • Representation and defense of a tobacco company in 20 multi-million dollar individual personal injury and wrongful death tobacco cases brought in the Circuit Court of Broward County, Florida.
Part 2
  • Representation of a large financial company in $250 million national, multi-state litigation involving foreclosure/lender liability causes of action.
  • Representation of national real estate developer in multimillion-dollar case brought against insurers and manufacturers of roofing system of large South Florida mall damaged by Hurricane Andrew.
  • Representation of international real estate developer in obtaining dismissal of $5 million fraud claim brought by world-wide general contractor.
  • Representation of a large international wireless cable television company in obtaining dismissal of injunction action brought by rival competitor.
  • Represents national and local lenders and developers in commercial mortgage foreclosure/ lender liability work-out matters throughout the State of Florida, and on a national basis.
  • Handles shareholder derivative, breach of contract, tortious interference, construction defects, trademark, brokerage commission, commercial tenant eviction, cable television access/use and covenant not to compete cases, and has previous experience in handling forfeiture actions.
  • Conducted jury trials, bench trials and evidentiary hearings, and handled appeals in cases involving the foregoing categories at the State and Federal court levels.
Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Office Location

401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Banking and Finance of the Fort Lauderdale Metro Area
Glenn E. Goldstein has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Real Estate