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Jeffrey C. Gilbert

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 305-704-5952

University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1983
Associate Editor, University of Miami Law Review

Northwestern University, B.A. 1980

Additional Information

Northwestern University, B.A. 1980Editorial Editor, The Daily Northwestern
Northwestern UniversityBA 1980University of Miami School of LawJ.D. 1983
Mt. Sinai HospitalScheck Hillel Community School, North Miami Beach, Florida (2011 through 2014)Leadership Fort LauderdaleJewish Museum of FloridaGreater Miami Jewish FederationReal Estate Litigation Committee of the Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate and Trust Section

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Commercial litigation representing lenders and developers
  • Complex commercial foreclosures
  • Representation of commercial mortgage-backed securities loan servicers
  • Defense of lender liability claims
  • Receiverships
  • Representation of electronics clients
  • Representation of investment advisors in SEC enforcement actions
  • Representation of SEC and NASD registered corporations in administrative and court proceedings
  • Probate and estate litigation
  • Zoning and land use litigation and appeals

Significant Representations
  • Represented numerous financial institutions, insurance companies and other lenders in prosecuting multi-million dollar mortgage foreclosure actions involving multi-unit residential apartment complexes, hotels, office and warehouse parks, shopping centers, office buildings and other commercial properties.
  • Settled a $14 million dollar class action lawsuit brought by a shopping center borrower against a company and 27 related partnerships, affiliates and individuals. The borrower has dismissed all claims against the lender and its affiliates and has turned over to the lender all funds held by the court-appointed Receiver. The class action lawsuit included five appeals and petitions for writ of certiorari and discretionary review to the Florida Supreme Court.
  • Pursued on behalf of institutional and lender clients workouts, reorganizations and actions on guarantees and related remedies.
  • Represented numerous clients involved in landlord and tenant litigation, including those clients involved in lease disputes, eviction actions, tenant improvement issues, subordination and attornment agreement matters, landlords' and tenants' rights in bankruptcy proceedings, exclusive use and parking set-aside clauses and other related litigation.
  • Handled various matters involving construction litigation, developer related litigation, receiverships, probate land estate litigation, trademarks, copyrights and appeals.
Litigation — Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Complex Commercial Foreclosures
Special Servicing Litigation
Probate and Trust Litigation

Office Location

Southeast Financial Center, Suite 4410
200 South Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33131
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Real Estate