Jeffrey S. Haut has a litigation practice focused on counseling corporate clients, non-profits, and individuals in Southwest Florida through a broad range of trial and appellate litigation matters in both state and federal court.
Jeffrey has worked on numerous business and commercial litigation cases involving breaches of contract, shareholder and partnership disputes, real property and condominium disputes, construction liens and defects, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, and securities and financial fraud.
Jeffrey also has experience representing clients in constitutional litigation matters, including defending governmental entities in trial and appellate matters arising from alleged federal civil rights violations under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and regulatory takings claims under federal and Florida state constitutional law, and assisting individuals in trial and appellate matters involving First Amendment and Second Amendment issues.
On a national scale, Jeffrey represents corporations responding to data breaches, cybersecurity incidents, wire transfer fraud, and business email compromise schemes. Jeffrey tailors his advice to each of his client’s specific situation by evaluating the nuanced industry-specific regulations impacting their operations and focusing on a proactive approach to preventing cybersecurity problems. When a crisis occurs, Jeffrey is equipped to mitigate the impact of possible litigation, coordinate forensic investigation, collaborate with law enforcement, and advise his clients on their notification and regulatory reporting obligations under federal and state data security and privacy laws.