Lawrence D. Silverman
Recognized in:Antitrust LawBet-the-Company Litigation...
Law School:Duke University School of Law
Location:Three Brickell City Centre, Suite 110098 Southeast Seventh StreetMiami, FL 33131
- Duke University, MA, graduated 1990
- Duke University School of Law, JD, graduated 1990
- State University of New York College at Geneseo, BA, cum laude, graduated 1987
- Florida, The Florida Bar
- New York, The New York State Bar
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
- American Bar Association - Antitrust Section, Past Council Member, 1995-1997
- The Florida Bar - Antitrust Legislative Amendment Committee, Past Chair, 1996-1998
- The Florida Bar - Business Law Section, Executive Council, 1996-Present; CLE Committee, Past Chair, 2000-2003; Antitrust, Franchise, and Trade Regulation Committee, Past Chair, 1998-2000
- The Florida Bar, CLE Committee - Past Member, 2001-2003
- The Florida Bar, Journal Editorial Board - Past Member, 2000-2003
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers for:
- Antitrust Law, Miami (2018)
- Litigation - Antitrust, Miami (2017)
- Antitrust Law, Miami (2013)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in:
- Antitrust Law
- Bet-the-Company Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Litigation - Antitrust
- Litigation - Banking and Finance
- Martindale-Hubbell, AV rated
- Lawdragon, Listed as a "3000 Leading Lawyer in America"
- Global Competition Review, Listed in Leading Competition Attorneys
- South Florida Legal Guide, Listed as a Top Lawyer in South Florida
- Who's Who Legal, Listed for Antitrust
- Dade County Bar Association 2001 and 2005, Put Something Back Pro Bono Award
- Dade County Bar Association 2006, Richard C. Milstein Excellence Award
- The Florida Bar 2007, President's Pro Bono Service Award
- Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2013-2015, Listed for Commercial Litigation
- Miami Daily Business Review 2008, Most Effective Lawyers Award; 2007 and 2009, Runner-up for Most Effective Lawyers Award
- Super Lawyers Magazine 2010, Listed in Florida as a "Top 100 Lawyer"
- Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2010, Listed for Antitrust & Trade Regulation
- Chambers USA 2011-2016, Ranked in Florida for Antitrust
- Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2016, Listed in Florida for Antitrust Litigation and Class Action/Mass Torts
- South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2012-2013, Listed for Antitrust and Trade Regulation and Commercial Litigation, 2014-2015 Listed for Antitrust, Corporate and Business Litigation
- Board Certified in Antitrust and Trade Regulation Law, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
- Akerman's Guide to Doing Business in Florida: A Legal Guide for Out-of-State and Foreign Businesses, Author, "Antitrust Trade Regulations," 2013 and 2016
- The Florida Bar, "Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act"
- The Florida Bar, "Litigating the Covenant Not-to-Compete"
- Medical Business, Vol. 7, Co-author, "PHO's and Antitrust - Safety Zone Tips for PHO Structures and Operations"
- Defended a series of antitrust prosecutions brought by the State of Florida against a large independent chain of gas stations.
- Represented Budget Rent-A-Car in a national class action concerning cost recovery fee surcharges. Berry v. Budget Rent A Car Systems Inc., -F. Supp.2d-, 2007 WL 2050994 (S.D.Fla. 2007)
- Representation of an equipment rental company, Sunbelt Rentals, in a nationwide class action challenging loss damage waiver and environmental fee charges.
- Represented several companies in parallel civil/criminal proceedings which included handling numerous Federal and State antitrust investigations, premerger notifications, including second requests and EU/FTC parallel filings.
- Represented a large tour company in a Florida state antitrust lawsuit.
- Representation of a CEO in a class action bench trial brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
- Tried a Florida Deceptive and Unfair Practices Act ("FDUTPA") class action to a defense jury verdict. Represented a Florida internet reseller who was sued in a class action (with over 12,000 class members) by the Florida Attorney General's Office.
- Represented baby products manufacturer, Evenflo, in a patent infringement case.
- Represented Boca Raton Resort and Club in class action concerning daily service charges.
- Acted as lead liaison counsel for the "CCA" pressure-treated wood industry in a national class action concerning the safety of the product. Jacobs v. Osmose, 213 F.R.D.607 (S.D. Fla. 2003)
- Represented Micro Molds in a patent infringement jury trial in Miami, Florida. Novo Industries, L.P. v. Micro Molds Corp., 239 F.Supp.2d 1282(S.D. Fla. 2002); 350 F.3d 1348 (Fed.Cir. 2003)
- Represented a large electronics manufacturer in a national two million member class action.
- Represented a Key West real estate developer in a bench trial for a breach of an alleged $75 million oral partnership.
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