Peter P. Hargitai

Peter P. Hargitai


Holland & Knight LLP

Recognized since 2013

Jacksonville, Florida

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Banking and Finance

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Peter P. Hargitai is a trial lawyer, focusing on real estate and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Hargitai has extensive trial experience in both traditional and alternative dispute resolution tribunals, and has handled complex matters involving real estate disputes, business torts, restrictive covenants, trade secrets and anti-competitive practices. Mr. Hargitai also has developed a banking operations practice and currently represents many national and regional banks. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Hargitai was a clerk for the Fourth Judicial Circuit and the Supreme Court of Florida. Recent representative matters include:

  • leading a state-wide team of attorneys, and advising condominium developers in connection with $100 million plus projects, and defending mass litigation relating to the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, the Florida Condominium Act and false advertising laws, and Florida common law
  • leading a state-wide team of work-out and special assets attorneys, and advising national and regional banks in connection with commercial real estate foreclosures, work-outs, bundled loan sales, and operations litigation throughout Florida
  • representing national transportation logistics firms with the retention of employees and agents, and the protection of their agents, where key relationships are governed by restrictive covenants and prohibitions regarding the disclosure of trade secrets
  • representing not-for profit housing organization to enforce multi-million dollar agreement to provide low-income housing opportunities in blighted communities
  • representing commercial real estate brokers to enforce brokerage agreements where commissions exceed $5 million

Location

  • 50 North Laura Street, Suite 3900
    Jacksonville, FL 32202

Education

  • Florida State University, BA

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar

Affiliations

  • Chester Bedell Inn of Court - Member
  • Jacksonville Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Commercial Litigation

Special Focus

  • False Advertising

Awards:

  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend magazine

Other Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

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