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ISAAC MARCUSHAMER PRESENTS AT 2020 FAU FORENSIC ACCOUNTING CONFERENCE (MAR. 2020)
GEORGE T. BREUR WINS SPECIAL SET HEARING FINDING INS. CO. MUST PAY EXPERT WITNESS FEE FOR PLTF’S PUBLIC ADJUSTER (FEB. 2020)
DON HAYDEN ATTENDS CREATING CHANGE CONFERENCE 2020 IN DALLAS AS NEW MEMBER OF NAT’L LGBTQ TASKFORCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS (JAN. 2020)
MM&H TEAM SECURES SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN $9+ MILLION FRAUD CLAIM (JAN. 2020)
GEORGE T. BREUR SECURES FINAL JUDGMENT IN PALM BEACH COUNTY, ALLOWING $14M SALE OF GOLF COURSE TO PROCEED (JAN. 2020)
ETAN MARK’S ARTICLE “UNDERFUNDING OUR COURTS IS BAD POLICY” PUBLISHED IN SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESS & WEALTH (DEC. 2019)

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CORONAVIRUS CANCELLATIONS MEAN REVENUE LOSS, POTENTIAL LIABILITY

April 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on CORONAVIRUS CANCELLATIONS MEAN REVENUE LOSS, POTENTIAL LIABILITY

By Cynthia L. Cooper, ABA Journal | April 2nd, 2020  Litigation lawyer Vanessa L. Miller first took notice of the coronavirus spread in Wuhan, China, in early January. A partner at Foley & Lardner in [...]

  • Title IX vs. UM (sexual harassment)

U. OF MIAMI CAN’T DODGE EX-STUDENT’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT

March 31st, 2020|Comments Off on U. OF MIAMI CAN’T DODGE EX-STUDENT’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT

By Nathan Hale, Law360 | March 31st, 2020 Law360 (March 31, 2020,  7:23 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday threw out an ex-graduate student's claims that the University of Miami negligently handled [...]

  • Street sign saying "No Sexual Harassment Any Time" (student's harassment suit frivolous)

U. OF MIAMI CALLS EX-STUDENT’S HARASSMENT SUIT ‘FRIVOLOUS’

March 26th, 2020|Comments Off on U. OF MIAMI CALLS EX-STUDENT’S HARASSMENT SUIT ‘FRIVOLOUS’

By Nathan Hale, Law360 | March 26th, 2020 Law360 (March 26, 2020,  9:19 PM EDT) -- The University of Miami asked a federal judge Thursday to sanction a former marketing graduate student and her counsel [...]

POLL WORKERS DIDN’T SHOW UP AT SOME PRIMARY ELECTION PRECINCTS ON TUESDAY BECAUSE OF COVID-19 CONCERNS, LIMITING PEOPLE’S ABILITY TO VOTE

March 17th, 2020|Comments Off on POLL WORKERS DIDN’T SHOW UP AT SOME PRIMARY ELECTION PRECINCTS ON TUESDAY BECAUSE OF COVID-19 CONCERNS, LIMITING PEOPLE’S ABILITY TO VOTE

A voter wears a protective mask while exiting a polling station after casting a ballot in Miami, Florida, on March 17, 2020. Jayme Gershen—Bloomberg/Getty Images By Madeline Carlisle, TIME Magazine | March 17th, [...]

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PLAINTIFFS ATTYS BANK ON NEW ADA THEORY FOR CASH AWARDS

March 13th, 2020|Comments Off on PLAINTIFFS ATTYS BANK ON NEW ADA THEORY FOR CASH AWARDS

By Carolina Bolado, Law360 | March 13, 2020 After years of settling for injunctive relief, some plaintiffs attorneys in Florida think they've found a way to open the door for money damages for their clients, [...]

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LAWSUITS FOLLOWING UNSOLICITED MARKETING TEXTS KEEPS PRESSURE ON TCPA COMPLIANCE

February 26th, 2020|Comments Off on LAWSUITS FOLLOWING UNSOLICITED MARKETING TEXTS KEEPS PRESSURE ON TCPA COMPLIANCE

Recent Eleventh, Seventh and Second Circuit court rulings have some lawyers on edge regarding the possibility that a single unsolicited marketing text message is enough standing to bring a TCPA violation suit. By Victoria Hudgins, [...]

  • ‘I CAN’T TELL SOMEBODY THEY LOOK NICE?’: WEINSTEIN CASE REVEALS ‘NEW NORM’

‘I CAN’T TELL SOMEBODY THEY LOOK NICE?’: WEINSTEIN CASE REVEALS ‘NEW NORM’

February 25th, 2020|Comments Off on ‘I CAN’T TELL SOMEBODY THEY LOOK NICE?’: WEINSTEIN CASE REVEALS ‘NEW NORM’

Daily Business Review | Raychel Lean February 24, 2020 The #MeToo movement has attempted change the fabric of society in a radical way, according to legal ethics expert Jan Jacobowitz, who said it's resulted in [...]

  • MIAMI BEACH SUED FOR $70M

MIAMI BEACH SUED FOR $70M BY CONTRACTOR ON UNFINISHED CONVENTION CENTER

January 30th, 2020|Comments Off on MIAMI BEACH SUED FOR $70M BY CONTRACTOR ON UNFINISHED CONVENTION CENTER

The city has issued a notice of default to Clark Construction Group and claims the city is entitled to damages. By Lidia Dinkova | January 30, 2020 The construction manager for the massive Miami Beach [...]

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BUILDER SAYS MIAMI BEACH OWES $70M FOR CONVENTION CENTER

January 30th, 2020|Comments Off on BUILDER SAYS MIAMI BEACH OWES $70M FOR CONVENTION CENTER

Law360 | By Carolina Bolado January 30, 2020 The construction company behind the Miami Beach Convention Center expansion claims in a new lawsuit that the city of Miami Beach is refusing to pay more than [...]

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MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER CONTRACTOR SUES CITY, ALLEGING $90M IN UNPAID WORK

January 29th, 2020|Comments Off on MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER CONTRACTOR SUES CITY, ALLEGING $90M IN UNPAID WORK

Clark Construction alleges the city has not paid the firm and more than 30 subcontractors for some of the work it performed TRD MIAMI | By Keith Larsen January 29, 2020 During Art Basel Miami [...]

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EB-5 IN 2020: MANAGING THE ‘STUN GUN’ THAT JUST HIT THE INVESTMENT PROGRAM

January 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on EB-5 IN 2020: MANAGING THE ‘STUN GUN’ THAT JUST HIT THE INVESTMENT PROGRAM

January 22, 2020 | Dees Stribling, Bisnow National In November, the price of a U.S. permanent residency visa through the EB-5 program jumped by 80%, and the federal government tightened the rules on what qualifies [...]

  • Carrot and "Stick" tax break stay courts business

COME FOR THE TAX BREAK, STAY FOR THE COURTS?

January 15th, 2020|Comments Off on COME FOR THE TAX BREAK, STAY FOR THE COURTS?

If you’ve had experience with our court system, I’d bet you a cafecito that a major sticking point to achieving a utopian vision of a true business haven is our literally and figuratively crumbling judicial [...]

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UNDERFUNDING OUR COURTS IS BAD POLICY

December 16th, 2019|Comments Off on UNDERFUNDING OUR COURTS IS BAD POLICY

By Etan Mark for South Florida Business and Wealth | December 2019 Our local legislators are running themselves ragged, trying to attract new business to South Florida while ignoring the needs of our judicial system [...]

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ON THE MOVE

December 13th, 2019|Comments Off on ON THE MOVE

By ALM Staff, The Daily Business Review | December 13, 2019 Brad Johnson has joined Gunster in West Palm Beach as a shareholder. Johnson’s practice focuses on business litigation and labor and employment law. Joseph [...]

  • TIME FOR CANDIDATES TO RETHINK THE UPDATED EB-5 RULES?

TIME FOR CANDIDATES TO RETHINK THE UPDATED EB-5 RULES?

December 10th, 2019|Comments Off on TIME FOR CANDIDATES TO RETHINK THE UPDATED EB-5 RULES?

By Tanya Sterling, GlobeSt.com | December 10, 2019 Miami, FL—Recently, the EB-5 Investor Visa Program was updated to reflect new rules that raise the minimum investment from $1 million to $1.8 million, and from $500,000 [...]

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Media Contacts: ANDER & Co   Suzanne Schmidt Perez-Bernal (suzanne@anderpr.com)   Bryna Winer (bryna@anderpr.com)

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BUTTONS ADDRESS ATTORNEY MENTAL HEALTH

September 16th, 2019|Comments Off on BUTTONS ADDRESS ATTORNEY MENTAL HEALTH

Kevin Gale, South Florida Business and Wealth | September 16, 2019 Don Hayden models one of the buttons used in the 28 Legal Minds campaign Mark Migdal & Hayden has begun a mental [...]

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#28LEGALMINDS: MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN LAUNCHES MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

June 25th, 2019|Comments Off on #28LEGALMINDS: MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN LAUNCHES MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

By MM&H | June 25, 2019 Boutique litigation law firm shines light on mental health with fundraising initiative. MIAMI (June 25, 2019) – Florida litigation boutique law firm Mark Migdal & Hayden (MM&H), today announced [...]

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MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN RECOGNIZED IN CHAMBERS & PARTNERS USA GUIDE

April 25th, 2019|Comments Off on MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN RECOGNIZED IN CHAMBERS & PARTNERS USA GUIDE

Media Contacts:  ANDER & Co Suzanne Schmidt Perez-Bernal (suzanne@anderpr.com) Bryna Winer (bryna@anderpr.com) Specialty litigation firm the youngest Florida litigation firm recognized in 2019 edition MIAMI (April 25, 2019) – Florida boutique litigation law firm Mark [...]

MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN GROWS TEAM WITH ADDITION OF YANIV ADAR

February 5th, 2019|Comments Off on MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN GROWS TEAM WITH ADDITION OF YANIV ADAR

Media Contacts:  ANDER & Co Suzanne Schmidt Perez-Bernal (suzanne@anderpr.com) Bryna Winer (bryna@anderpr.com) Boutique litigation law firm deepens bench as it nears two-year anniversary Yaniv Adar MIAMI (Feb. 5, 2019) – Florida boutique litigation [...]

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MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN LAW FIRM EXPANDS WITH ADDITION OF TWO ATTORNEYS, AND A PING PONG TABLE

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN LAW FIRM EXPANDS WITH ADDITION OF TWO ATTORNEYS, AND A PING PONG TABLE

Media Contacts:  ANDER & Co Suzanne Schmidt Perez-Bernal (suzanne@anderpr.com) Bryna Winer (bryna@anderpr.com) Former Berger Singerman and Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A. attorneys join the boutique litigation law firm MIAMI (Nov. 13, 2018) – Florida boutique [...]

  • MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN PARTNER LARA O’DONNELL GRILLO TO SERVE ON INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEFENSE COUNSEL

MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN PARTNER LARA O’DONNELL GRILLO TO SERVE ON INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEFENSE COUNSEL

December 13th, 2017|Comments Off on MARK MIGDAL & HAYDEN PARTNER LARA O’DONNELL GRILLO TO SERVE ON INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEFENSE COUNSEL

Media Contacts:  ANDER & Co Suzanne Schmidt Perez-Bernal (suzanne@anderpr.com) Bryna Winer (bryna@anderpr.com) MM&H partner, Lara O'Donnell Grillo MIAMI (Dec.13, 2017) – Florida boutique litigation law firm Mark Midgal & Hayden (MM&H) announced today [...]

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FRANCHISING WORLD FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE AS NEW FRANCHISE LAW TAKES EFFECT

November 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on FRANCHISING WORLD FACES UNCERTAIN FUTURE AS NEW FRANCHISE LAW TAKES EFFECT

By Martin Keane One of the unique aspects of the franchise business model has long been that many franchisees are considered independent contractors. However, a new franchise law set to take effect in California looks [...]

CONTROLLING COSTS IN ARBITRATION

August 27th, 2017|Comments Off on CONTROLLING COSTS IN ARBITRATION

By Don Hayden While arbitration remains the best mechanism to ensure neutrality and enforceability of cross-border disputes, it has come under fire in the last decade, particularly from some corporate counsel and practitioners given a [...]

SUPREME COURT DECISION STRENGTHENS PROTECTIONS TO PREGNANT EMPLOYEES UNDER FEDERAL PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT.

August 27th, 2017|Comments Off on SUPREME COURT DECISION STRENGTHENS PROTECTIONS TO PREGNANT EMPLOYEES UNDER FEDERAL PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION ACT.

By Don Hayden On March 25th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a very favorable decision for pregnant employees seeking protection under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, 92 Stat. 2076, 42 U.S.C. §2000 et. seq. (“PDA”), that [...]

INTERESTING DEBATE ON SEPARATION OF POWERS DOCTRINE ANTICIPATED IN UPCOMING FLORIDA SUPREME COURT ARGUMENT OF APPROPRIATENESS OF EXPERT STANDARD IMPOSED BY LEGISLATURE

August 27th, 2017|Comments Off on INTERESTING DEBATE ON SEPARATION OF POWERS DOCTRINE ANTICIPATED IN UPCOMING FLORIDA SUPREME COURT ARGUMENT OF APPROPRIATENESS OF EXPERT STANDARD IMPOSED BY LEGISLATURE

By Don Hayden In July 2013, Section 90.702 of the Florida Evidence Code, which governs the admissibility of expert testimony, was amended to adopt the same standard for admission of expert testimony used by federal [...]

QUE RICO? DISCARDING THE FALLACY THAT FLORIDA RICO AND FEDERAL RICO ARE IDENTICAL

July 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on QUE RICO? DISCARDING THE FALLACY THAT FLORIDA RICO AND FEDERAL RICO ARE IDENTICAL

By Etan Mark The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)1 has been called one of “the most misused statutes in the federal corpus of law.”2 The federal criminal RICO statute, passed in 1970, was [...]

INADVERTENT DOCUMENT PRODUCTIONS AND THE THREAT OF ATTORNEY DISQUALIFICATION

July 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on INADVERTENT DOCUMENT PRODUCTIONS AND THE THREAT OF ATTORNEY DISQUALIFICATION

by Etan Mark Before you embark on the journey of revenge, dig two graves. —Proverb Imagine a scenario in which a particularly obnoxious opposing counsel dumps 10,000 pages of documents on your doorstep three weeks [...]