Jeffrey Gilbert: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Jeffrey Gilbert

Fort Lauderdale,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
    Contact InfoTelephone: 954.768.8249
    Fax: 954.765.1477
    University Northwestern University, B.A., 1980
    Law SchoolUniversity of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1983 Associate Editor, University of Miami Law Review
    Admitted1983, Florida

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Former Chair, Real Estate Litigation Committee, The Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, 1995-2001

    •Member, Executive Council, 1995-2001

    •Graduate and Former Skills Advisory Chair, Leadership Fort Lauderdale

    •Former Vice President, The Jewish Museum of Florida, Miami Beach, Florida

    •Former Chair, Attorney's Division, Greater Miami Jewish Federation

    •Former Local Communications Chair, National Young Leadership Cabinet, United Jewish Communities

    •Board of Directors and Chair of Committee on Governance, Scheck Hillel Community School, North Miami Beach, Florida (2011 through 2014)

    •Young President's Club, Mt. Sinai Hospital

    •Board of Directors, Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 2005-2010

    BornPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 24, 1959

    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


    •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

    Awards & Recognition

    •Listed,The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Bankruptcy; Litigation - Real Estate, 2013-2014

    •Listed,South Florida Legal Guide, one of South Florida's Top Lawyers, 2005-2014

    •Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2012

    Corporate Counsel(Business Edition), Top Attorneys in Business Litigation, 2008-2011

    •Listed,South Florida Legal Guide, one of South Florida's Up & Comers, 2002

    •Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

    Associated News & Events


    08.16.13 24 Fort Lauderdale Attorneys from Greenberg Traurig Named Among 'Best Lawyers in America' 2014

    05.30.12 86 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Be Listed in Florida Super Lawyers magazine 2012

    12.26.11 Thirty-five Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 'Top Lawyers' by South Florida Legal Guide

    07.01.11 34 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Selected Top Lawyers by South Florida Legal Guide

    06.17.11 More than 70 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in the 2011 edition of Florida Super Lawyers

    02.03.00 Greenberg Traurig PA Shareholder Receives 2 Positions with Major Jewish Organizations

    07.27.99 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Jeffrey Gilbert Appointed to The Florida Bar Real Estate Litigation Committee

    Reported CasesRepresented 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.

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    Office Information

    Jeffrey Gilbert

    401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000
    Fort LauderdaleFL 33301


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