Jerold I. Budney: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Jerold I. Budney

Fort Lauderdale,  FL  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
    Contact InfoTelephone: 954.768.8246
    Fax: 954.765.1477
    University University of Michigan, B.A., summa cum laude, 1975
    Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 1979
    Admitted1979, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Member, The Florida Bar

    •Media and Communication Law Committee

    •Member, Newspaper Association of America Legal Affairs Committee

    •Member, American Bar Association

    BornDetroit, Michigan, 1954

    Jerold I. Budney's versatile experience before both appellate and trial courts provides a valuable perspective in commercial litigation. His in-depth knowledge of defamation law, Public Records law and Sunshine law enable him to effectively assist clients seeking counseling in those specialized areas.

    Areas of Concentration

    •Media law
    •Commercial litigation
    •Appellate law

    Awards & Recognition

    •Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation, 2010-2015
    •Recognized, South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, 2004, 2005, 2009-2015
    •Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

    AV, 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.

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures

    Author, The Freedom of Information Act: A Reporter's Map to a Federal Maze, The Florida Bar's Reporter's Handbook, 1998
    •Author, Punitive Damages in Florida, Matthew Bender

    Associated News & Events

    Press Releases

    01.21.15 51 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized by South Florida Legal Guide
    08.20.14 24 Greenberg Traurig Fort Lauderdale Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
    08.19.14 128 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Listed In Best Lawyers In America 2015
    08.16.13 23 Fort Lauderdale Attorneys from Greenberg Traurig Named Among 'Best Lawyers in America' 2014
    12.26.11 Thirty-two Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 'Top Lawyers' by South Florida Legal Guide
    09.30.11 Greenberg Traurig Tops the List of Best Lawyers in America with 19 Attorneys in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    09.21.11 102 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Florida Listed In Best Lawyers in America 2012
    07.01.11 33 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Selected Top Lawyers by South Florida Legal Guide
    09.01.09 Greenberg Traurig Takes Top Spot in Best Lawyers in America for 3rd Year
    06.25.01 Overview of State Court Ruling In Favor of Florida Department of Agriculture


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    Office Information

    Jerold I. Budney

    401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000
    Fort LauderdaleFL 33301


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