Ricardo A. Gonzalez: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Ricardo A. Gonzalez

Miami,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0891
Fax: 305.579.0717
University Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Study Abroad Program, 1994-1995; Georgetown University, B.A., cum laude, 1996; Center for Applied Legal Studies, Immigration and Political Asylum Clinic
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1999; Member, Georgetown University Law Journal
Admitted2003, Florida; Maryland (inactive); U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh 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, American Bar Association

•Member, Federal Bar Association

•Member, Georgetown University, Alumni Admissions Program

•Member, Hispanic National Bar Association

•Member, The Florida Bar

•Member, The United Way of Miami-Dade County, Older Adults Impact Council

BornSeptember 4, 1974

Ricardo A. Gonzalez represents clients in a wide range of commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts and domestic and international alternative dispute resolution panels. Rick has litigated matters involving negligence, contract disputes, fiduciary relationships, unfair and deceptive trade practices, fraud, business torts, securities, probate issues, and the defense of regulatory investigations.

Rick formerly worked as an attorney at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., where he litigated civil actions related to deceptive, unfair or fraudulent trade practices in the financial services industry.

Areas of Concentration

•Complex commercial litigation
• Business torts
• Securities litigation
• Unfair and deceptive trade practices
• Regulatory and enforcement investigations
• Class actions

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013-2014
•Team Member, Honored by SAVE DADE Foundation with the Champions of Equality Award based on role in landmark Florida gay adoption case, May 2011
•Team Member, Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyer Award, Appellate, 2010
•Listed, Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyer Award, Pro Bono, 2009

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

07.02.14 96 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

09.26.12 Greenberg Traurig Miami Attorneys Participate in Free Clinic for President Obama's New Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

04.25.11 Greenberg Traurig LLP, Will Be Honored at SAVE Dade's May 20 Champions of Equality Event

10.28.10 Greenberg Traurig Applauds Pro Bono Efforts With 2010 Pro Bono Service Awards

09.27.10 Pro Bono Representation of 2 Foster Children in Florida's Gay Adoption Case May be 'Most Meaningful' for Greenberg Traurig Team

12.10.09 Greenberg Traurig's Bass and Gonzalez Named 'Most Effective Lawyers' for Pro Bono Representation

01.06.09 Greenberg Traurig Names New Shareholders: Class of 2009 Reflects Firm's Diversified Platform

Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Defended major international bank and broker-dealer affiliate in a $50 million damages arbitration claim, alleging fraud, negligence, and breach of fiduciary duty, all of which were dismissed by the arbitration panel. Served as pro bono, co-counsel for two foster children in a landmark case in which a Miami-Dade County circuit court struck down as unconstitutional a Florida statute barring lesbians and gay men from adopting children. The Florida law barring lesbians and gay men from adopting is the most expansive anti-gay parenting law in the country. Represented international hotel chain in wrongful death and negligence case involving forum non conveniens and complex legal issues under Colombian and Venezuelan law. Defended major broker-dealer firms in scores of arbitration proceedings.

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Ricardo A. Gonzalez

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131


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