Bradley H. Trushin is a co-founder of Chepenik Trushin LLP and leads the litigation department of the firm. Mr. Trushin is a Martindale-Hubbell AV preeminent rated attorney and has focused exclusively on litigation throughout his 23 year legal career. During that time, Mr. Trushin has been a partner at four firms, two of which he founded. He has obtained a number of summary judgments involving claims in excess of $1 million and has over 50 published appeals in both Florida state and federal courts. Mr. Trushin has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal as a top attorney in Florida in 2011. Additionally, the nationally published Super Lawyers Magazine honored him in the field of Estate and Trust Litigation in 2011 and 2012.
Mr. Trushin has handled complex litigation cases for over 20 years before state and federal courts and arbitrators. He has litigated a wide variety of complex commercial claims in such areas as banking regulations, fraud and conspiracy, securities registration and Blue Sky Laws, and corporate governance. For over two decades, Mr. Trushin has fought to obtain injunctive relief on behalf of employers, including emergency relief for breaches of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. He has represented both non-resident domestic corporations and foreign corporations in complex business litigation matters. Since beginning his legal career in 1989, insurance defense has been a major focus of Mr. Trushin’s practice. He has extensive experience with both first party (including complex coverage issues) and third party claims in such lines as commercial general liability, property and casualty, and errors and omissions (legal, medical, accounting, and real estate brokerage). He has handled numerous bad faith claims on behalf of carriers and has defended claims in excess of $20 million. Multiple courts and arbitrators have certified Mr. Trushin as an expert in insurance defense, legal malpractice, and attorney’s fees disputes. Mr. Trushin has authored and presented CLE materials on emerging issues impacting the insurance industry.
In addition to his extensive experience in insurance defense and complex commercial litigation, Mr. Trushin
has litigated numerous adversary claims in United States bankruptcy courts as well as probate courts in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. The various probate matters Mr. Trushin has litigated include will contests, claims of undue influence, fiduciary claims on behalf of and against personal representatives and trustees, actions for accountings, and guardianship controversies. Mr. Trushin currently serves as a member of a Florida Bar grievance committee and previously served as chairman of a prior Florida Bar grievance committee.
In addition to the Florida Bar, Mr. Trushin is admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle District of Florida, the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, the United States Court of Appeals 11th Circuit and 3rd Circuit, and the Supreme Court of Florida