Craig E. Rothburd

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Employment: Craig E. Rothburd, P.A., Partner 2005-present; Eddy & Rothburd, P.A., Partner 2004-2005; Robert K. Eddy & Associates, P.A., Associate Attorney 1995-2003; Hillsborough County Attorney's Office, Law Clerk 1995; Ira Weinstein, Esquire, 1991-1994 Law Clerk; Civic and Legal Organizations: Bay Area Legal Services, Inc., Director 2008-2014; Development Council Bay Area Legal Services, Member 2014- present; Schaarai Zedek Temple, Member 1999-present; Tampa Museum of Art, Member 1996-present; Tampa Theatre, Member 2001-present; Tampa Bay Performing Arts Centre, Member 2001-present; Gator Boosters, Inc., Member (Scholarship Club), 2001-present; Hillsborough County Education Foundation, Fundraiser 1999-present

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Class Actions
  • Consumer Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-251-8800  Phone
813-251-5042  Fax
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S., 1990
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, College of Law, J.D., with honors, 1994
Year of First Admission:
1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1995, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1998, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1995, Florida
Hillsborough County Bar Association (Member, Trial Lawyers Section, Member Professionalism and Ethics Committee); The Florida Bar (Member, Trial Lawyers Section); Vice-Chair of the Florida Bar Consumer Protection Law Committee; National Association of Consumer Advocates (Member), Public Justice (Member).
Reported Cases:
Published Cases: U.S. Hospitality of Tampa Bay, Inc. v. Alite, Case No. 2D09-3832, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, SECOND DISTRICT, 34, Fla. L. Weekly D379, Opinion Filed February 18, 2009. Santiago v. Sunset Cove Investments, Inc., Case No. 2D07-1598, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, SECOND DISTRICT, 33 Fla. L. Weekly D 401, Opinion Filed February 1, 2008. Liberatore v. 21st Century Satellite Communs., Inc. (In re 21st Century Satellite Communs., Inc.), Chapter 11, Case No. 01-08592-8P1, Adv. Proc. No. 01-335, UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA, TAMPA DIVISION, 278 B.R. 577; 2002 Bankr. LEXIS 559; 15 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. B 188, May 15, 2002, Decided. Ryan v. Stalley, Case No. 2D99-5009, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, SECOND DISTRICT, 775 So. 2d 296; 2000 Fla. App. LEXIS 14836, November 15, 2000, Opinion Filed. Vaughan v. First Union Nat'l Bank, Case No. 98-02889, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, SECOND DISTRICT, 740 So. 2d 1216; 1999 Fla. App. LEXIS 10907; 24 Fla. L. Weekly D 1894, August 13, 1999, Opinion Filed. Levine v. Saavedra, Case No. 98-00550, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, SECOND DISTRICT, 727 So. 2d 1110; 1999 Fla. App. LEXIS 2621; 24 Fla. L. Weekly D 668, March 12, 1999, Opinion Filed, Released for Publication April 5, 1999. Case Credit Corporation v. Furr, Trustee, Case No. 96-5517, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEAL, FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT 136 F.3d 1330; 1998 U.S. App. LEXIS 3977, February 3, 1998, Decided. Wilson v. Calfee, Case No. 96-03457, COURT OF APPEAL OF FLORIDA, SECOND DISTRICT, 706 So. 2d 310; 1997 Fla. App. LEXIS 14449, December 31, 1997, Opinion Filed. Mandalay ShoresCooperative Housing Association, members v. Mandalay Shores Cooperative Housing Association, Inc. Case No. 95-3142, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEAL, FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT, 107 F.3d 23; 1997 U.S. App. LEXIS 1956, January 23, 1997, Decided, January 23, 1997, Filed. Other Significant Consumer Class Action Cases: Veal v. Crown Auto Dealerships, Inc., Case No. 8:04-CV-0323-T-27MSS, United States District Court, M.D. Fla., Tampa Division (co-lead counsel) [concluded]. Gilley v. Ernie Haire Ford, Inc., Case No. 02-8101 Div. I ., 13th Judicial Circuit, Tampa, Florida (lead counsel) [concluded]. Mantzouris, et al. v. Scarritt Motor Group, Inc., Case No.: 03-CV0015-T-30, United States District Court, M.D. Fla., Tampa Division (lead counsel) [concluded]. Galura, et al. vs. Sonic Automotive, Inc. Case No.: 02-12274, Div. B, 13th Judicial Circuit, Tampa, Florida [actively litigating], and see Sonic Automotive, Inc. v. Galura, 961 So. 2d 961 (Fla. 2d DCA 2007), rev. denied, 977 So. 2d 577 (Fla. 2008). Pope v. Charter Warranty, L.L.C., Case No.: 06-000083, Div. A, 13th Judicial Circuit, Tampa, Florida [concluded]. Cotten, et al. v. Ferman Management Services Corporation, et al., Case No.: 02-08115, Div. A, 13th Judicial Circuit, Tampa, Florida [concluded]. Croxall, et al. v. Asbury Automotive, L.P., Case No.: 03-6201, Div. C, 13th Judicial Circuit, Tampa, Florida [concluded].
Hobbies & interests:
Family, Music, Gator Football, Travel, and Culinary Interests
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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