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NEWS & NOTES

The firm is proud to announce that Rayda Aleman, Priscilla Jimenez, and Andrew Vitali have been named partners of the firm.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Peter W. Homer persuades plaintiffs to abandon securities class action against PetMed Express, Inc.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Partner Adam Schwartz featured on CNBC’s “American Greed.”

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Partner Adam Schwartz, who prosecuted the defendants made famous by the feature film “War Dogs,” was featured on CNBC’s “American Greed.” The episode can be viewed here.

Homer Bonner Jacobs hosting a fundraiser to support the reelection campaign of Judge Rosa Rodriguez.

Monday, November 2, 2015

Please join us in supporting Judge Rosa Rodriguez on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., in our offices:
Homer Bonner Jacobs, 1200 Four Seasons Tower, 1441 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131

Please RSVP to cjimenez@homerbonner.com

Please click on the following link to view the event flyer:
Judge Rosa Rodriguez Fundraiser Flyer

Homer Bonner Jacobs hosting a fundraiser to support the reelection campaign of Judge Laura Stuzin.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Please join us in supporting Judge Laura Stuzin on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., in our offices:

Homer Bonner Jacobs, 1200 Four Seasons Tower, 1441 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131

Judge Stuzin is a Miami native and UM Law graduate, who began her legal career as a Miami-Dade County State’s Attorney before moving to private practice. Appointed to the bench this year by Governor Scott, Judge Stuzin is, we believe, destined for great heights. Please join us in supporting her public service on September 29!

Please RSVP to cjimenez@homerbonner.com

Please click on the following link to view the event flyer:
Judge Laura Stuzin Fundraiser Flyer

Homer Bonner Jacobs hosting a fundraiser to support the reelection campaign of Judge Robert Luck.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Please join us in supporting Judge Robert Luck on September 10, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., in our offices:
Homer Bonner Jacobs, 1200 Four Seasons Tower, 1441 Brickell Avenue, Miami, FL 33131

Judge Luck is a dedicated public servant. He began his service as a law clerk to Judge Carnes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He then served as deputy chief at the U.S. Attorney’s Office before being appointed to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. At each stop, Judge Luck distinguished himself with his keen intellect, hard work, and good cheer. His career of public service deserves our support. Hope to see you on September 10!

Please RSVP to cjimenez@homerbonner.com

Please click on the following link to view the event flyer:
Judge Robert Luck Fundraiser Flyer

Counsel Adam Schwartz is quoted in the Sun-Sentinel.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Counsel Adam Schwartz is quoted in the Sun-Sentinel regarding criminal charges filed against four South Florida men accused of fraudulently soliciting elderly investors  with a claim that their money would be used to develop a new laser technology for the National Football League.   The article can be viewed here.

Important Notice for Businesses with Consumer Arbitration Clauses.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Effective September 1, 2014, the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) is implementing a stand-alone set of rules developed specifically for the arbitration of disputes arising from consumer agreements.  The Consumer Arbitration Rules (the “Consumer Rules”) will replace the Consumer-Related Disputes Supplementary Procedures, which supplemented the AAA’s Commercial Rules.  One of the important provisions of the Consumer Rules is that, like the AAA already does under its Employment Rules, the AAA will require that it review and approve the arbitration clause the business intends to use as a precondition to the AAA administering consumer arbitrations.

The AAA will require the business to submit the consumer arbitration provision to the AAA, accompanied by the consumer review and registry fee (in addition to a renewal fee each calendar year).  The AAA will then review the clause for compliance with the AAA Due Process Protocol.  If the clause is compliant with the Protocol, the AAA will administer disputes arising out of that clause, and the business will be included on the publicly-accessible AAA Consumer Clause Registry, which will contain the name and address of the business, the consumer arbitration clause, and additional documents that may be related to the clause.

If your business has an arbitration clause in its consumer contracts that provides for disputes to be arbitrated before the AAA under the Consumer Rules or another set of AAA rules (or if your business is interested in adding such a provision to its contracts), our firm is able to assist you with ensuring that your arbitration provision complies with the Due Process Protocol, revising the arbitration provision (if necessary), coordinating submission of the template arbitration provision to the AAA, and guiding the submission through the review process.

A complete copy of the notice from the AAA is available here.

Peter W. Homer and Kevin P. Jacobs recognized by Florida SuperLawyers 2014.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Peter W. Homer and Kevin P. Jacobs are recognized by Florida SuperLawyers 2014 for Business Litigation.

Howard Goldfarb recognized by Florida SuperLawyers 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Howard Goldfarb is recognized by Florida SuperLawyers 2014 as a Rising Star for Business Litigation.

Peter Homer and Kevin Jacobs take part in a panel discussion at the APSCU annual convention in Las Vegas.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Peter Homer and Kevin Jacobs take part in a panel discussion on defending placement outcomes at the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Peter Homer asks Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal to affirm an order compelling former NFL player Terrell Owens to NFLPA arbitration

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

On March 18, 2014, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal heard oral argument in the matter of Terrell Owens v. Drew Rosenhaus, et al.  Peter Homer argued on behalf of Drew Rosenhaus, Jason Rosenhaus, and Rosenhaus Sports Representation, Inc. that the Court should affirm the trial court’s order compelling Mr. Owens’ purported claims to NFLPA arbitration for the arbitrator to determine any issues of arbitrability and to decide all arbitrable claims.  Mr. Homer also argued that section 16 of the Federal Arbitration Act precluded the Court from entertaining Mr. Owens’ interlocutory appeal. Article can be viewed here.