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ABOUT US

ELP Global is dedicated to providing outstanding legal representation to its clients. Our lawyers have more than 100 years of combined experience representing clients with needs ranging from contract negotiation, complex business litigation, real estate closings and bankruptcy protection. Our objective is to match the right attorney to the client and legal problem in each situation.We’re committed to providing you with top notch legal support. We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding.

 

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Our legal team has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible, and cost-effective legal and business solutions for our clients. We offer exceptional, personal client service. We serve a wide range of clientele, and every client relationship is valued. Each engagement benefits from the depth and breadth of our expertise. We are at the forefront of ever-changing laws and work closely with our clients in dedicated teams that are fully committed to exceeding client expectations. We currently serve the following cities: Tampa, Orlando and Miami.

 

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OUR TEAM

Carlos Bonilla
Attorney
 

Bio

Carlos J. Bonilla practices real estate law and has been heavily involved in a broad range of legal issues affecting large scale projects. Mr. Bonilla managed an international real estate company doing business throughout Latin America and Asia. Mr. Bonilla represents large real estate investment groups doing business in Canada, Brazil, Costa Rica and the United States, drafting contracts, legal due diligence for large investment transactions and real estate closings. Mr. Bonilla has worked on acquisition and rezoning of large tracts of land in Florida; acquisition, entitlements and design of large hotel projects, condominium documentation, and management issues. Mr. Bonilla is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law, and obtained an advanced degree (LL.M.) in Real Property Development in 2005. He is a member of The Florida Bar and is a Fellow of the Florida Bar Foundation. He is also a member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity. He actively supports philanthropic associations. Mr. Bonilla is a Florida Real Estate Licensee, and is a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Jude Council, in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Bonilla is fluent in English and Spanish.

Education

Univ. of Miami Law School, LLM, 2005
Univ. of Miami Law, JD, 2002
Univ. Central Florida, 1999 (Communications)

Practice Areas

Real Estate Business Transactions Foreclosure Defense Fair Labor Standards Act Immigration
OF COUNSEL
Netali Peles
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Netali Peles is a civil litigator with experience in commercial law, employment law, condominium law, and construction litigation. Ms. Peles was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, with a minor in Spanish. Ms. Peles participated in the Honors Communications Program at the University of Seville in Spain. Netali subsequently attended the University of Miami School of Law where she was President of the American Constitution Society, and an active competitor on the International Moot Court Board. Ms. Peles speaks Spanish and Hebrew and is conversational in Afrikaans and Zulu. She is active in the Miami-Dade community and is involved in the Young Lawyers Society, the Brickell Social Club and Greater Miami Federation.

Education

University of Miami, JD
Univ. Texas (Austin), BA

Practice Areas

Federal litigation
Civil Litigation (Federal)
Civil Litigation (State)
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Condominium Law
Employment Law
Fair Labor Standards Act
Americans with Disabilities Act
Brad Patrick
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Brad Patrick is a civil litigator specializing in technology, although his experience reflects a wide range of other types of matters. Mr. Patrick served as interim Executive Director and the first General Counsel for the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization which runs Wikipedia, one of the top websites in the world. Mr. Patrick has a wealth of experience handling civil litigation matters in the fields of intellectual property, internet law, software and computer issues, technology licensing, complex tort litigation, construction defect defense, long-term care facility defense, and many other areas. His prior employment includes AV-rated law firms in Seattle, Washington and Tampa, Florida. He held positions in state government and with a publicly traded international software company.
Mr. Patrick graduated from Boston College Law School and Colgate University, cum laude with Honors in Political Science. He is admitted to the Florida Bar, all United States District Courts in Florida, and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Ninth and Eleventh Circuits. He has served on The Florida Bar Media and Communications Law Committee. He is also active in the American Inns of Court movement, and is affiliated with the Ferguson White and Tampa Bay Inns of Court in downtown Tampa.

Education

Boston College Law School, JD,1994
Colgate University, BA, 1991 (cum laude, Honors in Political Science)

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property
Technology Licensing
Civil Litigation (state)
Civil Litigation (federal)
Complex Contracts
Computer/Internet Law
Larry J. Behar
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Mr. Behar was raised in Montreal, Canada. He holds an undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Mc Gill University, a civil law degree from the University of Montreal (LL.L) as well as a common law education from Nova Southeastern University (J.D.) in Ft. Lauderdale.Mr. Behar, who is trilingual in English, French and Spanish, established his boutique business immigration practice representing thirty six different nationalities in 1979. His firm is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell.In 2008, Mr. Behar’s firm won the first regional center approval in the state of Florida since 1996 and has since gone on to represent over 16 different regional centers, and growing, representing nationals from all over the world with a multilingual and multicultural staff. The firm has secured regional center status for New York Extell RC (NY), Manhattan RC (NY), New York Proton RC (NY), New Energy Horizons RC (CA), American Liberty RC (FL), EB-5 Ameriholdings RC (GA), Gold Coast RC (FL), Idaho State RC (ID), Northern Mississippi (MI), South Florida RC (FL), Ohio RC (OH), New York Tri-State (NJ) with one further application pending and five regional centers under advisory managementThe firm was also instrumental in the creation of the EB-5 Express model using direct job modeling creation. It was also pivotal in ensuring states’ rights in the determination of Targeted Employment Areas. The firm is a member of IIUSA, the EB-5 lobbying organization.Mr. Behar is the past chair of the Broward Alliance, Broward county’s economic development organization, and has been selected as one of the 100 most powerful persons and top 100 global leaders in South Florida by CEO Magazine and the World Trade Council. He has also authored two books: “EB-5 United States Immigration through Investment”, in English, Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish and “How to Immigrate to the USA” in English, French and Spanish, and personally visited 41 embassies and consulates worldwide.

Education

Nova Southeastern University (J.D.)
University of Montreal (LL.L)
Mc Gill University, BA

Practice Areas

International Due Diligence
International Corporate & Financial Structures
International Wealth Protection & Estate planning
International Taxation
International Financial products and transactions
International Oil, Gas and Energy projects
Clay Cheshire
Of Counsel
 

Bio


Clay Cheshire specializes in complex civil litigation, including serious personal injury cases (involving catastrophic injuries or death) and business litigation (including contract, fraud and misrepresentation, and RICO cases). Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Cheshire practiced for a decade at some of the larger law firms in the Southeast, primarily representing businesses, large and small.  He now enjoys devoting his practice to representing individuals and businesses injured by negligence, malpractice, and bad acts.
Other lawyers have recognized Mr. Cheshire as one of the top lawyers in Georgia.  For the last three years, other Georgia lawyers have voted Mr. Cheshire a Super Lawyer “Rising Star.” Only 2.5% of lawyers in Georgia receive this honor, and this is a testament to Mr. Cheshire’s reputation among his peers.
Mr. Cheshire enjoys trying cases throughout Georgia and the United States.  He has litigation and trial experience in state and federal courts, including first-chair trial experience, both at the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings.  He was formerly associate national trial counsel for one of the largest firearms manufacturers in the world, handling product liability and complex, multi-party public nuisance litigation.  He has served on the trial teams in complex matters involving public nuisance, product liability, securities fraud, consumer fraud, electric power agreements, and natural gas territory.  He has also handled matters involving auto accidents, falls, medical and other professional negligence, and nursing home and long-term care negligence.  He has obtained successful outcomes in matters like these, whether by verdict or pre-trial settlement.

Education

University of Georgia School of Law, JD
University of Louisiana BA, 1999

Practice Areas

Americans with Disability Act
Fair Labor Standards Act
Regulatory & Administrative
Business Transactions
State & Federal Litigation
Brian Horwitz
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Brian Horwitz is a conscientious and experienced attorney who has practiced litigation for more than 10 years. He began his career working on toxic tort and construction defect cases for a 75 attorney insurance-defense firm in the San Francisco area. He then moved to a boutique litigation firm, also in the San Francisco area, and spent almost five years representing corporate clients in a broad variety of litigation and transactional matters. In 2011 Brian moved to Orlando, and has since expanded both his transactional and his litigation practices to include the representation of defendants in FLSA cases and clients involved in administrative actions involving the Department of Health, the Attorney General, and the Department of Agriculture. He is currently of counsel at ELP, and represents corporate clients concerning compliance issues, collections, contracts, general litigation, and corporate formation.

Education

University of California,
Hastings College of Law, JD
Emory University, BBA

Practice Areas

Federal litigation
Civil Litigation (Federal)
Civil Litigation (State)
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Contract Law
Corporate Transactions
Commercial Entities
Javier Baños
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Javier Baños is a tax attorney that represents clients on IRS tax matters. Mr. Baños has extensive experience in audit compliance. He specializes in international corporate tax matters, including advising clients about tax compliance issues and filing of tax returns. Mr. Baños has represented clients in tax deficiency payment plans, collection due process hearings, offers in compromise, and other collection negotiation procedures. Mr. Baños also drafts corporate, LLC and partnership agreements, and is well versed in estate planning and asset protection documents. Recently, Mr. Baños worked on the review of the Charter of the City of South Miami and conducted hearings and drafted proposals for the Update and Changes to the City Charter. He helped to implement the changes to the City Charter. Mr. Baños is a graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he was member of the Florida Journal of International Law. He obtained his undergraduate degrees in Political Science, cum laude, and Business Administration, cum laude, from Florida International University. Mr. Baños’ professional memberships include The Florida Bar, the Miami-Dade County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Baños also practices in the United States Tax Court and all Florida Federal District Courts. Mr. Baños is proficient in English and Spanish.

Education

University of Miami Law School, LLM (Candidate)
University of Florida, Levin College of Law, JD, 2006 (with Honors in Estates and Trusts)
Florida International University, BA, 2003, cum laude
Florida International University, BBA, 2003, cum laude

Practice Areas

Taxation
Audit Compliance
Complex Estate Planning
Corporate Entity Formation
Local Government
Neil Tygar
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Mr. Tygar graduated from Hofstra University School of Law and received his Juris Doctorate in 1989. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1990 and The Florida Bar and Washington D.C. Bars in 1991. Mr. Tygar practiced with the New York Firm of Goldson & Radin P.C. in the area of Real Estate Litigation until moving to Florida where he opened the Florida office of Goldson, Radin, & Tygar, P.A., which concentrated in Insurance Defense Litigation and consulted with insurance companies in the areas of Real Estate Brokerage E&O, and Medical Malpractice Defense. In 1997 the firm split up and was renamed the Law Offices of Neil Bryan Tygar, P.A. Since 1997 Mr. Tygar’s practice has concentrated in Real Estate Law, Mortgage Law, and Title Insurance. Mr. Tygar holds a Masters of Law Degree in Real Property and Land Development granted in 2001 from the University of Miami School of Law, is an authorized Title Agent with First American Title Insurance Company and holds a top ten agent designation from First American Title Insurance company granted in 2003. In addition to being admitted to practice before State Courts in New York , Florida, and Washington D.C. he is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, Eastern District of New York and Western District of New York, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Military Appeal, U.S. Court of International Trade, and United States Supreme Court. Mr. Tygar is also a member of the Real Property & Probate Section of the Florida Bar, and has served as General Counsel to a Florida Licensed Mortgage Lender Since 1998.

Education

Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. 1989    University of Miami School of Law, Masters of Law Degree in Real Property and Land Development 2001

Practice Areas

Insurance Defense Litigation
Real Estate Law
Mortgage Law
Title Insurance
Matthew Gross
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Matthew Gross is an Orlando lawyer who represents condominium associations and time shares in Central Florida and on the east coast of Florida. In this capacity, Mr. Gross was part of a team that recently oversaw the three-year one-million-dollar turnaround and restoration to financial health of a 300 unit condominium complex in severe distress. He is also a bankruptcy attorney, and in addition to addressing the bankruptcy needs of his condominium and timeshare clients as creditors, he has also provided a high level of client-centered legal service in the Federal Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida to hundreds of consumer bankruptcy clients. He has experience in administrative litigation, defending pharmacists against the Florida Department of Health Board of Pharmacy. Mr. Gross also prepares wills and estate plans for estate planning clients with estates totaling under ten million dollars. Mr. Gross graduated with a degree in Political Science from the University of Central Florida in 1999. He spent five years at seminary, and then attended law school at Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan, graduating in 2007. He is admitted to all Florida State Courts and to the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida, which encompasses Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Meyers. Mr. Gross serves on the board of the Institute of Human Flourishing, Inc., a Orlando-Florida-based think tank and as Secretary-Treasurer on the board of True Life Choice, Inc., a medical non-profit which exists to counsel mothers in crisis pregnancies to choose life and equip them to properly parent their baby when he or she arrives. Mr. Gross is the happily-married father of seven children, and he serves as a deacon at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church PCA in Orlando, Florida, where he has been a member for sixteen years.

Education


University of Central Florida, B.A.
Reformed Theological Seminary Ave Maria School of Law, J.D.

Practice Areas


Condominium Law
Timeshare Law
Bankruptcy Law
Business Law
Health Law
Estate Planning
James R. LaVigne
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Mr. James R. LaVigne is an international attorney and part of the management team. Mr. LaVigne holds his first law degree from the University of Florida, as well as, a Master of Law Degree in International Law from the University of Notre Dame London Law Center.  Mr. LaVigne is past chairman of the Orlando World Trade Association.  He has had a number of articles published on international law, U.S. immigration law, and European Community law.
Mr. LaVigne has served as an adjunct professor of International Business for Webster University, Orlando Campuses, where he taught International Business, International law in Business, and Global Competition. He has served as an international business consultant for the Export Legal Assistance Network and the University of Central Florida, Small Business Development Center. Mr. LaVigne handles all aspects of international business law, immigration law, contracts, joint ventures, foreign investments in the United States and international tax advising.
He served as the President of the British American Chamber of Commerce and also as a member of the Economic Development Commission of mid-Florida. Mr. LaVigne is currently admitted to practice in all the courts of Florida as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal in Atlanta and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. LaVigne graduated from the University of South Florida in 1972 with honors in both political science and public address and rhetoric. Mr. LaVigne received his L.L.M. in International Law with honors from Notre Dame University London Law Center. Mr. LaVigne is past chairman of the Orange County Bar Association International Law Committee.
Mr. LaVigne is a Florida Bar Board Certified International Lawyer (less than 40 lawyers of the 65,000 members of the Florida Bar are so certified) and served as Chairman of the Florida Bar International Law Certification Committee in 2010-2011. He continued as a committee member for 2012-2013. He is among Florida Super Lawyers in International Law for 2014.

Education

Notre Dame University London Law Center, L.L.M. in International Law (Honors).
University of South Florida,1972 Political Science, Public address and Rhetoric (Honors).

Practice Areas

Real Estate Business Transactions Foreclosure Defense Fair Labor Standards Act Immigration
Jose H. Luyanda, Sr.
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Mr. Jose H. Luyanda, Sr. is an immigration attorney.  From  2007 to 2013, Mr. Luyanda worked for the Department of Homeland Security USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) as an Asylum Officer, at the Houston Asylum Office in Houston, Texas.  He then worked as an Asylum Officer from 2013 to the end of 2014 at the Miami Asylum Office in Miami, Florida. During that time, Mr. Luyanda adjudicated asylum claims and conducted credible and reasonable fear cases as well as refugee processing in Havana, Cuba, Key West Florida, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Prior to working as an immigration attorney Mr. Luyanda managed his own private practice.  He worked landlord-tenant cases, representing clients as to their legal rights relating to landlord-tenant situations, such as, non-payment of rent, eviction actions and government housing benefits. Mr. Luyanda attended multiple trials and administrative hearings in representation of his clients.Mr. Luyanda is licensed to practice law in Florida and Texas. Mr. Luyanda is a member of the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida, a past member of Greater Dallas Texas Chamber of Commerce, the Dallas Texas Hispanic Bar Association, and past President of Fundacion Boricua in Orlando, Florida.Mr. Luyanda has an Associate degree in Applied Computer Science, from the University of Puerto Rico; a Bachelor of Arts, with a Mayor in Business Management from Inter American University of Puerto Rico; and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law.  His hobbies include playing golf and dominos and enjoys following sports

Education

University of Puerto Rico, J.D.
Inter American University of Puerto Rico, B.A.
University of Puerto Rico, A.A. Computer Science

Practice Areas

Business Law
Immigration
Family Law
Claude C. Davis II
Of Counsel
 

Bio

Claude C. Davis II is a native of Atlanta, Georgia.  He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law in Coral Gables, Florida in 2002.  He also received his Bachelors in Business Administration in Finance from The University of Georgia in 1999.
Upon returning to Atlanta after receiving his law degree he had the privilege of working as an intern for The Honorable M. Gino Brogdon at the Fulton County Superior Court, where he learned the importance of preparation and legal professionalism.  Prior to founding his own firm, Mr. Davis worked several years at one of the preeminent Plaintiff’s law firms in the Southeastern United States focusing on medical malpractice, catastrophic personal injury, tractor trailer collisions, wrongful death and probate related matters.  He credits these experiences with helping him gain the substantive knowledge and skills that enables him to consistently obtain outstanding results for clients.  He now enjoys devoting his practice to representing individuals and businesses in matters related to business litigation, catastrophic personal injury, and probate/estate planning related matters.
Mr. Davis has litigation and trial experience in state and federal courts both at the trial and appellate levels, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings.
Mr. Davis is also active in his community serving on the committee for the Atlanta Bar Association Summer Law Internship Program which provides summer law internships for high school students in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.  In addition, Mr. Davis has been appointed by The Supreme Court of the State of Georgia as a Mentor for the State Bar of Georgia Transition Into Law Program, serving as a mentor for newly admitted members of the State Bar of Georgia.  Mr. Davis also frequently serves on the scholarship review committee for local bar organizations and volunteers as a reading tutor for elementary school students at a local Atlanta Public School.  He was also named to Atlanta Business Journal “40 On the Rise,” in 2010.

Education

University of Miami, JD,2002
University of Georgia,Business Administration in Finance, BA, 1999

Practice Areas

Americans with Disability Act
Catastrophic Personal Injury
Fair Labor Standards Act
Probate & Estate Planning
State & Federal Litigation

 

STAFF & CONSULTANTS
July Llanes-Bonilla
Office Manager and Marketing Director
 

Bio

July E. Llanes-Bonilla is the Marketing Director and Office Manager of ELP Global, performing accounting, marketing and client services. Mrs. Llanes received her Master of Business Administration (MBA) specializing in Marketing & International Business from the Crummer Graduate School of Business in 2007, where she earned the Suntrust Bank Distinguished Leader of Merit Award and was an Honors Graduate.  She also graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Florida International University in 2004, earning a Bachelors of Business Administration degree with a concentration on International Business. Mrs. Llanes has worked with attorneys and large scale development projects for over a decade, performing office management, client communications, marketing, website management, and advising on advertising material. Mrs. Llanes is a Florida Notary Public and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Education

Crummer Graduate School of Business, 2007 MBA, Marketing & International Business  Florida International University, 2004 BA, Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude)

Dr. Ruy Cabral de Morais
Consultant
 

Bio

Dr. Ruy Cabral de Morais is a Brazilian attorney that specializes in insurance and reinsurance law, business law and taxation. He continues to hold the position of Coordinator of the Commission of Electronic and High Tech Crime for the Brazilian Bar Association in São Paulo (since 2012); and is a Specialist in Political Studies and Strategy, with emphasis on Development, Security and Social Justice with the Association of Graduates of the School of War – ADESG – SP. Dr. Cabral also serves as the Managing Director of the Association of Friends of the Station Special Lapa – AAEEL – with a mission to care for the social inclusion of people with disabilities in the labor market in Brazil. He has also held the position of Legal Director for the Center of Industries of the State of São Paulo’s West District (2008-2010). Dr. Cabral is a Partner and CEO of CABRAL DE MORAIS E PORTO SOCIEDADE DE ADVOGADOS. He speaks Portuguese and English.

Education

Bachelor of Law and Social Sciences – Integrated College Guarulhos – FIG – 2000
Bachelor of Business Administration – 1989 – Member of the Regional Board of Directors – CRA / SP since 1991
Postgraduate Metropolitan Colleges Unidas – FMU – Sensu Lato in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing and Finance

Practice Areas

Insurance and Reinsurance
Business Law
Taxation
Technology Law
High Tech Crime
Juan González
Consultant
 

Bio

Mr. González brings more than fifteen years of experience in Civil Law system countries including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain and Venezuela, advising investment groups and companies on international due diligence, merger and acquisitions, financial and real estate transactions, and energy projects. Prior to joining ELP as an International Consultant, he served as a senior executive in Deloitte, Baker & Mackenzie, and Banco Federal. He holds several certifications and formal training in the financial industry. He is active member of several non-profit and philanthropic organizations helping kids with cancer around the world. Mr. Gonzalez is proficient in Spanish, Portuguese and English.

Education

Universidad Andres Bello (Law, candidate)
George Washington University,
Instituto Superior de Mercados de Capitales, SM
Universidad Andres Bello, BA

Practice Areas

International Due Diligence
International Corporate & Financial Structures
International Wealth Protection & Estate planning
International Taxation
International Financial products and transactions
International Oil, Gas and Energy projects

 

SERVICES

 

 

Civil Litigation

We provide a variety of Civil Ligation services for clients seeking legal assistance

Technology Licensing

We manage the patenting, licensing, trade marking and copyrighting of intellectual property.

Real Estate Closings

We provide Real Estate Closings; we make sure the entire closing process get executed smoothly.

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Asset Protection
Bankruptcy
Business Transactions
Civil Litigation (State Court)
Civil Litigation (Federal Court)
Class Action Law Suits
Complex Contracts
Copyright
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Foreclosure Defense
Franchise Agreements

Immigration
Incorporation / LLC Formation
Intellectual Property
Non-Competition Agreements
Non-Disclosure Agreements
Probate
Real Estate Closings
Real Property Development
Tax
Technology Licensing
Trade Secret Protection
Trademark

 

 

 

 

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January 2014
Dr. Ruy Cabral de Morais Gets Interviewed on TV

Dr. Ruy de Morais Cabral, partner at the ELP Global office in Brazil, and based in São Paulo,  participated in a TV interview, representing the Law Commission’s Electronic Crimes and High Technology of the Bar Association of Brazil – São Paulo Section.

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Jan January 2014
Dr. Ruy Cabral de Morais Gets Interviewed on TV

Dr. Ruy de Morais Cabral, partner at the ELP Global office in Brazil, and based in São Paulo,  participated in a TV interview, representing the Law Commission’s Electronic Crimes and High Technology of the Bar Association of Brazil – São Paulo Section.

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August 2013
Battling the Bank: Foreclosure

And Protecting Owners and Personal Guarantors Most commercial property owners are family-owned affairs. Many owners have most of their net worth tied-up in their properties. Consequently, when rent rolls or business revenue dwindles, losing one or more properties can be catastrophic to the owners and their families. This article discusses foreclosure proceedings, common defenses, and Read more

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Aug August 2013
Battling the Bank: Foreclosure

And Protecting Owners and Personal Guarantors Most commercial property owners are family-owned affairs. Many owners have most of their net worth tied-up in their properties. Consequently, when rent rolls or business revenue dwindles, losing one or more properties can be catastrophic to the owners and their families. This article discusses foreclosure proceedings, common defenses, and Read more

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February 2013
Lawsuit For Breach Of Contract

Florida corporations, partnerships, businesses and individuals engaged in commerce often face federal court lawsuits asserting breach of contract and related claims.  These actions, generally characterized as commercial litigation, can be costly, disruptive and even fatal to your business or livelihood. Commercial litigation involves legal controversies stemming from a variety of business relationships that result in Read more

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Feb February 2013
Lawsuit For Breach Of Contract

Florida corporations, partnerships, businesses and individuals engaged in commerce often face federal court lawsuits asserting breach of contract and related claims.  These actions, generally characterized as commercial litigation, can be costly, disruptive and even fatal to your business or livelihood. Commercial litigation involves legal controversies stemming from a variety of business relationships that result in Read more

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February 2013
FLSA Lawsuit or “Collective Action”

Employers continue to face a barrage of  lawsuits under the FLSA, 29 U.S.C. §§ 201-219.  The FLSA prescribes standards for minimum wage and overtime pay for non-exempt employees.  Like many employment laws, the FLSA prohibits retaliation against an employee who engages in certain protected activity in asserting their FLSA rights including oral complaints of unpaid Read more

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Feb February 2013
FLSA Lawsuit or “Collective Action”

Employers continue to face a barrage of  lawsuits under the FLSA, 29 U.S.C. §§ 201-219.  The FLSA prescribes standards for minimum wage and overtime pay for non-exempt employees.  Like many employment laws, the FLSA prohibits retaliation against an employee who engages in certain protected activity in asserting their FLSA rights including oral complaints of unpaid Read more

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February 2013
Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

Employers continue to face an onslaught of lawsuits claiming discrimination in the workplace filed under one or more of the federal and state laws applicable to employment.  Many employment discrimination claims are filed daily against employers under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (Title VII), the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Read more

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Feb February 2013
Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

Employers continue to face an onslaught of lawsuits claiming discrimination in the workplace filed under one or more of the federal and state laws applicable to employment.  Many employment discrimination claims are filed daily against employers under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (Title VII), the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Read more

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February 2013
Defending a Disability Access Lawsuit

Florida businesses continue to face a stream of disability access lawsuits under Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).  Disability Access lawsuits generally claim that an individual, or class of individuals, with a disability are denied equal access to the goods or services provided by “places of public accommodation” based upon a disability.  Read more

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Feb February 2013
Defending a Disability Access Lawsuit

Florida businesses continue to face a stream of disability access lawsuits under Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).  Disability Access lawsuits generally claim that an individual, or class of individuals, with a disability are denied equal access to the goods or services provided by “places of public accommodation” based upon a disability.  Read more

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