Lash & Goldberg has developed a team approach to litigation in which each case is efficiently staffed by experienced attorneys, paralegals and law clerks. Each case - large or small - is handled in a unique, distinct and attentive manner to accomplish our clients’ goals. To date, the firm’s diverse practice includes the successful prosecution and defense of matters in the following areas:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Legal disputes resolved through out-of-court processes like arbitration and mediation, ADR can be a practical and cost-effective tool for conflict resolution outside of traditional court proceedings. The Firm has handled numerous arbitration proceedings to conclusion through final hearing before arbitration panels and sole neutrals under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, the American Health Lawyers Association ADR Service and other ADR organizations. The Firm’s lawyers are well-versed in the Federal Arbitration Act and comparable state statutes, and the legal principles governing the scope and conduct of arbitration proceedings and the enforcement of arbitration awards.
Banking, Finance & Trade Litigation
Lash & Goldberg provides representation to money center banks, trade finance companies, and other institutional lenders with respect to enforcement of all types of commercial interests, liens and credit facilities.
Complex Business Litigation
Lash & Goldberg handles a range of commercial matters in state and federal courts involving contract disputes, business torts, anticompetitive conduct and unfair trade practices, copyright and trademark infringement disputes, and other complex matters. The Firm has successfully prosecuted and defended claims arising under state and federal antitrust laws, the federal little FTC Act, and Florida’s deceptive and unfair trade practices statute.
Class Action Litigation
Lash & Goldberg leads regional and national litigation on behalf of both individual consumers and large groups of plaintiffs. We have significant experience navigating the complexities of consumer protection issues and representing the interests of large groups of individuals in large-scale and multi-district cases.
Corporate, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Disputes between principles of a company or partnership frequently lead to litigation. Lash & Goldberg prosecutes and defends claims on behalf of officers, directors and partners in disputes arising in diverse business settings. The Firm also handles all facets of contested securities matters -- from representing public companies and their officers in suits by securities holders, to prosecuting and defending investor claims, and defending Securities and Exchange Commission investigations.
Employment, Disability & Discrimination Litigation
Lash & Goldberg represents individuals and companies in employment contract disputes, discrimination claims, and other workplace grievances. The Firm has also successfully handled select disability claims for professionals.
Health Care Operations & Litigation
Lash & Goldberg prides itself on its work with top-tier healthcare institutions. We understand the intricate healthcare payment system, the unique business environment and the overlay of regulations and agency oversight that affect the way healthcare entities operate. Our areas of expertise span all facets of the industry, including work with for-profit and non-profit hospitals, health systems, and multi-specialty provider groups. In addition, founding partner Alan Lash is a member of a select and elite group of specialists recognized by the Florida Bar in the area of health law.
Real Estate & Construction Litigation
Lash & Goldberg provides comprehensive representation to real estate professionals through changing business cycles -- from managing the legal aspects of large land deals and construction projects to commercial landlord-tenant disputes, to workouts and restructurings. We are also active in construction cases, including litigation of disputes involving owners, contractors, designers and suppliers of construction equipment, products and processes.
Lash & Goldberg has significant experience in the resolution of administrative, civil and criminal tax matters. We understand that tax laws are numerous, complex and frequently changing. Our goal in representing clients in contested tax matters is to resolve the matter as early in the process as possible and in a manner that achieves the economic objectives of our clients without affecting their ongoing relationship with the IRS. We are also very experienced in the defense of federal criminal tax matters.
The Firm represents an array of companies involved in various aspects of the telecommunications industry such as carriers, wireless service providers, manufacturers, and resellers. The Firm understands the complexities of the industry and the myriad of applicable legal and regulatory requirements under which telecommunications companies operate. The Firm has successfully represented industry clients in court, arbitration and administrative proceedings and before state public service commissions in a variety of complex and contested matters.
White Collar Criminal Defense
Because of the increased role played by the federal government in regulatory and criminal law enforcement, businesses and their executives are becoming increasingly subjected to investigations and potential indictment. Lash & Goldberg has defended and counseled clients in criminal and related civil and administrative matters at the federal, state and local levels. We counsel, advise and advocate for our clients who are facing investigations or are subject to criminal charges throughout all phases of the process. Our attorneys represent a variety of clients in a number of settings, including licensing boards, grand juries, investigative commissions, and through trial and appeal.