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SFL Obtains Dismissal of Third-Party Action in Federal Court

SFL attorneys David M. Levine, Chad Purdie, and Antonia Iragorri prevailed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida obtaining dismissal of a third-party action, in its entirety, in favor of SFL’s client. The action stemmed from an insurance dispute between two insureds and their insurance broker, who sought to hold …

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SFL Obtains Order Permitting Service on Foreign Defendants Via Email

SFL’s international commercial litigation team recently utilized a little-known procedural tool in federal court to serve multiple European defendants by email in a million dollar lawsuit on behalf of its Spanish client.  Rather than employ more traditional methods of serving foreign parties, such as the Hague Convention, which can be a long and drawn out …

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SFL Triumphs in Million-Dollar Post Judgment Matter

SFL partners David Levine and Alexander Fischer triumphed in Miami-Dade County Circuit Court when they prevailed in a million-dollar proceeding supplementary seeking to, among other things, void two fraudulent transfers made by the judgment debtors to an offshore trust. Following the decision, SFL then obtained an order awarding its client reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs …

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SFL Prevails in Stalking Injunction Litigation

SFL attorneys Alexander Fischer and Antonia Iragorri scored a victory in Palm Beach County Circuit Court last week, when they successfully defended their client in a contentious dispute.  Petitioners sought an injunction from the Court for protection against stalking, alleging repeated harassment, a claim Fischer and Iragorri vehemently disputed.  Following the close of Petitioners’ case …

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Proposed Class Action Case Against Royal Caribbean Dismissed

Sanchez Fischer Levine client, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., had a proposed class action suit brought against it. After SFL filed a Motion to Dismiss the Complaint, the plaintiffs voluntarily withdrew the entirety of the lawsuit. Partners David Levine and Paola Sanchez Torres were the primary attorneys that crafted the motion that lead to Plaintiffs’ voluntary …

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Partners Honored with Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Inaugural Award

SFL Partners David Levine and Alexander Fischer have been included in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.  The pair has been recognized for their individual work in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Business Organizations. This award honors lawyers who have demonstrated “outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.”  …

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Partner David Levine has been appointed to an ABA Committee

SFL Partner David Levine has been appointed to serve another term as Co-Chair of the International Ethics Committee of the ABA International Law Section. The ABA International Law Section is the leader in the development of policy in the international arena, the promotion of the rule of law and the education of international law practitioners. …

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Partner Alexander Fischer has been appointed to a Florida Bar Committee

The Florida Bar President has selected and appointed SFL Partner Alexander Fischer to The Florida Bar Committee for Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy. The mission of the Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee is to: Promote professionalism among lawyer-lobbyists; Provide appropriate and applicable legal education on matters of interest; and Provide mentoring and networking opportunities …

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