Member Profile: David H. Lichter

David H. Lichter
Lichter Law Firm
18305 Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 302
Aventura, FL 33160
Email: Click for email

Tel: (305) 356-7555
Fax: (305) 356-7556
Website: www.lichterlawfirm.com

FL Chapter: www.FloridaMediators.org

David H. Lichter regularly travels out of state to Georgia, New York

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Fact Finding; Special Master

 

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David H. Lichter has substantive case experience in the following areas...

ADA Disability
Admiralty
Agricultural
Anti-Trust
Appellate
Automotive
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy/Creditors
Business Dissolution
Civil Rights
Class Actions
Commercial/Business
Condominiums
Construction
Consumer Fraud
Contract Disputes
Debt Collections
Discrimination
EEOC
Employment
Family Businesses
Franchise
Health Care
Insurance
Intellectual Property
International
Internet
Landlord/Tenant
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Media & Communications
Mortgage Foreclosure
Non-profit Organizations
Partnerships
Premises Liability
Probate
Product Liability
Professional Fees
Professional Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Real Estate
Religious Institutions
Securities
Shareholder Disputes
Software
Sports
Technology
Telecommunications
Torts
Trademarks/Patents
Trusts / Estates
Unfair Competition
Wage & Hour/FMLA

 

BIOGRAPHICAL:

David is an experienced litigator whose work is substantially devoted to the mediation, arbitration and litigation of business and intellectual property disputes and class action matters. David is engaged regularly by plaintiffs and defendants and mediates and arbitrates cases throughout the United States as well as Puerto Rico and the Bahamas. He has mediated and arbitrated more than 1,400 matters and has also served as a special master, special investigator and special magistrate in in state and federal court.

David is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Circuit and County Court mediator, and by the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida as a Certified Mediator and is listed in the Register of Mediators for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. He is also a member of the Commercial Panel of Arbitrators and is a mediator for the American Arbitration Association and is an approved mediator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He was appointed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida as one of four mediators to mediate 1,400 preference actions in a large bankruptcy case. and as one of two mediators to mediate 570 preference actions in another large bankruptcy case in the Southern District of Florida. Additionally, David is a member of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators. The particular substantive areas in which he has mediated, arbitrated, litigated and served as a special master include securities, real estate, contracts, common law breach of fiduciary duty and fraud, legal professional liability, trade secrets, trademark and copyright infringement and counterfeiting, covenants not to compete, tortious interference, civil forfeiture, franchises, dealer termination, antitrust, civil rights, False Claims Act, probate, FLSA, RICO, ADA, RESPA, Truth in Lending Act, insurance, corporate derivative disputes, class and collective actions and other common law and statutory business torts.

David graduated with honors from Brandeis University and received his law degree with honors from Georgetown University Law Center where he participated on the Editorial Board of the American Criminal Law Review. Following graduation, David served as law clerk for the Hon. Howell W. Melton, United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida. After his clerkship, David worked for nearly five years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida in Miami, Florida, in the appellate, civil, and major crimes and frauds divisions, and tried numerous civil and criminal jury trials. After leaving the U.S. Attorney's office, David practiced with the Kenny Nachwalter law firm for 14 years before establishing David Lichter & Associates, P.A. in 2003, Higer Lichter & Givner in 2006 and the Lichter Law Firm in 2015.

David is a past Vice-Chair of the Securities Litigation Committee of the Dade County Bar Association, and is a past Chair of the Florida Bar's Federal Court Practice Committee. He has lectured on a variety of topics over the years at the Annual Conference hosted by the Florida Dispute Resolution Center and spoken on mediation at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference and the Annual Seminar of the Securities Industry Association Compliance and Legal Division and at Florida International University and the University of Miami Law Schools. David, who is A/V rated by Martindale-Hubbell, is included in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Alternative Dispute Resolution, in the 2015 Florida Super Lawyers Magazine in the fields of Business Litigation and Mediation the 2011 Florida Trend Magazine's Legal Elite in the field of Mediation . 

EDUCATION:

  • J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University, 1982
  • B.A., cum laude, Brandeis University, 1979
  • Certified Mediator, U.S. District Court, Southern Dist. Fla. and Middle District of Florida
  • Register of Mediators, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern Dist. Fla.
  • Certified Circuit Civil and County Court Mediator, State of Florida
  • Qualified Arbitrator, State of Florida
  • Certified Program Arbitrator and Mediator, Florida Bar

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Arbitrator (Commercial Panel) and Mediator for American Arbitration Association
  • Mediator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Member, Florida Academy of Professional Mediators

Rates

  • $475.00 per hour, including review time
No charge for travel in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties
  • $250.00 per hour for travel to Palm Beach County
  • No minimums
  • Flat rates are available for mediations conducted out of state or outside the Miami-Dade-Broward-Palm Beach County area

 

David H. Lichter is a member of our FL chapter, Florida Circuit-Civil Mediator Society, Florida's premier roster of distinguished attorney-mediators. The FCCMS profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at www.floridamediators.org/david-lichter

 

 
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